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September 23, 2015

Europe
Europe’s Migration Crisis

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

Keleti migrant camp

June 6, 2012

Pakistan
al-Qaeda (a.k.a. al-Qaida, al-Qa’ida)

A profile of the international terrorist network that the United States has singled out as the most serious threat to U.S. security.

November 9, 2011

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Closing Guantanamo?

President Obama vowed in January 2009 to close the prison camp at Guantanamo Bay. Two years later, the White House continues to face challenges to that promise, leaving critics to suggest the facilit…

May 4, 2011

Intelligence
The ISI and Terrorism: Behind the Accusations

Pakistan’s intelligence agency, the ISI, faces persistent accusations of links to terrorism, despite repeated denials.

February 20, 2008

Pakistan
Controls on Pakistan’s Nuclear Technology

The safety of Pakistan’s nuclear weapons continue to be a concern due to political instability and rising militancy in the country.

September 11, 2006

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Musharraf’s Taliban Problem

Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf is under increasing pressure from NATO and the United States to clamp down on Taliban militants, but internal resistance from Pakistani Islamists is preventing hi…

July 13, 2006

Palestinian Territories
Profile of Khaled Meshal (aka Khalid Meshaal, Khaleed Mash’al)

From his exile in Syria, Khaled Meshal, the top ranked member of Hamas, exercises leadership and serves as the group’s diplomatic envoy.

April 20, 2006

Iran
Arab Views of a Nuclear Iran

The Arab world is watching nuclear developments in Iran closely. The outcome could disrupt the Middle East’s balance of power or, worse, provoke a regional nuclear arms race.

April 14, 2006

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Anti-terror Measures at U.S. Nuclear Plants

Nuclear power remains an important source of electricity in the United States, but many are concerned security at nuclear plants is inadequate to thwart terrorist attacks.

February 8, 2006

Palestinian Territories
Hamas’ Leaders

As Hamas prepares to take over the government of the Palestinian Authority, CFR.org profiles some of its most prominent leaders.