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January 10, 2017

msf-ne-nigeria MSF Delivering Emergency Food in Northeast Nigeria

Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors without Borders (MSF) has issued a press release that it has just delivered 810 metric tons of food to Maiduguri in northeast Nigeria. The organization estimates that…

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Annual Report 2016

The 2016 Annual Report from the Council on Foreign Relations.

May 4, 2016

Play RTX1X4XK_EC.jpg Integrating the Region and Bridging Differences

Experts assess regional opportunities to realize economic integration through trade agreements and infrastructure investment.  

October 23, 2015

Labor and Employment
Podcast RTX1QJYF.jpg Legal Barriers to Economic Participation

Sarah Iqbal, director of the World Bank Group’s Women, Business, and the Law project, highlights findings from the World Bank’s fourth edition of the global Women, Business and the Law report series…

April 20, 2011

Islam and Politics in Pakistan

Pakistan is bracing for more turbulence in the wake of Osama bin Laden’s killing. This Backgrounder looks at how state support for Islamist militants has led to growing religious intolerance in socie…

September 30, 2010

CFR’s New Multimedia Crisis Guide Explores Pakistan’s Problems, Future

Beset by devastating floods, increased terror attacks, and political instability, Pakistan’s precarious state is a matter of global concern. “Crisis Guide: Pakistan,” the Council on Foreign Relations…

April 7, 2014

International Organizations
Lessons of the Rwandan Genocide

Coauthored with Patrick McCormick, research associate in the International Institutions and Global Governance program. Twenty years ago yesterday two surface-to-air missiles ripped into a plane carr…

June 19, 2009

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Jemaah Islamiyah (a.k.a. Jemaah Islamiah)

A profile of the Southeast Asian terror group Jemaah Islamiyah, the group allegedly responsible for the 2002 Bali bombings.

August 2, 2011

United States
A newspaper stand displays magazines and posters bearing the pictures of al Qaeda leader bin Laden and U.S. President Obama in Karachi Osama Bin Laden: What Did Pakistan Know?

A newspaper stand displays magazines and posters bearing the pictures of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden and U.S. President Barack Obama (bottom L) in Karachi May 9, 2011 (Athar Hussain/Courtesy Reut…

August 16, 2007

Elections and Voting
Pakistan’s Political Future

Pakistan’s Pervez Musharraf faces growing opposition at home and abroad, but what form of government might replace his military rule remains unclear.