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January 12, 2018

United States
President-Trump-Immigration-Dreamers-Africa-Nigeria President Trump Attacks African and Haitian Immigration to the United States

During a bipartisan meeting with members of Congress on immigration matters on January 11, President Donald Trump asked why the United States should accept immigrants from Haiti and African states, which he characterized as “shithole countries.”

November 9, 2017

Vietnam
U.S. President Donald J. Trump welcomes Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the White House, Washington, DC. The Evolution of U.S.–Vietnam Ties

Once locked in war, Vietnam and the United States have built mature ties rooted in mutual economic and security interests.

April 3, 2017

Human Rights
Where Speech Goes, Repression Follows: The Global Trend of Criminalizing Online Speech

Nani Jansen Reventlow is a human rights lawyer with Doughty Street Chambers in London and a Fellow at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University. Jonathan McCully is Legal …

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December 7, 2016

Global
Play RTX2SI2I_EC.jpg Countering Violent Extremism by Engaging Women

This session addresses strategies to counter violent extremism by capitalizing on the contributions of women.

December 7, 2016

Conflict Prevention
Play RTX2QU8Q_EC.jpg How Women’s Participation in Conflict Prevention and Resolution Advances Security Interests

State fragility poses a significant threat to international security, contributing to conflict onset and relapse, the global refugee crisis, the expansion of extremist groups, and public health emerg…

July 1, 2016

United States
WR07012016 Fourth of July 2016 Reading

What Team Cook is reading over the Fourth of July weekend.

March 21, 2016

Radicalization and Extremism
Foad, the brother of 15 year-old Nora who left her home in Avignon for Syria nine months ago attends an interview with Reuters in Paris Women and Terrorism: "Jihadi Girl Power" Masks Reality

Far from demonstrating a new face of empowerment, so-called “jihadi girl power” wildly overstates the power of women and girls living under the control of the self-proclaimed Islamic State. The image…