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CFR - Daily Analysis


Iran Nuclear Deal’s ‘Implementation Day’
Issue Guide: Iran Nuclear Talks
Issue Guide: 2015 State of the Union Address
Issue Guide: What's at Stake in Hong Kong?
Issue Guide: 2014 State of the Union Address
Issue Guide: Year in Review, Year Ahead
Issue Guide: What German Vote Means for Europe
Issue Guide: Egypt's Escalating Crisis
Issue Guide: Iran's Presidential Elections
Issue Guide: Boston Bombings and Terrorism
Tracking the Iraq War
Issue Guide: Venezuela Under Chávez
Issue Guide: U.S. Presidential Transition
Crisis in Euroland: Year in Review
Ten Foreign Policy Quotes from the Candidates


CFR - Background

The Group of Seven (G7)
Who’s Who in Syria’s Civil War
How Powerful Is France’s President?
Venezuela in Crisis
How Does the U.S. Spend Its Foreign Aid?
Africa’s ‘Leaders for Life’ Syndrome
The U.S. Immigration Debate
The Role of the U.S. Federal Reserve
U.S. Foreign Policy Powers: Congress and the President
The Role of the UN Secretary-General
Abenomics and the Japanese Economy
How Does the U.S. Refugee System Work?
The Trans-Pacific Partnership and U.S. Trade Policy
NAFTA's Economic Impact
Colombia's Civil Conflict
China-Taiwan Relations
Understanding the Libor Scandal
Mercosur: South America's Fractious Trade Bloc
Authoritarianism in Eritrea and the Migrant Crisis
The Role of the UN General Assembly
The Zika Virus
The Presidential Candidates: In Their Own Words
The Economics of Hosting the Olympic Games
Competition in the Indian Ocean
Yemen in Crisis
The U.S. Presidential Nominating Process
Central America’s Violent Northern Triangle
Ebola Virus
Southern Asia's Nuclear Powers
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization
The Russian Military
The UN Security Council (UNSC)
The Chinese Communist Party
International Sanctions on Iran
Avian Influenza
Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking)
U.S. Aviation Infrastructure
Peace Operations in Africa
Nicaragua's Grand Canal
Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM)
Boko Haram
The Eurozone in Crisis
The Arab League
The World Health Organization (WHO)
Governance in India: Infrastructure
Governance in India: Corruption
Ukraine in Crisis
Hamas
Islam: Governing Under Sharia
The U.S.-Japan Security Alliance
What Is Internet Governance?
The European Union's Eastern Partnership
Mexico's Drug War
U.S. Antitrust Policy
The Northern Ireland Peace Process
The Rise of Islamic Finance
Hezbollah (a.k.a. Hizbollah, Hizbu'llah)
The Thawing Arctic: Risks and Opportunities
The Dodd-Frank Act
Student Loans and U.S. Prosperity
The World Bank Group
The Six Party Talks on North Korea's Nuclear Program
Iran's Revolutionary Guards
Governance in India: Women's Rights
Targeted Killings
U.S. Broadband Policy and Competitiveness
Debt, Deficits, and the Defense Budget
Congress and U.S. Foreign Policy
U.S. Patents and Innovation
Gasoline Prices
European Foreign Policy and the Euro Crisis
Promoting Innovation Through R&D
The Candidates on U.S.-Iran Policy
The Candidates on North Korea
The Candidates on Nuclear Proliferation
The Candidates on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
The Candidates on U.S.-Russia Relations
The Candidates on Afghanistan
The Candidates on U.S.-Pakistan Relations
Venezuela's Chávez Wins Fourth Term
National Conventions and U.S. Foreign Policy
Frequently Asked Questions about the International Criminal Court
Brazil on the International Stage
Aum Shinrikyo
al-Qaeda (a.k.a. al-Qaida, al-Qa'ida)
Uighurs and China's Xinjiang Region
Combating Maritime Piracy
U.S. Rail Infrastructure
Oil's Trouble Spots
Closing Guantanamo?
The Debate over Greenhouse Gas Cap-and-Trade
State Sponsors: Iran
Threat of Homegrown Islamist Terrorism
UN Resolutions on the Mideast and North Africa
Muslims in the United States
The Debate Over Generic-Drug Trade
Profile: Ayman al-Zawahiri
The G8 Agenda: Mideast Push
Oil Market Volatility
The ISI and Terrorism: Behind the Accusations
U.S. Internet Providers and the 'Great Firewall of China'
Militant Extremists in the United States
The Debate Over Airport Security
Foreign Policy and the 2010 Midterms: New START and Arms Control
2010 Midterms and Foreign Policy
Immigration and the Midterm Elections
Foreign Policy and the 2010 Midterms: Energy and Climate Policy
Foreign Policy and the 2010 Midterm Elections: Trade
Profile: Hassan Nasrallah
U.S. Drone Activities in Pakistan
The Organization of the Islamic Conference
Terrorism Havens: Somalia
The Four Nuclear Outlier States
Chechen Terrorism (Russia, Chechnya, Separatist)
Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) (aka, PIRA, "the provos," Óglaigh na hÉireann) (UK separatists)
IRAQ: Coalition Provisional Authority: The Iraqi Ministries
Alternative Views on Climate Change
Russia's Energy Disputes
Lashkar-e-Taiba (Army of the Pure) (aka Lashkar e-Tayyiba, Lashkar e-Toiba; Lashkar-i-Taiba)
Deforestation and Greenhouse-Gas Emissions
U.S. Opinion on Human Rights
U.S. Opinion on the Global Economy
U.S. Opinion on the Environment
U.S. Opinion on Terrorism
U.S. Opinion on International Institutions
World Opinion on the Environment
World Opinion on Development and Humanitarian Aid
World Opinion on Terrorism
World Opinion on International Institutions
World Opinion on Energy Security
Pakistan's Education System and Links to Extremism
National Missile Defense: A Status Report
The African Union
