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May 15, 2017

Turkey
BP05152017 Donald Trump Is Repeating Obama’s Errors in Dealing With Turkey’s Erdogan: But There Is Another Way Forward

Trump's critical meeting with the controversial Turkish strongman comes after a long litany of American mistakes.

February 28, 2017

Sub-Saharan Africa
Buhari_Illness President Muhammadu Buhari’s Health

The Nigerian media continues to be transfixed by the question of President Buhari’s health, with rumor and innuendo flying, including the “fake news” of his death. Buhari went to London on January 19…

August 31, 2016

Brazil
Political Fault Lines in Post-Rousseff Brazil-LAM Political Fault Lines in Post-Rousseff Brazil

After nearly nine months, Brazil’s impeachment drama is over. The process ended on a curiously subdued note: the Senate’s questioning of Dilma Rousseff on Monday was a staid affair, and Tuesday’s spe…

October 19, 2017

Iraq
Syrian Democratic Forces fighters celebrate victory in Raqqa. What to Watch For in Post-ISIS Iraq and Syria

As the campaigns to wrest the Islamic State from the territory it held in Iraq and Syria near completion, new conflicts may arise if old political arrangements prevail.

October 29, 2012

Sub-Saharan Africa
jintao_kagame_china_richard_dowden Emerging Voices: Richard Dowden on World Bank and IMF Involvement in Africa

Emerging Voices features regular contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is from Richard Dowden, the …

December 7, 2016

Global
Play RTX2GIWQ_EC.jpg Securing Peace by Addressing Conflict-related Sexual Violence

This session examines the devastating use of sexual violence against civilians by armed factions and extremist groups.

September 15, 2015

Global
Play 20150915_Events.jpg A Conversation With Francis Fukuyama

Francis Fukuyama delivers the John B. Hurford Memorial Lecture.

January 1, 2015

Sub-Saharan Africa
Africa 2015 Looking Forward: Africa 2015

With over a billion people and the second largest continental landmass in the world, Africa is complicated and defies generalization. Yet, we do it all the time. Here are five trends to keep an eye o…

September 16, 2011

Ethiopia
Wikileaks Cable Forces Ethiopian Journalist to Flee Wikileaks Cable Forces Ethiopian Journalist to Flee

Ethiopia's Prime Minister Meles Zenawi addresses a news conference at his office in the capital Addis Ababa, May 26, 2010. (Thomas Mukoya/ Courtesy Reuters) The Committee to Protect Journalists…

December 27, 2012

Politics and Government
Journalists watch workers install some of the 288 Waterford crystals on the Times Square New Year's Eve Ball in New York (Mike Segar/Courtesy Reuters). Ten World Leaders Who Died in 2012

Yesterday I wrote about ten American foreign policy luminaries who died in 2012. Below are ten significant foreign leaders and diplomats who died in 2012. Raymond Aubrac (b. 1914) was a leader of …