March 10, 2006Americas
As Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Undersecretary of State for Public Diplomacy Karen Hughes prepare for their trip to South America, CFR Senior Fellow Julia Sweig says the United States must…
November 18, 2003Iraq
Zbigniew Brzezinski, who served as President Jimmy Carters national security adviser, sharply attacks the Bush administrations handling of foreign policy, asserting that despite its worl…
July 16, 2013Americas
Recent revelations about U.S. surveillance activities in Latin America have provoked a range of negative responses from regional leaders, but the practical consequences will be marginal, says expert …
September 13, 2018Sub-Saharan Africa
The Pentagon plans to withdraw its special operations forces in Africa, but major cutbacks could threaten recent efforts to counter terrorism threats across the region.
September 14, 2016South Sudan
South Sudan’s civil war is the result of a weakly institutionalized state and may require the African Union’s intervention to find peace and stability, says expert Alex de Waal.