January 16, 2013
As French forces intervene in Mali to curtail rebel forces in the country’s northern region, CFR’s John Campbell highlights three things to know about Mali and the escalating conflict.
October 4, 2012
Following Turkey’s decision to authorize military action against Syria, CFR’s Steven Cook highlights three reasons why tensions are unlikely to escalate to war.
September 12, 2012
The attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi and the killing of the U.S. ambassador may be "the first salvo" of a civil war in the country, says CFR’s Isobel Coleman.
March 26, 2012
This week’s Arab League Summit in Baghdad presents questions about the organization’s role in a changed Middle East, the durability of Assad’s regime in Syria, and Iraq’s security and regional ties, …
March 8, 2012
The winner of the 2012 U.S. presidential election will risk "unpleasant surprises" if he fails to pay sufficient attention to Africa, says CFR’s John Campbell.
November 1, 2011
As the world’s population surpasses seven billion, CFR Senior Fellow for Global Health Yanzhong Huang identifies the variety of ways in which different global regions are impacted by population growt…
October 12, 2011
Cherie Blair, founder of the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, discusses the gender gap in access to mobile technology. Research conducted by Blair’s organization has found that the gender gap is pa…