Shining Path, Tupac Amaru (Peru, leftists)
Corruption in Sub-Saharan Africa
Lessons in Universal Health Insurance Models
Kashmir Militant Extremists
Reassessing the Jackson-Vanik Amendment
Realigning Pakistan's Security Forces
Lebanon's Parliamentary Elections (June 7, 2009)
Armed Islamic Group (Algeria, Islamists)
Abu Nidal Organization (ANO), aka Fatah Revolutionary Council, the Arab Revolutionary Brigades, or the Revolutionary Organization of Socialist Muslims
Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (aka Tamil Tigers) (Sri Lanka, separatists)
China’s Internal Migrants
Vatican-Israel Relations
Stabilizing Pakistan: Boosting its Private Sector
India's Electoral Politics
The Fine Print on Defense Spending
The Group of 20
Primer: The Financial Stability Plan
Debating a 'Clean Coal' Future
Pakistan's Fragile Foundations
The U.S. Economic Stimulus Plan
Venezuela's Oil-Based Economy
Iraq's Political Landscape
Countering China's Military Modernization
Eric H. Holder Jr., Attorney General
Timothy Geithner, U.S. Treasury Secretary
Judging Guantanamo: The Court, Congress, and the White House
Terrorists and the Internet
Saudi Arabia and the Future of Afghanistan
The African Growth and Opportunity Act
Defense Spending During Economic Crisis
Robert M. Gates, Defense Secretary
Counterterrorism in India
Turkey at an Energy Crossroads
Foreign Policy Brain Trusts: Obama's Advisers
A Tribal Strategy for Afghanistan
Ansar al-Islam (Iraq, Islamists/Kurdish Separatists), Ansar al-Sunnah
China's Troubled Food and Drug Trade
The U.S. Financial Regulatory System
Foreign Policy and Political Nominating Conventions
Pakistan's Institutions and Civil Society
Africa and the International Criminal Court
State Sponsors: North Korea
Foreign Policy Brain Trusts: Clinton Advisers
Olympic Pressure on China
Zimbabwe’s Security Sector
Negotiating with Hostile States
Jamaat al-Islamiyya
Mustard Gas
Muqtada al-Sadr
Somalia's Transitional Government
Nationalism in China
Access to Justice in China
Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade
The Preparedness of Iraqi Security Forces
Strained Ties between China and Japan
Iraq, Afghanistan, and the U.S. Economy
The Caucus System in the U.S. Presidential Nominating Process
Why Iraqis Cannot Agree on an Oil Law
Controls on Pakistan’s Nuclear Technology
Profile: Imad Mugniyah
State Sponsor: Syria
Understanding Kenya’s Politics
Colombia’s Right-Wing Paramilitaries and Splinter Groups
The Impact of the 110th Congress on U.S. Foreign Policy
Intelligence on Iran Still Lacking
Nation Branding Explained
Inequalities in Asia's Giants
Pakistan's Tribal Areas
India's Energy Crunch
Inside the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK)
Global Oil Trends
Structuring A Peace Process for Darfur
Urbanization in Sub-Saharan Africa
Iraq Security Statistics
Pakistan’s Political Future
The Rise of al-Qaedaism
Iranian Civil Society and the Role of U.S. Foreign Policy
The Shifting Capital of Capital
African Migration to Europe
Fast-Track Trade Promotion Authority and Its Impact on U.S. Trade Policy
Economic Doldrums in Iraq
Is U.S. Troop Morale Slipping?
Fatah al-Islam
The World Bank and International Development Lenders
Democrats, Republicans, and Political Fault Lines on Iraq
Should Members of Congress Conduct U.S. Foreign Policy Abroad?
Terrorism Havens: Lebanon
America’s Vulnerable Energy Grid
Nigeria’s Creaky Political System
Crafting a U.S. Policy on Asia
The Changing Scope of U.S. International Broadcasts
Security in Nigeria
Rail Security and the Terrorist Threat
The Global Auto Industry
China’s Anti-Satellite Test
Tehran's Oil Dysfunction
U.S.-Russia Interests on Collision Course
Foreign Ownership of U.S. Infrastructure
Bush’s Baghdad Plan
November 17, Revolutionary People’s Struggle, Revolutionary Struggle (Greece, leftists)
110th Congress—Defense Spending Issue Looms
Sudan, Chad, and the Central African Republic
Assessing the Tsunami Warning System
Iraq’s Other Embeds: Advisers
Targets for Terrorists: Chemical Facilities
The Baker-Hamilton Commission (aka Iraq Study Group)
The Implications of ‘Civil War’ in Iraq
The Campaign to Ban Cluster Bombs
The Growing Nuclear Club
The Cost of the Iraq War
Congress, Foreign Policy, and the Democratic Party
Russia-Iran Arms Trade
The Surging Vietnamese Economy
Iraq’s Militia Groups
Maliki and Sadr: An Alliance of Convenience
The Proliferation Security Initiative
The Impact of North Korea’s Nuclear Test on Iran Crisis
Foreign Policy and the U.S. Midterm Elections
The United States and the Geneva Conventions
Democratic Party Proposals on Iraq
U.S. Companies and Greenhouse Gas Regulations
Targets for Terrorists: Post-9/11 Aviation Security
Phase Two in the Saddam Trial
Multiethnic Armies and National Unity
'Plan B' Scenarios in Iraq
Hugo Chavez’s World Tour
Iran's Waning Human Rights
Somalia’s High Stakes Power Struggle
Defining Victory: The Differing Goals of Israel and Hezbollah
NATO Takes On Afghan Security
Lebanon’s Weak Government
The Chechen Separatist Movement
The G8 Summit Agenda
Targets for Terrorism: Ground Transportation
Canada’s Immigration Policy
Global Health and the Gates Foundation
Documenting Andijan
The Debate Over Granting Amnesty to Iraqi Insurgents
Shia Muslims in the Mideast
Profile: Abu Bakar Bashir (a.k.a. Ba’asyir)
The Rise in Bilateral Free Trade Agreements
Profile: Abu Musab al-Zarqawi
Somalia's Terrorist Infestation
The Scope of China's Military Threat
