September 14, 2012
The Arab Spring severely weakened the narrative of Islamist extremists but they are now stirring anti-U.S. sentiments in fragile new democracies, says Mideast expert Ali Soufan.
April 7, 2011
Concern about Arab world pro-democracy movements has caused Iran’s government to get tougher with opponents and is affecting political jockeying for parliamentary elections in 2012 and the presidenti…
July 30, 2003
Transcript of R.L. Garwin interview by Ms. Allison Smith
CBC Morning (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) at 0815
A. Smith: North Korea isn’t the only country suspected of launching a nuclear we…
August 9, 2016
As a result of the Brexit vote to leave the European Union, the United Kingdom is likely to see another Scottish independence referendum in its future.
August 16, 2017
Armed protests in Charlottesville highlight how the U.S. government has long devoted insufficient resources toward countering domestic far-right movements.
February 10, 2017
The battle over the Trump administration’s executive order on immigration raises weighty constitutional questions involving presidential power and the judiciary’s role in national security, explains …
September 28, 2016
Congress overrode a presidential veto to enable the families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia in U.S. courts. But the law will be a thorn in U.S. foreign relations, and plaintiffs will not likely …
April 5, 2018
Armenia’s partnership agreement with the EU signals its shift toward Europe amid growing tensions between Russia and the West.
September 24, 2009
President Barack Obama’s week of summitry indicates that, increasingly, the most vexing global problems are unlikely to be solved by treaties, says CFR President Richard N. Haass. An informal approac…
November 5, 2008
CFR President Richard N. Haass, who worked on previous presidential transitions, says that given the current world situation, he believes the first priority for President-elect Barack Obama lies in "…