Amid growing international scrutiny of human rights violations, Myanmar's de facto leader gave her first major address on the ongoing crisis in Rakhine State.
Stephen Flynn, founding director of Northeastern University's Global Resilience Institute and former CFR fellow, joins Robert McMahon to discuss U.S. disaster resilience.
The seventy-second session of the UN General Assembly will be dominated by debates over nuclear disarmament, African development, and the rights of indigenous peoples.
Germany’s elections will determine whether Chancellor Angela Merkel remains in power, with ramifications for the migration crisis, the future of the European Union, and U.S.-German relations.
Experts analyze the September 24 German federal election, Angela Merkel's fight to win a fourth term as chancellor, and the implications for Germany's relations with the European Union and the United States.
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President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani discusses the challenges facing Afghanistan, including its fight against terror groups, and his country’s relationship with the United States.
President Michelle Bachelet discusses the importance of Chile's regional integration in South America.
Secretary Videgaray Caso discusses the future of U.S.-Mexican relations and the challenges facing President Peña Nieto's administration.
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A personal story of the development of U.S. human rights policy in the last forty years and an argument, both "realist" and principled, for supporting the expansion of democracy in the Middle East.
A sweeping narrative account of the last five years in the Middle East and a timely argument of how and why the Arab uprisings failed.
CFR President Richard N. Haass argues for an updated global operating system to address challenges from terrorism and the spread of nuclear weapons to climate change and cyberspace.