Beyond Security: Challenges for Iraq's New Government
Snags Remain in Forming Iraqi Government
Cyprus’ Elections
Bolivia's Nationalization of Oil and Gas
What Sanctions Mean for Iran’s Economy
Darfur: Crisis Continues
Chad's Oil Troubles
Colombia’s Elections
Hamas and the Shrinking PA Budget
Arab Views of a Nuclear Iran
Anti-terror Measures at U.S. Nuclear Plants
Japan and Its Military
Iran's Multifaceted Foreign Policy
The Forgotten Drug War
Tracking Down Terrorist Financing
U.S. Intervention in Iraqi Politics
Prosecuting Terrorists after September 11
The U.S. Immigration Debate
Terrorist Groups and Political Legitimacy
IRAQ: Saddam's Trial
Pakistan’s Security Situation
Liquefied Natural Gas: A Potential Terrorist Target?
Iran’s Goals in Iraq
Governing Corporations in a Shrinking World
Uganda's Presidential Elections
U.S. Soft Diplomacy in Iran
A Preview of Iraq’s New Government
Hamas' Leaders
Risk-Based Homeland Security Spending
Two Deficits, Fed Turnover
The Palestinian Authority's Government
Responding to Biological Attacks
Responding to Chemical Attacks
Is There a Rift in Iraq's Insurgency?
Anthrax
Smallpox
Other Biological Agents: Botulism, Plague, Tularemia, HFVs
Energy’s Impact on EU-Russian Relations
Terrorism Havens: Iraq
Targets for Terrorism: Information Infrastructure
Fire Departments
Targets for Terrorism: Food and Agriculture
Police Departments
Hamas’ Role in the Palestinian Elections
Muslim Democracy: A status report
2006: A Look Ahead
Tsunami Rebuilding Efforts, One Year Later
IRAQ: Sunnis, the Elections, and the Insurgency
China's Angry Peasants
Iraq’s Media Takes Its First Steps
The WTO’s Troubled ‘Doha Negotiations’
Training Iraqi forces
Iraq’s Parliamentary Elections: An Explainer
Kazakhstan’s Presidential Elections
Terrorism Havens: Georgia
Terrorism Havens: Indonesia
Terrorism Havens: Afghanistan
Shiite Militias and Iraq's Security Forces
Venezuela and the Rise of Chavez: A Background Discussion Paper
U.S.-Venezuelan Relations
Violence in the Horn of Africa: Ethiopia vs. Eritrea
Torture, the United States, and Laws of War
Egypt’s Parliamentary Elections
Liberia’s Presidential Runoff
Nagorno-Karabakh: The Crisis in the Caucasus
What to Expect from the Summit of the Americas
India-Pakistan: Peace After the Earthquake?
IRAQ: Oil for Food Scandal
Africa's Food Crisis
Recruitment Woes for U.S. Guard and Reserve
Syria Stands Alone
Timeline: Famous Trials of World Leaders
Why Sunnis Don't Support Iraq’s Constitution
Monitoring the Iraqi Constitution Referendum
MIDDLE EAST: Reorganizing the Palestinian Security Forces
The U.S.-Indonesian Military Relationship
Turkey’s EU Bid
Perceptions of U.S. Public Diplomacy
Post-Election Security in Afghanistan
Afghan Parliamentary Elections
INDONESIA: The Aceh Peace Agreement
Q&A on UN reform
Assassination of Moussa Arafat, former Palestinian Security Head
EGYPT: Elections
IRAQ: Drafting the Constitution
Iran: Nuclear Developments
IRAQ: Suicide Attacks
What are the main issues in the debate over CAFTA?
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA: A Decade After Srebrenica
LEBANON: Election Results
IRAQ: Militia Groups
Lebanon: Election Update
EUROPEAN UNION: The French Referendum
IRAN: Nuclear Negotiations
RUSSIA: U.S.-Russia Relations
IRAQ: Insurgents' Tactics
ISRAEL/PALESTINE: Leading Figures
IRAQ: Ibrahim Jaafari
Does the Muslim Brotherhood Have Ties to Terrorism?
INTELLIGENCE: Negroponte's Challenges
MIDDLE EAST: U.S.-Syrian relations
IRAQ: Iraq's Leadership Class
MIDDLE EAST: Peace Plans Background
IRAQ: Important Dates in 2005
IRAQ: Organizing the Elections
IRAN: Important Dates in 2005
MIDDLE EAST: Road Map to Peace
IRAQ: The Insurgency: By the Numbers
IRAQ: Postpone the election?
IRAQ: Other Troublespots
IRAQ: The Battle for Falluja
IRAQ: Election Plan
AFRICA: The Darfur Crisis
TERROR: War on Terror Update
UNITED NATIONS: U.N. Reform Panel
IRAQ: The National Conference
TERROR: Targeting Banks
IRAQ: The Bremer Edicts
CHINA: Beijing-Hong Kong Tensions
IRAQ: The Most Wanted
IRAQ: The Iraqi Economy
Iraq: The war's price tag
IRAQ: Who's in charge?
IRAQ: The Sovereignty Issue
IRAQ: Military Outsourcing
IRAQ: Iraq's Governing Council
IRAN: Curtailing the Nuclear Program
EUROPE: EU Expansion
IRAQ: The Brahimi Plan
TERROR: 9/11 Commission
HUMANITARIAN: A Decade After Rwanda
TAIWAN: Presidential Election
TERROR: Military Tribunals
TERROR: The Search for bin Laden
MIDDLE EAST: The Disengagement Plan
INDIA-PAKISTAN: Peace Talks
NONPROLIFERATION: The Pakistan Network
IRAQ: U.S. Troop Rotation
PAKISTAN: Threats to Musharraf's Rule
IRAQ: The Regime's Debt
AFRICA: Mugabe's Zimbabwe
IRAQ: Saddam's Capture
EUROPE: European Defense Policy
AIDS: The U.S. Anti-AIDS Program
IRAQ: The New Bush Plan
IRAQ: The Role of Tribes
IRAQ: Madrid Donor Conference
IRAQ: Justifying the War
MIDDLE EAST: Promoting Democracy
IRAQ: Democracy's Prospects in Iraq
PAKISTAN: U.S.-Pakistan Relations
AFGHANISTAN: Security
IRAQ: Shiites
IRAQ: Oil
SAUDI ARABIA: U.S. Relations
IRAQ: International Peacekeepers
IRAQ: The U.N. Role
WMD: U.S. Interdiction
NORTH KOREA: U.S. Negotiations
IRAQ: Interim Authority
IRAQ: Iran's Involvement
SAUDI ARABIA: Withdrawl of U.S. Forces
IRAQ: The Country
IRAQ: Oil
AFGHANISTAN: Nation-building
IRAQ: U.S. Diplomacy
IRAQ: U.S. Deployments at the War's Height
IRAQ: Law and Order in Postwar Iraq
IRAQ: Weapons of Mass Destruction
IRAQ: International Law and POWs
IRAQ: What is the Fedayeen Saddam?
NORTH KOREA: Parallel to Iraq?


