February 26, 2017
The UN’s top leadership position has broad authority to steer the organization’s agenda but its impact has varied widely among office holders since 1946.
January 11, 2017
The Colombian government and FARC rebels have signed a historic peace agreement that charts a path to sustainable peace after decades of civil war.
May 22, 2015
The United States and China have developed competing visions for reviving ancient trade routes connecting Asia and Europe. The U.S. diplomatic strategy focuses on Afghanistan, while China hopes to ec…
September 28, 2007
Gen. David Petraeus’ assertions about falling casualties in Iraq are supported by a range of objective sources. But his testimony to Congress does not establish whether the decline is attributable to…
June 10, 2015
Hydraulic fracturing has unlocked huge reserves of shale gas and oil, transforming the energy outlook in the United States and the world, even as local opposition and falling world prices threaten th…
August 28, 2014
Tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors, mostly from Central America, are arriving in the United States illegally, adding severe stress to an immigration system already in need of a major overhaul…
August 25, 2014
The crisis has spiraled into conflict that has killed thousands and continues to feed tensions between Russia and Western powers over Moscow’s support for separatists.
November 19, 2012
The eurozone crisis has consequences far beyond the continent’s economic performance, such as the EU’s ability to forge coherent defense and foreign policy.
February 6, 2014
Antitrust law, which has evolved primarily through landmark Supreme Court cases, plays an essential role in the maintenance of efficient markets and promotion of long-term U.S. economic prosperity.
December 10, 2013
The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("Dodd-Frank"), signed into law in July 2010, is one of the most significant regulatory reform measures since the Great Depression.