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July 18, 2012

Military Operations
Wall Street Journal Op-Ed Militarism

In his 1977 study on military and civilian influence on U.S. uses of force, Soldiers, Statesmen, and Cold War Crisis, political scientist Richard Betts examined Cold War military intervention and esc…

April 27, 2011

Maternal and Child Health
Family Planning and Reproductive Health

Overview Millions of women in developing countries still have more children than they want, and with every pregnancy, a woman faces the risk of death. Continued high fertility is also linked to gl…

July 26, 2013

Military Operations
You Might Have Missed: CIA in Pakistan, Syria, Special Ops in Trans-Sahara

Kathy Gannon and Sebastian Abbot, Criticism Alters US Drone Program in Pakistan, ABC News, July 25, 2013. The CIA has been instructed to be more cautious with its attacks, limiting them to high-valu…

February 5, 2016

Cuba
Castro Mocks the American Outreach

The efforts of the Obama administration to ’normalize’ relations with Cuba have been mocked this past week. The U.S. Southern Command holds an annual regional security conference. For decades one of…

April 21, 2015

United States
Ashley’s War: The Untold Story of the First All-Female, All-Army Team on the Special Ops Battlefield, by CFR’s Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

New York Times best seller, Ashley’s War, by CFR Senior Fellow for Women and Foreign Policy Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, gives an inside look at the first-ever all-female, all-Army team to serve on the batt…

September 19, 2017

Development
Play The White House U.S. Development Priorities: Views From the Administration and Congress

Panelists discuss bipartisan efforts to promote development within the Trump administration and Congress. 

April 29, 2017

Global
Play RTSXCSJ_Brian Snyder.jpg The Changing Role of Media

Experts discuss the changing role of the media within this administration and beyond and how the media should proceed to cover the Trump presidency. 

April 20, 2016

Wars and Conflict
Haver-Griest-military_RTX1P4BJ What’s Next for Women in the Armed Forces?

On December 3, 2015 the Pentagon made history by announcing that all positions in the U.S. military—including combat roles—would open to women. This Friday, I’ll join Juliet Beyler, Principal Directo…

April 3, 2015

Wars and Conflict
Ashley's War

The poignant and gripping story of a groundbreaking team of female American warriors who served alongside Special Operations soldiers on the battlefield in Afghanistan­.