February 11, 2020
The Trump administration’s proposal is a recipe for a Palestinian state in principle but not in practice.
February 5, 2020
As the 2020 presidential campaign heats up, U.S. politics is getting harder and harder to explain to the rest of the world.
January 28, 2020
Iran’s web of armed partners such as Hezbollah serves to strengthen its influence in the Middle East and could pose a growing threat to the United States and its allies in the region.
January 24, 2020
The International Court of Justice issued an important decision aimed at protecting Myanmar’s persecuted Rohingya minority, but its impact is unclear.
January 13, 2020
Qassem Suleimani and Tehran have won the battle for Baghdad. U.S. policymakers should understand that—and leave.
January 3, 2020
The assassination of Qassem Suleimani may have been legally justifiable but was not strategically prudent.
December 18, 2019
The United States has dialed down both its presence and role in a region that it has dominated for nearly a half-century.
December 12, 2019
CFR experts spotlight some of the most important trends they will be tracking in the year ahead.
December 4, 2019
The benefits of their personal relationship are clear for the Turkish president. But the U.S. president has his reasons, too.
December 3, 2019
The Kurds have no choice but to always trust the United States—and to suffer the inevitable consequences.