President Trump has signaled a profound departure of U.S. leadership in areas like trade and climate policy, while adding uncertainty to an already shaky world order. Listen to an assessment in the President's Inbox podcast.
The Trump administration's decision to repeal Temporary Protected Status for thousands of Salvadorans presents them with a difficult choice, writes Edward Alden.
Al-Shabab remains capable of carrying out massive attacks in Somalia and surrounding countries despite a decade-long African Union offensive against the Islamist group.
The president’s first national security strategy eloquently sums up the U.S. role in the world and what should be done to defend it, but much of the document is at odds with what the president himself believes.
CFR on the Record
Fatih Birol discusses the newest edition of World Energy Outlook, the prospects for renewable energy, and the outlook for energy markets in the coming year.
Scott Snyder discusses his new book, South Korea at the Crossroads: Autonomy and Alliance in an Era of Rival Powers. Snyder examines the trajectory of fifty years of South Korean foreign policy and offers predictions—and a prescription—for the future.
Panelists discuss the potential and ongoing crises that may erupt or escalate in 2018, as well as their global political implications.
Speakers provide an update on Turkey's domestic politics, the challenges the country faces after the coup, and the likely future of Turkey's foreign and economic polices with the United States.
Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies
In chronicling the adventurous life of legendary CIA operative Edward Lansdale, The Road Not Taken definitively reframes our understanding of the Vietnam War.
A rising India wants a seat at the table of global powers, and is ready to set its own terms on everything from defense to climate to trade. Ayres considers how a fiercely independent India seeks its place as a leading power, and how the United States should respond.
An authoritative look at South Korea's foreign-policy choices in an increasingly uncertain Asia.