February 10, 2006Palestinian Territories
Daniel Kurtzer, former U.S. ambassador to Israel, says the West should be flexible enought to preserve political engagement with the Palestinian Authority.
January 6, 2003North Korea
The Bush administrations refusal to talk to North Korea is a mistake, says Korea expert Don Oberdorfer in an interview with Bernard Gwertzman, consulting editor for cfr.org. D…
November 1, 2002North Korea
Morton Abramowitz, who is co-chairman of the Council on Foreign Relations Independent Task Force on Korea, says that despite North Korea’s disclosure that it has a secret nuclear weapons program, “we…
September 1, 2009Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
George Perkovich, an expert on nuclear policy, says despite the world’s revulsion at the apparently staged elections in Iran, the United States should be prepared to talk to the Iranian government.
September 27, 2005Israel
At a time of political ferment both within the Palestinians’ newly controlled Gaza Strip and Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s Likud Party, Henry Siegman, the director of the Council’s U.S./Middl…
February 23, 2007Iraq
Michael Knights, a British expert on security in southern Iraq, says British efforts to improve security around Basra have fallen short.