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August 3, 2017

Southeast Asia
Southeast Asian Perspectives on U.S.–China Competition

Southeast Asians inhabit a region increasingly shaped by competition between the United States and China. This report highlights the perspectives of leading scholars of international affairs from Southeast Asia on important issues facing the region.

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…

April 7, 2014

Genocide and Mass Atrocities
Atrocity Prevention Since the Rwandan Genocide

Has the world progressed since 1994 in stopping mass atrocities? Concerted efforts by states, institutions, and NGOs make them less likely, write CFR’s Paul Stares and Anna Feuer.

January 30, 2014

Sub-Saharan Africa
Refugees who have been living in the outskirts of the proper camps in Hagadera load their belongings onto trucks as they choose to relocate to the newly-opened Kambioos settlement, at Kenya's Dadaab Refugee Camp, situated northeast of the capital Nairobi near the Somali border, August 29, 2011. Repatriating Somali Refugees: A Kenyan National Security Red Herring

This is a guest post by Alex Dick-Godfrey, program coordinator, Studies administration for the Council on Foreign Relations Studies program.  Even before the Westgate Mall attack in Nairobi, Kenya l…

October 14, 2011

Sub-Saharan Africa
Mobile Phones in Africa Mobile Phones in Africa

A vendor hawks second-hand mobile phones at the sprawling Kibera slum, one of the largest and poorest slums in Africa, near Kenya's capital Nairobi August 26, 2011. (Noor Khamis/Courtesy Reuters…

April 1, 2011

United Kingdom
UK and U.S. Approaches in Countering Radicalization: Intelligence, Communities, and the Internet

On Friday, April 1, 2011, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), Georgetown University's Center for Peace and Security Studies, and King's College London's International Centre for the Study of Radi…

April 1, 2011

United Kingdom
"Reaching Out" -- Promoting Community Engagement

Experts discuss the importance of an organic and systemic relationship between the different sects of the Muslim community and governments in order to combat radicalization. This session was part …