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July 13, 2011

Pakistan
Why Pakistan is a Terrorist Attraction

Stewart M. Patrick, Director of the Council on Foreign Relations’ International Institutions and Global Governance Program, explains why some weak and failing states such as Pakistan are more attract…

August 18, 2011

United States
9/11 Perspectives: Pursuing a Global Response to Terrorism

This video is part of a special Council on Foreign Relations series that explores how 9/11 changed international relations and U.S. foreign policy. In this video, Stewart M. Patrick, senior fellow an…

October 4, 2011

Greece
Preventing the Spread of Greece’s Crisis

Sebastian Mallaby, Director of the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies and Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, says Greece is nearing a turning point in its d…

December 19, 2011

North Korea
Deciphering North Korea’s Transition

Following the death of leader Kim Jong-il, the transition of power in North Korea could see Pyongyang engaging in further provocative activities, says CFR’s Paul Stares.

January 11, 2012

International Organizations
UN Security Council Reform: Is It Time?

CFR’s Stewart Patrick outlines the debate over UN Security Council reform and discusses the obstacles going forward.

February 1, 2012

Iran
Iran and the U.S.-Saudi Relationship

The U.S.-Saudi relationship has become increasingly strained since the onset of the Arab awakening, and Iran’s nuclear ambitions could pose further challenges, says expert F. Gregory Gause III.

February 6, 2012

International Organizations
R2P in Crisis Following UN Syria Vote

The Russian and Chinese veto of a UN Security Council resolution calling for an end to violence in Syria calls into question the viability of the Responsibility to Protect doctrine and poses a dilemm…

February 15, 2012

Global Governance
Five Things to Know About the G20

As Mexico prepares to welcome the first meeting of G20 foreign ministers this weekend, CFR’s Stewart M. Patrick highlights five things to know about the world’s steering body for global financial coo…

February 28, 2012

International Organizations
The UN Human Rights Council: Five Things to Know

The UN Human Rights Council is emerging as an increasingly relevant player in the Syrian crisis. CFR’s Stewart M. Patrick highlights five things to know about the revived global human rights forum.

March 6, 2012

Budget, Debt, and Deficits
From the Archives: Ashton Carter on Defense Strategy for the 21st Century

In a March 2012 meeting, President Obama’s nominee for defense secretary explains how the United States is transforming its military and defense strategy in the face of funding cutbacks.