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To help readers better understand the nuances of foreign policy, CFR staff writers and Consulting Editor Bernard Gwertzman conduct in-depth interviews with a wide range of international experts, as well as newsmakers.
Analytical briefs written by CFR.org's staff on issues of the day with links to the news, analysis, commentary, and primary source materials that put the facts in context.
Greeces new political leadership is set to challenge the German-led austerity policies in Europe, which could spur the rise of more anti-establishment movements across the continent, says political risk analyst Ian Bremmer.
How should technology firms balance the privacy demands of customers with the security concerns of government? Three experts weigh in.
King Abdullahs succession plan for Saudi Arabias aging leadership may be his most important legacy at a time of multiple crises in the Middle East, says expert Rachel Bronson.
This weekend's snap election in Greece could determine the direction of the country's future, as well as shift the economic course for the rest of the eurozone, says expert Eleni Panagiotarea.
President Obama missed a chance in his annual address to make a case for bipartisan initiatives and failed to present a convincing defense of his foreign policy, says CFR President Richard N. Haass.
The following roundup offers in-depth analysis of these and other issues expected to dominate the address.
The terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo could have a chilling effect on the coverage of Islam in certain countries, says expert Karin Karlekar.
Five years after a devastating earthquake, Haiti remains plagued by a weak political system and flawed reconstruction process, says former correspondent Jonathan M. Katz.