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March 8, 2017

Development
Paraguay-girl-march_RTS11YOR International Women’s Day

This post is co-authored by Anne Connell, assistant director of the Women and Foreign Policy program at the Council on Foreign Relations. Wednesday, March 8 marks International Women’s Day, an int…

February 5, 2018

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Play Iranian-Kurdish female fighters U.S. Counterterrorism Strategy: Next Steps for the State Department

Ambassador Nathan A. Sales discusses U.S. counterterrorism initiatives and developments to the UN Security Council Resolution on Foreign Terrorist Fighters.

December 28, 2005

Middle East and North Africa
Muslim Democracy: A status report

This publication is now archived. IntroductionIn 2002, the Bush administration launched its Middle East Partnership Initiative, an effort to bolster reform movements in the Middle East. But it was th…

December 13, 2005

Elections and Voting
Who’s Who in Iraqi Politics

This publication is now archived. IntroductionAs Iraq prepares for the upcoming elections on December 15, a number of leading politicians and influential religious leaders are promoting various coali…

October 18, 2005

Transnational Crime
Timeline: Famous Trials of World Leaders

This publication is now archived. IntroductionSince 1945, a slew of prominent world figures have been brought before various domestic and international courts and tribunals. Some have been convicted,…

October 4, 2005

Iraq
Monitoring the Iraqi Constitution Referendum

This publication is now archived. IntroductionThe upcoming October 15 constitution referendum will, for the first time in their history, give Iraqis the opportunity to accept or reject a new constitu…

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UK and U.S. Approaches in Countering Radicalization

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), Georgetown University's Center for Peace and Security Studies, and King's College London's International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation held a day-long…

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January 10, 2017

United States
Play RTXT2S4_EC.jpg Counterterrorism, Cybersecurity, and Homeland Security

Lisa O. Monaco joins Dina Temple-Raston to discuss domestic security, counterterrorism, and cybersecurity issues during her tenure as President Obama’s homeland security advisor.

September 10, 2014

Development
Varsha Mahendra, founder of DSGYN IDYS and Jus Blouses, works in her showroom and in the factory in Hyderabad, India, October 2012 (Courtesy Goldman Sachs). Unlocking the Potential of Women Entrepreneurs

This post is from Isobel Coleman, Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) senior fellow and director of the Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy initiative, and Dina Habib Powell, global head of corporat…