89 Results for:

December 4, 2012

International Organizations
An Exclusive Interview With the World’s Leading Trade Scholar, Jagdish Bhagwati

In an interview with Gordon Campbell of Werewolf, Jagdish N. Bhagwati discusses his concerns about the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

August 22, 2012

Afghanistan
Gloomy Prognosis for Afghanistan

Recent "insider attacks" on U.S. forces raise concerns about the Afghan security transition in 2014 and long-term U.S. support for local troops, says CFR’s Stephen Biddle.

August 13, 2012

Media
What’s at Stake in Putin’s Culture War

The trial of a punk band in Russia reflects the Putin regime’s hard-line opinions on political dissent, and those views are shaping its foreign policy, says CFR’s Stephen Sestanovich.

June 27, 2012

Russia
Selling Putin’s Mideast Policy

Vladimir Putin’s Middle East trip was an effort to explain policies on Iran and Syria that have put it at odds with Israel and many Arab states, says CFR’s Stephen Sestanovich.

May 8, 2012

United States
A New U.S.-Turkey Partnership?

Turkey’s dramatic changes make it ripe for closer diplomatic and economic collaboration with the United States, says Stephen Hadley, co-chair of a new CFR Task Force Report.

May 3, 2012

Elections and Voting
The Next Putin Presidency

Vladimir Putin’s third term as Russia’s president could be characterized by greater political competition and middle-class opposition domestically, along with mixed relations with the United States, …

March 16, 2012

Afghanistan
Ending the Afghan War

The killing of Afghan civilians and the Taliban’s suspension of peace talks have complicated the U.S. mission in Afghanistan. CFR’s Stephen Biddle discusses U.S. choices.

March 6, 2012

Elections and Voting
Will Putin’s Victory Change Russia?

Vladimir Putin’s reelection as president raises concerns over domestic reforms and relations with Washington. Russia’s future will be determined by Putin’s handling of opponents and whether oppositio…

December 13, 2011

Political Movements
Why Russian Protests Matter

The mass protests in Russia challenging the parliamentary vote reflect increasing hostility to Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and have the potential to change Russian politics in a fundamental way, sa…

November 10, 2011

International Organizations
Impact of Russia’s WTO Entry on U.S.

Russia’s accession to the WTO can boost U.S. exports to the country, but the U.S. Congress will have to graduate Russia from Cold War-era trade legislation, says CFR’s Stephen Sestanovich.