February 9, 2009
CFR Senior Fellow Laurie Garrett says the recent Davos economic forum failed to provide any blue print for reconciling the financial crisis and development aid needs. She predicts donor nations will …
February 19, 2010
With the death toll in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo likely exceeding six million, the UN peacekeeping force needs beefing up, and both the Rwandan and Congolese governments should punish …
January 11, 2011
The cholera epidemic that has added to the list of Haiti’s post-earthquake miseries is a reminder that what Haiti needs more than anything else is good governance that would lead to better infrastruc…
April 13, 2012
An examination of the World Bank’s evolution as a global health actor and Jim Yong Kim’s career in public health raises questions about how he would handle the role of president, writes CFR’s Laurie …
August 15, 2011
New efforts by the Obama administration to prioritize the prevention of atrocities can only make a difference if authorities are able to surmount challenges ranging from bureaucratic inertia to fickl…
April 7, 2014
Has the world progressed since 1994 in stopping mass atrocities? Concerted efforts by states, institutions, and NGOs make them less likely, write CFR’s Paul Stares and Anna Feuer.
December 19, 2012
Reducing the risk that chemical weapons will be used in Syria, considered a nightmare scenario, requires a comprehensive prevention strategy from the international community, writes CFR’s Paul Stares…
October 13, 2016
The long-reigning Thai king’s tacit support of military coups over the last decade undercuts his past image as a force for stability.
May 15, 2017
Saudi Arabia’s stability is not under immediate threat, but questions about the Kingdom's fate in longer-term will persist.
September 22, 2017
Talks later this year between President Serzh Sargsyan and President Ilham Aliyev can reduce the likelihood of renewed armed conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan.