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October 3, 2016

Wars and Conflict
women-farc_rtsp6z0 Despite ‘No’ Referendum, Colombia Peace Process Remains a Model for Women’s Participation

Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is authored by Mayesha Alam, w…

August 17, 2015

Cuba
Did The Kerry Visit To Cuba Matter?

Secretary of State Kerry traveled to Havana to raise the flag at the U.S. Embassy there last week. As has been noted here in this blog and in many news articles and columns, no dissidents or human ri…

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September 20, 2016

Afghanistan
Play Rabbani_EC.jpg A Conversation With Salahuddin Rabbani

Salahuddin Rabbani discusses the challenges and opportunities facing Afghanistan's national unity government.

August 22, 2016

Cybersecurity
cyber net politics terrorism cybersecurity online internet israel Israel’s New Counter-Terrorism Law and Terrorism in Cyberspace

The Israeli parliament adopted a new counter-terrorism law on June 15, 2016. According to the Ministry of Justice’s summary, the legislation will provide “law enforcement authorities with more effect…

January 19, 2016

Human Rights
Cyber cfr net politics twitter turkey Do as I Say, Not as I Do: Wily World Leaders on the World Wide Web

Elena Goldstein is a senior at Columbia University and an intern for the Council on Foreign Relations’ Digital and Cyberspace Policy Program. Today, if you search “Gollum” on Google, your results …

September 16, 2015

Bayrasli edited Ten Whats With...Elmira Bayrasli

Elmira Bayrasli is co-founder of Foreign Policy Interrupted and author of the new book, From the Other Side of the World: Extraordinary Entrepreneurs, Unlikely Places (Public Affairs, 2015) 1. What …

April 28, 2015

United States
Play RTR2C6Z3_EC_1.jpg Warrior Women: Ashley White's Story

CFR Senior Fellow Gayle Tzemach Lemmon launches her new book.

November 6, 2014

United States
Israeli border police officers walks in front of the Dome of the Rock on the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City November 5, 2014 (Awad/Courtesy Reuters). This Week: Violence in Jerusalem, Nusra gains in Syria, and U.S. Policy Shift on Isis

Significant Developments Jordan-Israel-Palestine. The Jordanian Minister of Islamic Affairs, Hayel Dawood, accused Israel yesterday of attacking the Al Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem and of causing fire d…

August 15, 2014

United States
Israeli protesting Israel Guest Post: Implications of Declining Israeli Sympathy

Elena Vann is an interdepartmental intern at the Council on Foreign Relations. Once a small, noble state heralded for its democratic values and established after the horrors of the Holocaust, Israel…