July 27, 2012
The International AIDS Conference shows that challenges, such as funding and maintaining political will, likely means no short-term end to the epidemic, says CFR’s Laurie Garrett.
May 29, 2012
The weekend massacre near Houla that has galvanized international outrage may spark a stronger Russian stand against the Assad regime, says Syria expert Mona Yacoubian.
April 11, 2012
As the Supreme Court prepares to take on Arizona’s controversial immigration law and the Obama administration carries out nationwide sweeps, CFR’s Edward Alden says that comprehensive reform remains …
April 9, 2012
Registration is now closed for Egypt’s upcoming presidential election. CFR’s Steven A. Cook discusses major contenders, including the Muslim Brotherhood’s Khairat al-Shater and last-minute entrant Om…
December 28, 2011
As the last U.S. troops withdrew from Iraq this month, an emerging political battle among the country’s top leaders has raised concerns over its stability. It underscores the difficult road ahead for…
August 9, 2011
Global markets’ reaction to eurozone turbulence and S&P’s downgrade of U.S. debt add uncertainty to U.S. foreign policy, raising questions about which goals the country has the means to pursue, says …
August 3, 2011
Despite global market fears of a U.S. credit downgrade, U.S. treasuries will remain the safest bet for international investors, says global economics expert Kent Hughes.
July 21, 2011
The Pentagon’s new strategy for operating in cyberspace breaks little ground and offers few specifics, says CFR’s Adam Segal. While the last six months have been busy for U.S. cybersecurity policy, h…
April 19, 2011
NATO’s failure to apply sufficient military force to oust Libya’s leader and protect civilians is a blow to the credibility of the alliance and the United States, says expert Robert E. Hunter.
March 22, 2011
The U.S. Navy’s maritime strategy, in which humanitarian missions play a prominent role, is based on a debatable assumption that credible enemies have largely disappeared and that competition of the …