Taking the baton from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, John Kerry must ensure that women’s issues remain center stage in world affairs.
Issue Brief To advance its interests and values in Egypt, the United States should more clearly support inclusive democratic political reform and prepare for possible policy shifts ahead.
Additional support for the Syrian opposition and regional coordination are urgently needed.
The eventual demise of Al Qaeda will require the United States to formulate a broader-based and sustainable counterterrorism strategy that shifts from a “war on terror” approach to embrace a range of tools to combat new foreign threats.
As a series of crises threaten to undermine Egypt’s stability, the United States must continue to support it with a full range of policy tools.
The United States must continue acting on removing the Assad regime, but increased focus must also be given to plans for a post-Assad Syria.
Immediately halting the violence is an imperative, but a ceasefire will endure only if Hamas refrains from targeting Israeli civilians.
Brian Katulis and Peter Juul explain why Egypt’s unresolved struggle for power presents serious threats for U.S. security interests requiring carefully calibrated responses.
No agreement was reached on Iran’s nuclear program this week, but the clock is ticking on U.S. and EU sanctions set to kick in if Iran can’t come clean next month in Russia, write Brian Katulis, Rudy deLeon, and Peter Juul.
Report Rudy deLeon, Brian Katulis, and Peter Juul answer 10 key questions about U.S. foreign policy and strategy regarding Iran.
Michael Werz and Peter Juul argue that Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff’s progressive agenda at home seems at odds with her U.S. travel itinerary this week.
Arpita Bhattacharyya and Peter Juul detail how the administration focused squarely on this critical issue, and suggest ways to institutionalize the efforts in the decades to come.
Issue Brief While calls for safe zones reflect an understandable desire to prevent the Assad regime from inflicting further violence against its population, a hypothetical military intervention in Syria by the United States and a potential coalition of the willing presents many challenges, writes Peter Juul.
Rudy deLeon and his national security team demonstrate that patient diplomacy with China is paying increasing dividends in global efforts to isolate Iran over its nuclear ambitions.
The president can use tomorrow’s State of the Union address to point to the successes of his new approach that relies less on boots on the ground and more on nontraditional forms of power, says Peter Juul.