May 30, 2012
With the eurozone crisis at a "critical" point, substantive interim measures are needed to reestablish stability while long-term fundamental changes are pursued, says CFR’s Robert E. Rubin.
February 8, 2012
The Hamas-Fatah unity deal reflects Palestinian efforts to find new patrons and new sources of support in the region, says CFR’s Robert M. Danin.
March 8, 2013
Short Description: The automatic cuts in U.S. federal government spending, known as the "sequester," will negatively impact the U.S. economy in the short run and will not solve the long-term challeng…
March 19, 2013
Israel’s new coalition government is widely divided on prospects for peace with the Palestinians, but the coalition is likely to last longer than many expect, says CFR’s Robert M. Danin.
March 27, 2013
Cyprus’s last-minute bailout deal highlights the vulnerabilities in the island nation’s financial system, as well as the flaws in the eurozone’s ability to effectively respond to banking crises, says…
July 18, 2013
With a slowing economy, China’s continued growth will largely depend on Beijing’s policy decisions, says CFR’s Robert Kahn.
July 25, 2013
Peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians have relaunched, ensuring major new challenges for both parties and the United States, says CFR’s Robert Danin.
February 8, 2013
Despite its booming economy, Mexico continues to struggle with alarmingly high levels of violence linked to drugs and organized crime. This video primer examines the crisis and explores policy option…
October 2, 2013
A short U.S. government shutdown will likely have a limited effect on the economy but will be followed by a protracted debate over increasing the debt limit, which may result in the government’s defa…
July 15, 2014
This video is part of the Council on Foreign Relations’ InfoGuide Presentation, "The Sunni-Shia Divide."