CFR - Interviews

Will FBI Sacking Affect National Security?
Can China Become the World’s Clean Energy Leader?
Will Syria Yield to the Chemical Weapons Ban?
How Conflict Drives Hunger in Africa, Yemen
The Futility of Force in Yemen
The Legal Fight Over Trump’s Authority
End-Times for Liberal Democracy?
Italian Vote Showcases European Discontent
A Looming Power Struggle for China?
U.S. Navy Operations in a Maritime Chokepoint
Afghanistan at an Inflection Point
Understanding the Roots of Conflict in South Sudan
Scotland After Brexit
The Islamic State’s Bloody Summer
The Struggle Over Bangladesh's Future


CFR - Transcripts

Poor World Cities: A Conversation with Edward Glaeser
A Conversation With Giovanni Buttarelli
Turkish PM Davutoglu on Turkey's Economy
Media Conference Call: Assessing Netanyahu's Speech
James Clapper on Global Intelligence Challenges
Mac Thornberry on the Budget, National Security, and Policy Reform
Economic Winners and Losers in the Oil Price Plunge
Soldier-Authors: The Iraq and Afghanistan Wars in New Works of Fiction
Media Call: The 2015 National Security Strategy
What to Do About U.S.-India Relations
Janet Napolitano Looks Back on Border Control, Cyber Policy, and Leadership in Homeland Security
Media Call on President Obama's Trip to India
Howard Dean and Grover Norquist on the Successes and Failures of LBJ's Great Society
Christine Lagarde on a New Multilateralism for the Global Economy
Media Conference Call: Farah Pandith on Violent Extremism


CFR - Special Reports

Reducing Tensions Between Russia and NATO
Ending South Sudan’s Civil War
Securing a Democratic Future for Myanmar
Enhancing U.S. Support for Peace Operations in Africa
Strategic Stability in the Second Nuclear Age
Limiting Armed Drone Proliferation
Afghanistan After the Drawdown
Reforming U.S. Drone Strike Policies
Saudi Arabia in the New Middle East
Justice Beyond The Hague
UN Security Council Enlargement and U.S. Interests
Toward Deeper Reductions in U.S. and Russian Nuclear Weapons
From Rome to Kampala
The Russian Economic Crisis
The Future of NATO
Intervention to Stop Genocide and Mass Atrocities
The Canadian Oil Sands
Lessons of the Financial Crisis
Averting Crisis in Ukraine
Preparing for Sudden Change in North Korea
Deterring State Sponsorship of Nuclear Terrorism
Securing Pakistan's Tribal Belt
Avoiding Transfers to Torture
Dealing with Damascus
Planning for Post-Mugabe Zimbabwe


CFR - Task Force Reports

Arctic Imperatives
Working With a Rising India
North America
Defending an Open, Global, Secure, and Resilient Internet
U.S. Education Reform and National Security
Global Brazil and U.S.-Brazil Relations
U.S. Policy Toward the Korean Peninsula
U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy
U.S.-Latin America Relations
National Security Consequences of U.S. Oil Dependency
Nuclear Proliferation
State Department Reform
In Support of Arab Democracy
Creating a North American Community
Update on the Global Campaign Against Terrorist Financing
Iraq: One Year After
New Priorities in South Asia
Emergency Responders
Afghanistan: Are We Losing the Peace?
Chinese Military Power
Iraq: The Day After
America—Still Unprepared, Still in Danger
Enhancing U.S. Leadership at the United Nations
Improving the U.S. Public Diplomacy Campaign In the War Against Terrorism
Building Support for More Open Trade


CFR - Working Papers

Global Economics Monthly May 2017
What U.S. Policymakers Can Learn From Brazil’s Anticorruption Gains
Expanding South Korea’s Security Role in the Asia-Pacific Region
Maintaining U.S. Leadership on Internet Governance
The Korean Pivot: Seoul’s Strategic Choices and Rising Rivalries in Northeast Asia
Water and U.S. National Security
Council of Councils Ninth Regional Conference
Global Economics Monthly January 2017
Global Economics Monthly December 2016
Mending the Broken Dialogue: Military Advice and Presidential Decision-Making
Managing the Saudi-Iran Rivalry
A New Approach to Thailand's Insurgency
Sustaining Fuel Subsidy Reform
A Winning Trade Policy for the United States
Global Economics Monthly September 2016


