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Speakers discuss the plight of refugee children.
Weston S. Konishi questions whether the Okinawa rape crisis will result in U.S. troop withdrawals from Japan.
Michael Gerson writes that, “by one estimate, 27,000 women and girls were raped in eastern Congo in 2006. The hospital has seen victims as young as 3.”
Sierra Leone's elections were peaceful and participation was high but concerns remain that the conditions that sparked its long civil war are unchanged.
The Council’s Center for Universal Education has partnered with PBS Wide Angle as well as Channel Thirteen and the U.S. Global Campaign for Education to distribute the PBS Wide Angle documentary, “Back to School.”
UNICEF released its 2007 annual report, titled Women And Children: The Double Dividend of Gender Equality.
This report draws attention to the widespread and systematic use of children as fighters, porters, domestic servants or sexual possessions by government forces and armed groups.
The United Nations has released a report on global violence against children.
In his Chicago Tribune column, Clarence Page has an interesting profile of new Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf – in town to appear on Oprah.
The UN Human Rights Commission Resolution 2004/48, regarding the rights of a child, was adopted on April 20, 2004.
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The authors argue that it is essential to begin working now to expand and establish rules and norms governing armed drones, thereby creating standards of behavior that other countries will be more likely to follow.
The author examines Pakistan's complex role in U.S. foreign policy and advocates for a two-pronged approach that works to quarantine threats while integrating Pakistan into the broader U.S. agenda in Asia.
The authors assess the political, security, and economic challenges facing U.S. policymakers in Afghanistan and evaluate a range of policy options.
Maximalist finds lessons in the past that anticipate and clarify our chaotic present, revealing the history of U.S. foreign policy in an unexpected new light. More
This clear and authoritative book presents a sweeping account of China's global resource quest and the unrivaled expansion of its economy. More
The story of the tragic and often tormented relationship between the United States and Pakistan, and a call to prepare for the worst, aim for the best, and avoid past mistakes. More