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April 24, 2018

Brazil
A Petrobras refinery in Cubatao, Brazil. Brazil’s Corruption Fallout

Federal investigators in Brazil have uncovered corruption at the highest levels of the government and in the country’s largest corporations.

September 30, 2014

Energy and Climate Policy
An oil rig in North Dakota. U.S. Energy Exports

Calls for lifting U.S. controls on energy exports are mounting as production nears a forty-five-year high.

July 28, 2016

Brazil
Podcast RTSIL9Z_EC.jpg Teetering at the Precipice: Brazil and the 2016 Summer Olympics

Experts discuss Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment trial, Brazil’s deepening economic recession, the Zika virus outbreak, and other issues facing Brazil as the country prepares to host the 2016 Summer Olym…

January 22, 2016

Turkey
WR01222016 Winter Storm Reading

Snow- and Middle East–themed reading for this weekend's winter storm.

January 22, 2016

Syria
Syria’s Agonizing Diplomatic Path

UN-mediated talks in Syria are jeopardized by disagreement over which opposition parties should participate, but a broader obstacle is whether a compromise over Bashar al-Assad’s future can be reache…

December 31, 2015

Human Rights
Yazidi-woman-UN-Samantha-Power Women Around the World: Year in Review

Welcome to a special edition of “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post, highlighting 2015’s most sign…

July 25, 2011

Race and Ethnicity
Europe: Integrating Islam

Western Europe’s burgeoning Islamic population continues to spark concerns about Muslim assimilation and a cultural divide.

June 9, 2014

Syria
Syria: Humanitarian Disaster—and Security Threat

Syria’s civil war poses an expanding threat to the region and beyond. Washington should seize the opportunity that still exists to weaken the Assad regime, writes CFR’s Elliott Abrams.

July 27, 2012

Turkey
A man reads a book at Mutanabi Street in Baghdad Weekend Reading: The Morsi Meter, What Turkey Wants, and Hanging with Manaf Tlass

Introducing the Morsi Meter Turkey and the  “Syria Cauldron” by Jeremy Salt Bassem Haddad’s 50 Minutes with Manaf Tlass

January 9, 2014

United States
Members of Syrian opposition groups stand after visiting the former mosque of Cordoba during a consultative meeting in Cordoba, southern Spain January 9, 2014 (del Pozo/Courtesy Reuters). This Week: Syrian Pre-Negotiations, Egyptian Convictions, and more U.S. Shuttle Diplomacy

Significant Developments Syria. Representatives from various Syrian opposition groups-- including some Islamist factions-- met in Cordoba, Spain today to try to forge common ground before the schedu…