CFR - First Take

Rejecting Austerity, Italians Rekindle Euro Jitters
Israeli-Palestinian Divergence on Display
Obama's Free Speech Message at the UN
Al-Qaeda's Specter in Syria
Pakistan's Escalating Vaccine Tensions
Libya's Election Milestone
A Greek Boost for the Euro
Francois Hollande's Stimulus Alternative
Serious Steps to Stop Atrocities
North Korea's Failure: The Good and the Bad
Nuclear Summit Progress and Pitfalls
Gauging Foreign Policy in Obama's Address
Egypt's Deepening Rifts Shadow Vote
In Qaddafi's End, New NATO Challenges
Libya: Now the Hard Part Starts


CFR - Expert Briefs

Uncertainty Among U.S. Allies in Northeast Asia
Iran’s Presidential Test
Antibiotic-Resistant ‘Superbugs’ Are Here
A Lethal Bird Flu Returns to China
Are Conditions Ripening for Iraqi Kurdish State?
How to Support Democracy in the Arab World
Health and U.S. Foreign Policy in the Age of Miracles
The Mixed Legacy of King Bhumibol Adulyadej
How to Watch the Presidential Debates
Overcoming the Legacy of White Supremacy in South Africa
How Powerful Is Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps?
Back to the Future of Global Health Security
Behind China’s Gambit in Pakistan
How to Reform the Ailing World Health Organization
Iran's 'Resistance Economy' Debate


CFR - OpEds

Trump Should Be Wary of Putin’s Syria Plan
Russiagate: Trump Is Trying to Put Out a Fire With More Smoke
America Is Getting Used to Trump’s Insanity
A Taiwanese Man’s Detention in Guangdong Threatens a Key Pillar of Cross-Straits Relations
Trump's Making a Big Strategic Mistake on Human Rights
Is Trump’s Axis of Adults Beating Down the Cabal of Crazies?
RIP Turkey, 1921 - 2017
Sound and Fury
Four Good Reasons to Care About Ukraine
Don’t Politicize the Federal Reserve
The Trump Doctrine Was Written By CNN
Syria’s Assad Must Pay a Price for Using Chemical Weapons
The Potential for Progress at the US-China Meeting
When It Comes to Syria, the Ball's In Trump's Court
Let's Count the Ways Donald Trump Has Gone Where No President Has Gone Before


Atlantic Council - New Atlanticist

The Islamic State’s New Realities
‘We’re Not Going Back from a Low-Carbon Future’
How to Root Out ISIS from Libya
Why Talk About Disinformation Now?
Macron’s Putin Policy: ‘Firmness Without Provocation’


Atlantic Council - NATOSource

Trump's Impromptu Commitment to Defend NATO Allies
Putin Vows Military Response to 'Eliminate NATO Threat' If Sweden Joins US-Led Alliance
Trump National Security Team Blindsided by NATO Speech
Trump Expected to Shake Up NATO Summit
Trump: NATO Receiving Billions More from Allies, ‘All Because of Me’


Atlantic Council - EgyptSource

The Potential for Decentralization in Libya
Expert Commentary on the Appointment of Mohammed bin Salman as Saudi’s New Crown Prince
Report Summary “Wilting in the Kurdish Sun: The Hopes and Fears of Religious Minorities in Northern Iraq”
Reform is the Best Option for USAID
Factbox: Migrant Workers and the Qatar Rift


Atlantic Council - MENASource

The Potential for Decentralization in Libya
Expert Commentary on the Appointment of Mohammed bin Salman as Saudi’s New Crown Prince
Report Summary “Wilting in the Kurdish Sun: The Hopes and Fears of Religious Minorities in Northern Iraq”
Reform is the Best Option for USAID
Factbox: Migrant Workers and the Qatar Rift


Atlantic Council - SyriaSource

Syria: Policy Made in Tampa?
The Battle for Deraa and Iran's Plans in the South
Assad’s Syrian State Strategy and the Disappointments of De-escalation and Decentralization
The Perilous Race for Post-ISIS Syria
How Russia Can Secure the De-Escalation Zones in Syria


Atlantic Council - TTIP Action

TRADE in ACTION - June 8, 2017
TRADE in ACTION - May 25, 2017
TRADE in ACTION - May 12, 2017
TRADE in ACTION - April 28, 2017
TRADE in ACTION - April 13, 2017


Atlantic Council - Defense Industrialist

No, Senator, it's not 90 percent.
What’s the real effect of America First on the arms trade?
Too Secret a Secret Weapon?
Must Go Faster
An Excess of Buying and Hiring American


Atlantic Council - SouthAsiaSource

India and France. C’est la vie.
Nobel Peace Prize: For Less Than Noble Reasons
This Week in South Asia: October 18-24
This Week in South Asia: October 4-10
This Week in South Asia: September 20-26


Atlantic Council - FutureSource

Cognitive Systems and the Policy Challenges of the Twenty-First Century
British Election: Can Data Science See Through the Fog of Terror Attacks?
Data Firms React to Iranian Presidential Showdown
The Prediction Game: Data Science Firms vs. Pollsters on Sunday’s French Presidential Election
IMF and World Bank in Need of More Modern Forecasting Methods


