March 1, 2012
North Korea may be on the verge of a "transformative moment," which will require the time, attention, and resources of the winner of the U.S. presidential election, says CFR’s Scott Snyder.
November 11, 2011
CFR’s Scott Snyder says the Obama administration’s new initiatives in Asia threaten the primary role that APEC has played as a gathering for Asian leaders.
June 2, 2011
Following U.S. envoy Robert King’s visit to North Korea to assess the food situation in the country, CFR’s Adjunct Senior Fellow for Korea Studies Scott A. Snyder says that any U.S. decision to provi…
January 29, 2013
As renewed bipartisan efforts to reform U.S. immigration policy get under way, CFR’s Edward Alden gives three reasons why the time for reform may finally be at hand.
March 6, 2012
In a March 2012 meeting, President Obama’s nominee for defense secretary explains how the United States is transforming its military and defense strategy in the face of funding cutbacks.
September 11, 2012
CFR’s James M. Lindsay discusses the signing of the Oslo Accords on September 13, 1993, including the secret negotiations that produced the agreement, what its terms stipulated, and how it failed to …
March 22, 2012
The winner of the 2012 U.S. presidential election will have to determine the scope of defense policy ambitions under strong pressure to restore domestic economic solvency, which will "overshadow" pol…
February 15, 2012
The winner of the 2012 presidential election faces an important leadership test on trade, which will have challenges and opportunities, says CFR’s Thomas Bollyky, including leveling the playing field…
January 26, 2012
The winner of the 2012 U.S. presidential race will have to make critical decisions on Afghanistan, including how to support and fund Afghan forces as well as possible concessions to the Taliban, says…
February 2, 2012
The newly announced U.S. plan to end its combat mission in Afghanistan by mid-2013 could make it more difficult to realize the chief goal of helping Afghan national forces become self-sufficient, say…