December 16, 2020Afghanistan
(CNN)As President Trump seeks to draw down US troops from Afghanistan and Iraq, some have argued the decision is about bringing an end to America's endless wars. But the real issue is how to create e…
December 3, 2020Middle East and North Africa
Ten years on, the lives of people in Arab Spring countries have improved in certain aspects but worsened in others. CFR.org visualizes the changes in Bahrain, Egypt, Libya, Syria, Tunisia, and Yemen…
October 30, 2020Middle East and North Africa
In the last decade, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has shaped Turkey into a revisionist power that challenges not just its neighbors, but also allies such as France and the United States.
October 12, 2020Iraq
The United States is threatening to close its outpost in Baghdad. It should have done so yesterday.
September 21, 2020Europe and Eurasia
With Washington absent and Berlin indifferent, it has fallen to Paris to deter and defuse the situation.