December 8, 2014
The United States and Egypt are unlikely to rebuild the strategic partnership they had decades ago, even though some in both countries favor a rapprochement, says CFR’s Steven Cook.
November 14, 2014
Outmatched by the Russian military, Ukrainian forces require more support from the Pentagon, including defensive weapons, says expert Steven Pifer.
July 18, 2014
The downing of a Malaysian passenger jet over eastern Ukraine requires an international inquiry as well as ongoing pressure to stop arming separatists in the region, says expert Steven Pifer.
July 9, 2014
Britain finds itself at an unusual crossroads this summer as it negotiates a fraught relationship with Europe and prepares for a possible Scottish secession, says journalist Steven Erlanger.
April 14, 2014
The situation in Ukraine will continue to unravel unless Russia comes to planned diplomatic talks in Geneva this week with options for defusing the crisis, says expert Steven Pifer.
March 18, 2014
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has weathered public protests, a corruption scandal, and mounting political pressure in the past year, and is likely to tighten his grip on power, says CFR’s Steve…
October 21, 2013
A number of diplomatic challenges, including disagreements over the crisis in Syria, could threaten to undermine years of improving U.S.-Turkey relations, says CFR’s Steven A. Cook.
March 22, 2013
The success of a surprise cease-fire between Turkey and PKK insurgents hinges on Ankara granting the Kurds greater autonomy and whether the militant group disarms, says CFR’s Steven A. Cook.
January 31, 2013
Its economy is in terrible condition and state authority is apparently breaking down. It’s time to contemplate an intervention by Egypt’s military, says CFR’s Steven Cook.
October 17, 2012
An intensifying anti-Assad stance has disrupted Turkey’s pragmatic regional policy and aroused concerns at home that it is on a war footing, says expert Steven Heydemann.