When he hosts the Turkish president this week, President Donald J. Trump must take steps to right a rocky relationship while also demanding accountability of Erdogan, writes CFR's Steven A. Cook.
Op-Ed: Gayle Tzemach Lemmon So Trump Is Arming Kurds... Then What?
Around the Web: CBC Why Trump Will Likely Leave Erdogan Empty-Handed
Around the Web: Atlantic What's So Bad About Trump Calling Erdogan?
As it considers Russia’s de-escalation plan for Syria, the Trump administration should recognize the chief winners will be U.S. adversaries, writes CFR’s Stephen Sestanovich.
CFR Event Responding to Russia
Around the Web: CNN Trump and Putin to Meet in July, Russian State Media Says
Council Special Report Reducing Tensions Between Russia and NATO
China is believed to spend billions of dollars to boost its international image, but it has yet to see a marked return on its investment. This CFR Backgrounder explores Chinese initiatives in soft power.
Around the Web: CSIS Is China's Soft Power Strategy Working?
Around the Web: Reuters China to Gather Friends for Biggest Summit of Year on New Silk Road
CFR Backgrounder Building the New Silk Road
The dismissal of FBI Director James Comey raises concerns about the government’s ability to investigate Russian meddling in U.S. elections, as well as the agency’s broader national security role, says CFR’s Matthew Waxman.
Op-Ed: Max Boot Trump Keeps Acting Like He Has Something to Hide
Around the Web: Lawfare Takeaways From Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe's Testimony
Around the Web: New York Times How Abnormal Was Comey’s Firing? Experts Weigh In
Moon Jae-in's victory in the South Korean elections signals a return to a liberal foreign policy, but many obstacles await the new president, writes CFR’s Scott Snyder.
Around the Web: Financial Times South Korea's New President Will Be No Pushover
Foreign Affairs: Katherine H.S. Moon Can South Korea's New President Make Good on His Promises?
Around the Web: Arirang Moon Jae-in's National Defense and Foreign Policy Pledges
In a cogent analysis of why the United States is losing ground, Robert D. Blackwill and Jennifer M. Harris explore the statecraft of geoeconomics.
"Lucid and accessible," Ray Takeyh and Steven Simon's book sheds new light on the makings of the contemporary Middle East.
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