May 6, 2019
Conceived as the principal defenders of the 1979 revolution, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps has evolved into an institution with vast political, economic, and military power.
January 24, 2019
The Group of Seven serves as a forum for highly industrialized democracies to coordinate economic, security, and energy policy, but the Trump administration has provoked questions about the group’s c…
December 18, 2018
Five CFR experts highlight trends worth tracking in the year ahead.
December 7, 2018
Relations between the two countries, long bound by common interests in oil and security, have strained over what some analysts see as a more assertive Saudi foreign policy.
August 6, 2018
The United States has reactivated sanctions against Iran that could trigger the collapse of the multilateral Iran nuclear deal.
January 5, 2018
Who calls the shots in Iran on economic policy, security, and responding to domestic calls for reform? A look at the government's organization chart indicates how complicated the answer is.
January 1, 2006
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Could terrorists target U.S. nuclear power plants?
Yes. In his January 2002 State of the Union speech, President Bush said that U.S. forces “found diagrams of …
September 26, 2008
CFR.org’s Crisis Guide: Darfur was awarded an Emmy Award by the Television Academy of Arts and Sciences. The award, in the category of "New Approaches to News & Documentary Programming: Current …
October 23, 2007
The Council on Foreign Relations has won two awards for its website, CFR.org: an Online Journalism Award in the Specialty Journalism category; and a Silver W3 Award in the News category. “The site’s …
January 12, 2016
Despite North Korea’s defiance of international censure and sanctions, revived diplomacy is the best path to curb its nuclear program, says CFR’s Amy J. Nelson.