Edward Lansdale is truly a forgotten man in American history. Yet he once wielded enormous influence, and his methods and tactics hold valuable lessons for leaders today, argues best-selling historian Max Boot.listen to this podcast
The theme of freedom is an enduring one.read more
We spoke with Kenneth M. Pollack to discuss what's ahead for Iran in the short and medium term and what this means for U.S. policy in the region. listen to this podcast
War. Art. Insanity. What more do you want?read more
Learn how to overcome adversity wth style.read more
We are pleased to announce our selections for the best books of the year (and a couple of classics) -- our list of essential reads for 2018 and beyond.read more
We spoke with Anthony Ruggiero, of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, about the most effective U.S. response to North Korea.listen to this podcast
FROM THE REPORT
Illicit finance is the lifeblood of many groups and organizations acting directly to the interests of global security. Here, Juan Zarate, a former assistant Treasury Secretary and deputy national security advisor with a special focus on combating illicit finance, unpacks this complex issue — and the knot of risks that surround it.
ON THIS DAY IN 2007 . . .
Three thieves stole Pablo Picasso’s Portrait of Suzanne Bloch from the Sao Paolo Museum of Art. The...read more
We spoke with the CFR's Robert M. Danin on the local and global politics around Jerusalem and Trump's move to recognize it as Israel's capital.listen to this podcast
Former NATO commander Adm. James Stavridis outlines a terrifying new possibility in soft targets likely to be focused on by global terrorists.read more
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