Finnish Institute of International Affairs - Columns

Katri Pynnöniemi: Transponderit Venäjän ulkopolitiikassa
Carrie Weintraub: Momentum from Iowa Caucuses Propels the Candidates into New Hampshire
Carrie Weintraub: The Iowa Caucuses 2016 - What Do They Mean?
Katja Creutz: The Dayton Peace Agreement: 20 years old and still challenged
Katja Creutz: Will Obama keep his promise to close Guantánamo?
Anna Kronlund: New Speaker for the US House of Representatives
Elina Sinkkonen: Kiina sivuuttaa tasa-arvopolitiikkansa ongelmat
Charly Salonius-Pasternak: Voiko Eurooppa oppia Yhdysvaltojen ja Kuuban pakolaiskokemuksista?
Tito Gronow: Siirtolaisuus ja kehitysyhteistyö - työpaikkojen luominen on ensiarvoisen tärkeää
Marco Siddi: Euroopan ongelma ei ole siirtolaisuus, vaan muukalaisvastaisuus


Stanley Foundation - Global Leadership

A Multistakeholder Governance Agenda: What Are the Opportunities?
Multistakeholder Coalitions: Innovating or Complicating Global Governance?
Being There: The Nonstate Role in Multilateral Cooperation
An Efficient Approach to Climate Change at the G-20
Bright Spots: Expert Views on Emerging-Established Power Cooperation
The G-20 and Climate Change: Beyond Goal Setting at Brisbane
The G-20 as a Lever for Progress
US-China Study Group on G-20 Reform: Final Report
The Future of Liberal Internationalism: Global Governance in a Post–American Hegemonic Era
The Roles of South Africa and the United States for the 21st Century International Agenda
Beyond Blocs: The West, Rising Powers, and Interest-Based International Cooperation
Rivalry and Partnership—The Struggle for a New Global Governance Leadership
Making Sense of Multilateralism
The Roles of Brazil and the US for the 21st-Century International Agenda
Leadership and the Global Governance Agenda: Three Voices
Making Multilateralism Work: How the G-20 Can Help the United Nations
Global Governance Reform: An American View of US Leadership
On Reforming the International Order
Great Expectations
An Alternative Look at the Forces Driving East Asian Community Building
Policy Memo: A Global Compact for Africa?
The US-India Nuclear Cooperation Agreement: Issues for the Nuclear Suppliers Group
The United States, Iran, and Saudi Arabia: Necessary Steps Toward a New Gulf Security Order
Give the G-20 its Due
U.S. can't be world's only problem solver
A Bigger Table, A Broader Agenda
Reforming Summit Diplomacy
International Inclusiveness: From Italy to Pittsburgh, The "G" Summits Must Evolve
Getting China Right
"India Rising"
India’s Global Desire (from "India Rising")
The Real India (from "India Rising")
The Tale of Two Indias (from "India Rising")
An Interview with Barney Mthombothi
An Interview with Jean du Preez
An Interview with Dr. Pauline Baker
Brazil's Nuclear Policy
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Stanley Foundation - UNSCR 1540

Beyond Boundaries in the Andean Region: Bridging the Security/ Development Divide With International Security Assistance
Engaging Whole Community: The Role of Industry and Intergovernmental Organizations in Furthering Nonproliferation Goals and Implementing UNSCR 1540
Planning for Success at the 2012 Seoul Nuclear Security Summit
UNSCR 1540: Identity, Extension, and Implementation
Beyond Boundaries in the Middle East: Leveraging Nonproliferation Assistance to Address Security/Development Needs with Resolution 1540
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540 at the Crossroads: The Challenges of Implementation
Nuclear Network Theory
Drugs, Thugs, and WMD: Shift in Trafficking Routes Threatens Global Security
Nuclear Security: Curbing Proliferation Through Development
A "Civil Society" Session: Resolution 1540: At the Crossroads


Stanley Foundataion - Preventing Genocide

The Power of the Private Sector in Preventing Atrocities and Promoting the Responsibility to Protect
Putting Environmental Stress (Back) on the Mass Atrocities Agenda
Allies Against Atrocities
2015 Annual Report of the Latin American Network for Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention
Violent Nonstate Actors as Perpetrators and Enablers of Atrocity Crimes
Economic Drivers of Mass Atrocities: Implications for Policy and Prevention
2014 Annual Report: Activities of the Latin American Network for Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention
Ten Years Since the World Summit: Developing Civil Society’s Strategy for the Responsibility to Protect in the Asia-Pacific Region
The Responsibility to Protect in the Next Decade
A New Multilateralism for Atrocities Prevention: A Global Fund and Development Agenda Advancing Rule of Law
Advancing Transatlantic Linkages on Responsibility to Protect and Mass Atrocity Prevention
Strategies and Next Steps for the Responsibility to Protect: A Conversation with UN Member States
From NonInterference to NonIndifference: Reflecting on the Implementation of the Article 4(h) Agenda at the African Union
Civil Society Perspectives: Building State Capacity To Prevent Atrocity Crimes
Building State Capacity to Prevent Atrocity Crimes: Implementing Pillars One and Two of the R2P Framework
Structuring the US Government to Prevent Atrocities: Considerations for an Atrocities Prevention Board
The Role of Regional and Subregional Arrangements in Strengthening the Responsibility to Protect
Atrocity Prevention and US National Security: Implementing the Responsibility to Protect
Wider Lessons for Peacebuilding: Security Sector Reform in Liberia
The Challenges of State Fragility for US and Global Security in an Interdependent World
Afghanistan: Thinking Through the Basics
The Responsibility to Protect and Foreign Policy in the Next Administration
Actualizing the Responsibility to Protect
Surveying the Civilian Reform Landscape
Peacekeeping and the Responsibility to Protect
Beyond Libya: A world ready to respond to mass violence
Sudan, Ivory Coast underscore need to prevent large-scale killing
Cooperation and Collective Action
International Order at Risk
Prevent Mass Atrocities and Genocide with Real Action


CNAS - Topics

Voices from the Field
U.S. National Security and Defense Policy
Terrorism, Irregular Warfare and Crime
National Security Leaders Forum
Natural Resources + National Security = Natural Security


