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May 19, 2011

Middle East and North Africa
Gauging Obama’s Mideast Policy Speech

President Obama’s Mideast speech included more assertive language in support of self-determination and a detailed outline of terms for an Israeli-Palestinian settlement. CFR’s Elliott Abrams, Robert …

March 17, 2010

Israel
U.S.-Israel: Unsettled Relationship

CFR experts assess the causes for the U.S.-Israeli divisions over the settlements issue, citing everything from diplomatic bungling to Obama administration aims to destabilize the Israeli coalition.

May 21, 2010

China
A Weighty U.S.-China Dialogue

The upcoming U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue will include tough issues like Iran, North Korea, and U.S. trade concerns over China’s "indigenous innovation" policy, say four CFR experts.

June 2, 2017

Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
How Six Days in 1967 Shaped the Modern Middle East

On the war’s fiftieth anniversary, five scholars discuss how Israel, the Palestinian territories, and the Arab world were remade.

Israeli soldiers in front of the Dome of the Rock.

September 9, 2011

United States
Education Reform and U.S. Competitiveness

How should the United States reform its K-12 education system to retain global competitiveness? Four experts say reforms revolve around teachers.

May 2, 2011

Afghanistan
What’s Next for al-Qaeda?

Osama bin Laden’s death is a real and symbolic blow to al-Qaeda, and its stature in the Middle East is already diminished by the pro-democracy movements in the region, but the group remains lethal. S…

May 23, 2014

Egypt
Egypt After the Election

Egyptians will vote for president on May 26–27 in an election whose outcome is considered a foregone conclusion. Four experts weigh the state of Egyptian politics more than three years after the upri…

May 28, 2010

United States
Obama’s NSS: Promise and Pitfalls

President Obama’s first National Security Strategy departs from Bush administration doctrine by redefining the war against terror groups and embracing multilateralism, and may expect too much from gl…

February 7, 2006

United States
Reviewing the 2006 Quadrennial Defense Review

The new Pentagon strategic plan calls for a more mobile, modern U.S. military capable of meeting threats posed by non-state actors like al-Qaeda. Cfr.org inteviews four military experts for their vie…

June 10, 2016

United Kingdom
Weighing the Consequences of ’Brexit’

Five experts analyze the potential impacts of a UK departure from the European Union on economic growth, financial stability, and foreign policy.