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October 23, 2017

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
raqqa Women are Vital in the Fight Against Terrorism

Amid deadly terrorist attacks and devastating conflicts, Republicans and Democrats just came together to pass a new law that could improve security around the world. Lawmakers realized that existing …

March 17, 2016

Wars and Conflict
Syria’s Civil War Syria’s Civil War and the Descent Into Horror

Protests in Syria have descended into a civil war, giving rise to Islamic State militants and an outpouring of refugees and defying attempts at resolution.

September 23, 2015

Europe
Keleti migrant camp Europe’s Migration Crisis

An escalating migration crisis is testing the European Union’s commitment to human rights and open borders.

December 28, 2016

United States
rts5bh9-1-min Ten American Foreign Policy Influentials Who Died in 2016

Year’s end is a time for taking stock, counting successes, and assessing failures. It is also a time for remembering those who are no longer with us. Here are ten Americans who died in 2016 who throu…

December 18, 2013

Human Rights
Child Marriage InfoGuide Child Marriage

Child marriage remains widespread in developing countries, disproportionately affecting girls and endangering their lives and livelihoods. Rooted in cultural tradition and poverty, the practice not o…

November 21, 2016

Wars and Conflict
women-nigeria-idp_rtx2nijj Women Around the World: This Week

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post, covering from November 9 to November 18, was compi…

November 22, 2016

Development
libya-women-fighters_rtr2o4u7 U.S. House of Representatives: Women’s Participation in Peace and Security is Critical

The U.S. House of Representatives just signaled its commitment to women and girls globally. It took a historic step last week by passing the Women, Peace, and Security Act (H.R. 5332), which pledges …

September 5, 2013

China
China’s Maritime Disputes China’s Maritime Disputes

China’s growing assertiveness amid territorial disputes in the East and South China Seas has raised concerns about armed conflict.

March 13, 2014

Europe and Eurasia
Europe Ukraine The European Union’s Eastern Partnership

The most recent crisis in Ukraine has invited closer scrutiny of the European Union’s approach to its Eastern neighbors.

November 19, 2012

Europe
European Foreign Policy and the Euro Crisis

The eurozone crisis has consequences far beyond the continent’s economic performance, such as the EU’s ability to forge coherent defense and foreign policy.