Author: Isobel Coleman, Senior Fellow and Director of the Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Initiative; Director of the Women and Foreign Policy Program
Georgetown Journal of International Affairs
CFR experts analyze women’s advancement globally.
Elliott Abrams gives his take on the Middle East and on democracy and human rights issues across the globe.
Steven A. Cook examines developments in the Middle East and their resonance in Washington.
Kurlantzick offers the sharpest analysis yet of what state capitalism’s emergence means for democratic politics around the world. More
In a cogent analysis of why the United States is losing ground as a world power, Blackwill and Harris explore the statecraft of geoeconomics. More
Takeyh and Simon reframe the legacy of U.S. involvement in the Arab world from 1945 to 1991 and shed new light on the makings of the contemporary Middle East. More
The Task Force recommends revising U.S. policy toward North Korea to break the cycle of North Korean provocation and promote stability in Northeast Asia.
India now matters to U.S. interests in virtually every dimension. This Independent Task Force report assesses the current situation in India and the U.S.-India relationship, and suggests a new model for partnership with a rising India.
Rates of heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and other noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) in low- and middle-income countries are increasing faster than in wealthier countries. The report outlines a plan for collective action on this growing epidemic.
This report asserts that elevating and prioritizing the U.S.-Canada-Mexico relationship offers the best opportunity for strengthening the United States and its place in the world.
Isobel Coleman hosts Ziba Mir-Hosseini for a discussion on the status of gender equality in the Muslim world.
Unlocking Markets: How Supporting Female Entrepreneurs Can Spur Economic Growth
Despite headlines about cruel acts of violence and discrimination against women, Isobel Coleman discusses the changing status of women and...
Isobel Coleman discusses the effects of Iraq's Jaafari Personal Status Law, highlighting how the law could erode women's rights and...