December 3, 2020Middle East and North Africa
Ten years on, the lives of people in Arab Spring countries have improved in certain aspects but worsened in others. CFR.org visualizes the changes in Bahrain, Egypt, Libya, Syria, Tunisia, and Yemen…
October 26, 2020Southeast Asia
Myanmar is set to hold general elections next month, for the second time since the end of military rule in 2011. The last election, in 2015, ushered Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy i…
September 14, 2020Diplomacy and International Institutions
Council of Councils global perspectives roundups gather opinions from experts on major international developments. In this edition, members of six leading global think tanks reflect on what reforms a…
March 26, 2020Syrian Civil War
The pandemic will soon magnify the threats festering in the Middle East’s longest-running war.
June 8, 2020United Nations
Many UN agencies, programs, and missions receive crucial funding from the United States. President Trump’s proposed budget cuts could jeopardize their work.
June 5, 2020Human Rights
The U.S. government’s response to anti-racism protests risks causing lasting damage to American credibility and influence in protecting minorities and oppressed groups worldwide.