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May 27, 2016

Americas
Kenya Protests Edited This Week in Markets and Democracy: Deadly Kenyan Protests, Vietnam’s Labor Rights, Still No Haiti Election

Electoral Violence Starts Early in Kenya In Kenya, police cracked down on opposition protests, killing three and injuring more. With elections still more than a year away, the Coalition for Reforms …

December 4, 2015

Americas
Egypt Election Edited This Week in Markets and Democracy: Petrobras Corruption Scandal, Elections in Egypt and Venezuela, and Turmoil in Haiti

CFR’s Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy (CSMD) Program highlights noteworthy events and articles each Friday in “This Week in Markets and Democracy.” Petrobras Probe Widens The Petrobras corrup…

March 5, 2013

United States
The Meaning of Power in the 21st Century

Moisés Naím and Fareed Zakaria discuss the transformation of power and what this means for U.S. primacy and how it conducts foreign policy.

March 5, 2013

United States
The Meaning of Power in the 21st Century

Please join Moisés Naím and Fareed Zakaria as they discuss the transformation of power and what this means for U.S. primacy and the conduct of foreign policy.

January 3, 2014

Lebanon
Lebanese Hezbollah supporters gesture as they march during a religious procession to mark Ashura in Beirut Hezbollah

Hezbollah’s long-standing resistance to Israel gained this Lebanon-based Shiite political party and militant group broad support, but its involvement in Syria’s civil war may jeopardize its domestic …

January 20, 2016

Asia
indonesia-jakarta-islamic state What Indonesia Knows About Blocking the Islamic State

In the wake of the attacks last week in Jakarta, which killed seven people, fears are growing that the archipelago, the largest Muslim-majority nation in the world, is going to be hit by a wave of Is…

February 2, 2016

Thailand
indonesia-islamic state Southeast Asia’s Democratic Regression and the Rise of Islamic State-Linked Militants

Read Part 2 here and Part 3 here.  Part 1 On January 14, militants struck in one of Jakarta’s busiest shopping and office districts. At around 11 am, one attacker blew up a suicide bomb at a Starbu…

October 15, 2015

Global
Think Like the Enemy, Urges Zenko in New Book on Red Teams

With the U.S. government still dealing with the fallout from the cyber theft of over twenty million personnel records in 2014—one of the largest data breaches in history—a new book from Council on Fo…

January 15, 2016

China
Taiwan-elections Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From the Week of January 15, 2016

Rachel Brown, Lincoln Davidson, Ariella Rotenberg, Gabriel Walker, and James West look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. Taiwan takes to the polls. Tomorrow, the island’s citizens will choose …

November 1, 2015

Military Operations
Red Team

Read excerpts from Red Team. Red teaming is a practice as old as the role of the Devil’s Advocate, the eleventh-century Vatican official charged with discrediting candidates for sainthood. Today, …