August 14, 2012
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation’s meeting in Mecca will likely focus on Syria, but raises questions on the efficacy of its role in tackling major issues affecting Muslims, says CFR’s Ed Husai…
March 9, 2012
One year after the Fukushima nuclear crisis, Japan is facing a dilemma of how to clean up the disaster and how to meet current and future energy needs, says expert Charles D. Ferguson, even as the gl…
December 6, 2012
Political power has been a divisive experience for Islamist parties, but it may also greatly expand opportunities in the region, says CFR’s Reza Aslan.
October 2, 2012
The debate over freedom of expression in new Arab and Muslim democracies should be seen as part of a larger historical transition, says Duke University’s Timur Kuran.
September 19, 2012
One year after the UN’s high-level meeting on noncommunicable diseases, little progress has been made in generating momentum and new resources. But with the right focus and strategies, there is room …
July 27, 2012
The International AIDS Conference shows that challenges, such as funding and maintaining political will, likely means no short-term end to the epidemic, says CFR’s Laurie Garrett.
June 18, 2015
The pope’s encyclical on the environment carries a profoundly religious message about care for the earth, wedded to a new call for activism, say religious scholars Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim.
July 5, 2012
This week’s latest round of Iran talks seems to have done little to reconcile the two sides on the country’s nuclear position, says CFR’s Michael A. Levi.
June 22, 2012
Despite not delivering major mandates, the summit could start a new process for sustainable development and open opportunities for new stakeholders, says CFR’s Thomas Bollyky.
May 31, 2012
Canada’s military is managing its role in Afghanistan against new security concerns in the Arctic, and is looking to increase its capacity in an age when other NATO countries are cutting back on spen…