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June 12, 2018

Palestinian Territories
Prince William (and the Foreign Office) in Jerusalem

I’ve written many times about the British royal family’s remarkable record of refusing to make an official visit to Israel while making scores of visits to Arab capitals. That will change in a matter…

August 25, 2011

Defense and Security
A  woman walks on a street drawn with chalk silhouettes during a protest against violent crimes in Caracas (Courtesy Reuters). Reads of the Week: Violence in Venezuela and New Approaches to the Drug War

A woman walks on a street drawn with chalk silhouettes during a protest against violent crimes in Caracas (Courtesy Reuters). A recent International Crisis Group report on the rise of violence in Ve…

May 24, 2017

Religion
Play The Rise of Ethnonationalism and the Future of Liberal Democracy The Rise of Ethnonationalism and the Future of Liberal Democracy

Jocelyne Cesari, Jack A. Goldstone, and Pankaj Mishra discuss the rise of ethnonationalism and the future of liberal democracy.

August 15, 2011

Climate Change
Are the New CAFE Standards for Trucks Justified?

Megan McArdle and Mark Kleiman have been engaged in a little debate on their blogs over the merits of the new CAFE standards for medium and heavy duty vehicles that were announced last week. McArdle …

April 6, 2006

Drug Policy
The Forgotten Drug War

Has the once ballyhooed U.S. "war on drugs" been put on the policy backburner? Many experts think it has, and also that this might be a good thing.

April 25, 2006

Colombia
Colombia’s Elections

Incumbent President Alvaro Uribe is favored to win Colombia’s May 28 elections, a result that would mark a departure from the trend that has seen left-leaning governments come to power around the reg…

February 14, 2002

Middle East and North Africa
Harnessing Trade for Development and Growth in the Middle East

Overview Many observers of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) believe the lack of economic prospects and poverty in the everyday life of people in the region contribute to extremism, and perh…

May 1, 2006

Israel
Siegman: U.S., Israel Should Recognize Hamas Can Deliver Peace Agreement

Henry Siegman, CFR’s expert on Israeli-Palestinian affairs, says that despite the refusal of Israel’s government or the United States to deal with Hamas he believes there is a strong potential for Ha…

October 20, 2006

Israel
Middle East Conflict: The Nature of War in the 21st Century

12:15 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Meeting

October 20, 2006

Israel
Middle East Conflict: The Nature of War in the 21st Century

Watch Former Head of the National Security Council Giora Eiland discuss Israel's foreign policy decisions, the relationship between political and military leadership, and how this has affected the wa…