CNAS - National Security

U.S. AID Supports Disaster Risk Reduction, Resiliency and Climate Adapation Engagement in Asia Pacific
Photo of the Week: Because No One Should Read Too Much on Fridays
GAO: Climate Change Puts U.S. Agriculture at High Risk
National Security Advisor Tom Donilon's Speech on Foreign Policy in the Modern Energy Era
Drivers of Instability and Conflict in Africa
Photo of the Week
Energy and Water Security Priorities Move Ahead at U.S. Military Installations
Photo of the Week: Because No One Should Read Too Much on Fridays
Signing Off
Photo of the Week: Because No One Should Read Too Much on Fridays
Reforming Mexico’s Moribund Oil Industry


Harvard International Law Journal

Harvard International Law Journal Spring Symposium 2017: Crises, Schisms, and the Way Forward for International Law
Accountability for the Illegal Use of Force – Will the Nuremberg Legacy Be Complete?
The ICC Preventive Function with Respect to the Crime of Aggression and International Politics
From Nuremberg to New York: The Final Stretch in the Campaign to Activate the ICC’s Jurisdiction over the Crime of Aggression
Non-State Accessories Will Not Be Immune from Prosecution for Aggression
The Crime of Aggression: Following the Needs of a Changing World?
Epilogue: A Nuremberg Prosecutor’s Summation Regarding the Illegal Use of Armed Force
State Responsibility for Aggression: A Human Rights Approach
Continued Debate Over the Crime of Aggression: A Supreme International Irony
On the Adjudication of the Illegal Use of Force at the ICC


International Crisis Group

Dura aterragem na Venezuela
China Hardens Position on South China Sea
Venezuela’s hard landing
Testimony to the UK Parliament's International Development Committee on the Humanitarian Situation in Burundi
The South China Sea Needs ASEAN More Than Ever
Bangladeshi Leaders Must Stop Politicizing Counterterrorism
The Kurds: A Divided Future ?
Теракт в Стамбуле: россияне под подозрением
Agreements on the End of the Conflict and the Referendum Bring Peace in Colombia Closer
In Memoriam, Ambassador Wu Jianmin 1939-2016


Foreign Policy Association

Syrian Kurdish Dissident: “America Should Support the Kurdish Independence Referendum”
Painting Targets in the Syrian Conflict
Trump Organization First, America Second
Stranded Chemical Tanker Threatens Vietnamese Shores
The Future of the ‘Islamic NATO’
Mattis and Inada Draw Fire at Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore
President Trump’s War Room on Russia, As If Russia Were Running It
The ‘Moon’ Drive: Fast, Furious, yet Deft


Foreign Policy at Brookings

When Modi meets Trump: What to expect
Will Saudi Arabia’s King Salman abdicate?
When Modi meets Trump: Where do U.S.-India relations stand?
When Narendra Meets Donald: Taking Stock of Modi’s U.S. Visit
Helmut Kohl: A great and flawed statesman


Peterson Institute of International Economics

The Eurogroup on Greece: Debt Relief with a Fiscal Straitjacket
Are Germany and France Trying to Get the UK to Rescind Brexit?
A Defeated UK Leadership Clouds the Brexit Outlook
Trump to Pull Out of Paris Agreement, But Not Until Late 2020
What Ten Million Simulations Tell Us about President Trump's Chances of Achieving 3-Percent Economic Growth
Theresa May’s Irresistible Election Gamble
An Opportunity to Streamline the European Union’s Financial Regulatory Architecture


Institute for Policy Studies

How Wealth Managers Undermine Society and What We Can Do About It
If We Want the Arts in Baltimore, We Need Artists
Historic Wins for Democracy and Rights in El Salvador
London Fire Fuels Movement to Tackle Inequality in Britain
We Need To Talk About Raqqa


International Committee of the Red Cross

Aiding displaced families in remote areas outside Marawi
Strengthening of the coordination of emergency humanitarian assistance of the United Nations
A village in Eastern Ukraine remembers its past
"Across the world and around the corner" - British and Irish Red Cross join ICRC for a public open day
The Interplay between IHL and IHRL
Falkland/Malvinas Islands: Forensic identification of Argentine soldiers buried in Darwin cemetery starts today
Where do we go from here? 1st Annual Grand Bargain Meeting
Iraq: Wounded civilians trapped in Mosul must be evacuated, treated
Pushing back against sexual violence
Ethiopia: Police trained in first aid, humanitarian principles
Gaza: facts and figures 2016
Fifty years of humanitarian work in the occupied Palestinian territories
Marawi Operations Update No.4
Malaysia: Correctional managers discuss detention-related challenges
Yemen: Health system at breaking point as cholera spreads at unprecedented rate
The ICRC emphasizes that violations of IHL/IHRL worsen humanitarian suffering
ICRC's statement on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Shanghai Cooperation Organization and ICRC step up their humanitarian dialogue
Missing Palestinians: Israel must abide by international humanitarian law
Philippines: Increased health risks feared among people displaced by Marawi fighting
E-learning traineeship for Learning Solutions Unit (two positions)
Annual Report 2016
Philippines: Marawi Operations Update No. 3
Fifty years of occupation: Where do we go from here?
Philippines: Hundreds of civilians threatened by fighting in Marawi City
The Additional Protocols at 40
Philippines: Marawi Operations Update No. 2
Philippines: Marawi Operations Update No. 1
Check out the new HCiD online community
Tajikistan: Reinforcing capacities in the management of human remains
Lives lost, futures destroyed: Stories from Papua New Guinea’s tribal wars
Palestinian detainees on hunger strike at risk of irreversible health consequences
Statement by ICRC President Peter Maurer on Syria trip
In Bangladesh, ICRC distributes food to 19,000 displaced people
It’s not just NGOs tackling humanitarian crises. Banks have a role too
Asia regional conference discusses ways to generate respect for humanitarian law
China: a conference to mark the 40th Anniversary of the Protocols Additional to the Geneva Conventions
Malaysia: Regional workshop on law of armed conflict at sea launched
Timeline: ICRC's humanitarian action in the Philippines
Myanmar: Beyond emergency relief
Creation of a sub-regional platform on IHL for Indian Ocean island states
Current issues in IHL- interview with Director of International Law and Policy, ICRC
Pakistan: First responders from 17 countries learn about the proper management of dead bodies
Ethiopia: Second humanitarian law moot court competition held
Electricity shortages affect all aspects of life in Gaza
Exploring Humanitarian Law (EHL)
A crucial lifeline is restoring dignity for drought-affected families in Somalia
Bangladesh: Regional Conference for correctional managers
ICRC President visits China to attend the “Belt & Road” Forum for International Cooperation
On World Red Cross Day, Bhutan Red Cross Society officially launched


Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty – At the Heart of the Global Nuclear Debate
The Drivers of Insecurity in Mauritania
The Unspectacular Future of the IAEA Additional Protocol
French Elections and the Eurozone: Between a Rock and a Hard Place
Mafia States
Chinese Oil: An Evolving Strategy
Tribal Governance and Stability in Yemen
Myanmar’s Five Economic Priorities


GlobalSecurity

Islamic State Tries to Regroup as Mosul Losses Mount
Readout of Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis' Meeting with India Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Modi Confident in 'Convergence' of US, Indian Interests
US to Declare China as Among World's Worst Human Trafficking Offenders
State Department Terrorist Designations of Mohammad Yusuf Shah AKA Syed Salahuddin
On International Day Against Drug Abuse, UN urges collective action to realize global commitments
U.S. Supreme Court Reinstates Trump Travel Ban, Will Hear Arguments In October
US Supreme Court keeps parts of Trump's travel ban in place
Road to peace: Senegalese, U.S. Marines strengthen peacekeeping abilities in Africa
Koa Moana Marines, Sailors train with Kiribati National Police Maritime Unit
'Trinity' Marines participate in Exercise Bougainville
Nation's flagship takes to sea for the first time
Belarus Plans Future Purchases of Russia's Iskander Missile Systems - Ambassador
Russia to Deliver 10 Su-30 Fighters to Nigeria in 2018
Russia to Continue Building Lada-Class Diesel Submarines
U.S.-Backed SDF Captures District In Campaign Against IS In Raqqa
Boko Haram militants kill 8 Chadian soldiers, wound several others
Macron, Poroshenko Voice Hope Of Progress In Resolving Ukraine Crisis
Iraqi Forces Squeeze IS Into Final Streets As Mosul Residents Celebrate Eid
Bahrain blames Qatar for 'military tensions' in Persian Gulf crisis
Marathon Election Starts in Papua New Guinea
Russia Settles For Undersized Role In China's Flagship Trade Initiative
India's Answer to GPS Runs Into Serious Technical Failures
Taliban attack security post in Afghanistan's Herat, 10 killed
Defense Deals on the Agenda for First Trump-Modi Talks
Taiwan declines to comment on reported China aircraft carrier movement
China's aircraft carrier formation sets out for training mission
South Korean president observes test-firing of 800km range home-grown missile
Turkey's Erdogan rejects pledges over weapons for Kurdish fighters in Syria
Syrian Army Takes Israeli Fire After Repel of Al-Nusra Assault Near Quneitra
Iraqi Troops Push Deeper into Mosul
Four Saudi soldiers killed in Yemeni sniper fire in Jizan, Asir


Long War Journal

Swedish hostage released after 6 years’ captivity by al Qaeda in Mali
AQIS emphasizes allegiance to Ayman al Zawahiri, Taliban in new ‘code of conduct’
Analysis: 2 US cases provide unique window into Iran’s global terror network
Taliban suicide bomber strikes bank in Helmand


Small Wars Journal

Mattis: After Raqqa, Syrian Battlefield Will Only Get More Complicated
The Pentagon Promised Citizenship to Immigrants Who Served. Now it Might Help Deport Them.
In Fixing the Afghan Army, We Need to Start with The Afghan Air Force
Military Areas of Control in the Waning Days of Islamic State
Mosul Old City Battle Goes House to House as IS Fighters Defend


Institute of World Politics

Keeping Calm & Carrying On in the Digital Age
IWP to offer training program on Cyber Intelligence and Insider Threats
Just Calling: The Christian Basis for a Career in Peacemaking
John Lenczowski’s Senate testimony calls for ideological warriors
Former IWP Navy Fellow Joshua Fiveson named as a John Marshall Fellow at the Claremont Institute
Energy Security in North Korea: From Defiance to Survival
Matthew Ryan joins IWP as Chief Financial Officer
Is Qatar kaput'
A Tale of Two Men: A Russian Spy and an FBI Special Agent
Paris Accord a distraction


European Council on Foreign Relations

Central Europe’s Tough Choice: Macron or Orban?
US must avoid a war with Iran in eastern Syria
There is nothing to back expectations of a softer Brexit
Tangled up in lucre
Winners and losers in the UK election
Does the road to stability in Libya pass through Cairo?
The EU-China Summit: searching for common ground
The Macron Method
What does Russia want?
Timothy Garton Ash awarded the Charlemagne Prize
Trump and Europe: The NASCAR Summit?
Trump’s Saudi speech hints at new risks
The liberation of Europe
Ukraine’s Euro vision not yet realised
Will Germany make room for Macron?


Asia Pacific Forum

May 22, 2017 Show
April 24, 2017 Show: Download Audio
March 27, 2017 Show: Download Audio
March 8, 2017 Show: Download Audio
February 13, 2017 Show