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October 18, 2019

Election 2020
Campaign Foreign Policy Roundup: The Democratic Debate, Trade Policy, and the Iran Nuclear Deal

Each Friday, I look at what the presidential challengers are saying about foreign policy.

Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders, former Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Elizabeth Warren debate during the fourth U.S. Democratic presidential candidates 2020 election debate in Westerville, Ohio, U.S., October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

August 20, 2019

United States
Back-to-School Reading Special

Every year CFR.org editor Bob McMahon and I record a summer reading episode of CFR’s “The World Next Week” podcast. We usually do it in June as we entertain visions of leisurely summer days yet to co…


September 6, 2016

China’s Summer of Discontent

I was struck by a recent headline in the South China Morning Post heralding Xi Jinping’s political gains at home from his diplomacy abroad. If the assessment is correct, it would suggest that a serie…


February 26, 2016

Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From the Week of February 26, 2016

Rachel Brown, Lincoln Davidson, Sungtae “Jacky” Park, Ariella Rotenberg, Gabriel Walker, and Pei-Yu Wei look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. South Korea tells China to back off on THAAD. Thi…


June 1, 2015

Elections and Voting
Campaign 2016: Martin O’Malley, Democratic Presidential Candidate

When Bill Clinton wrote to a rising Democratic political star back in 2002 that “I won’t be surprised if you go all the way” to the White House, he had no way of knowing that Martin O’Malley would en…


February 8, 2013

United States
You Might Have Missed: Drone Strikes, Civilian Casualties, and John Brennan

Dianne Feinstein, Opening Remarks at the Senate Intelligence Committee Confirmation Hearing for John Brennan, February 7, 2013. I’ve… been attempting to speak publicly about the very low number of c…

Predator drone

November 21, 2012

United States
You Might Have Missed: Targeted Killings, the Fiscal Cliff, and "Killer Robots"

Nicholas Schmidle, “After Pakistan,” The New Yorker, November 26, 2012. And then there were the drones. A couple of weeks ago, on his first day at Columbia, Munter admonished a class of fourteen law…


January 31, 2012

Guest Post: Press Freedom and Development in Africa

This is a guest post by Asch Harwood, CFR Africa program research associate. Follow him on Twitter at @aschlfod. The National Endowment for Democracy’s Center for International Media Assistance (CIM…

Journalists carry placards along a street during a protest to mark World Press Freedom day in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos, May 3, 2010.

April 13, 2012

United States
You Might Have Missed: Drones, Night Raids, and the Appeal and Cost of Nuclear Weapons

“Piracy and Private Security,” The Economist, April 14, 2012. Private security teams patrol the decks of around 40% of large vessels in the “high-risk area” that stretches from the Persian Gulf…

Night raid training

September 1, 2010

South Korea
U.S.-ROK Strategic Alliance 2015

Major Tara O is an Assistant Professor at the United States Air Force Academy. The views expressed in this essay are those of the author and do not reflect the official policy or position of the U.S…

2+2 Meeting