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January 9, 2018

Conflict Prevention
Play The White House What to Worry About in 2018

Panelists discuss the potential and ongoing crises that may erupt or escalate in 2018, as well as their global political implications.

May 23, 2017

Religion
Play Just and Unjust War in the 21st Century Just and Unjust War in the 21st Century

[node:summary] Video: Michael Walzer, professor emeritus of social science at the Institute for Advanced Study, and Richard N. Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, discuss moral philosophy and just and unjust war in the twenty-first century.

December 2, 2015

Asia
ASEAN-community-signing ASEAN’s New Community---Only a Small Step

At an Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit last week, Southeast Asian leaders signed an agreement creating an “ASEAN Community.” The Diplomat reports that the “Community,” much discu…

December 30, 2015

China
Beijing’s Asia Pivot in 2016

Seven experts look at the challenges and opportunities in China’s relations in Asia in the coming year.

October 14, 2015

Religion
Play 20151014_175040.jpg The Roots of Religious Extremism

Jonathan Sacks discusses root causes of religious violence and the transformative power of interfaith understanding for resolving conflict.   

April 15, 2015

Nigeria
Play RTR3RK5T_EC.jpg Assessing Nigeria's Economy

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala discusses the state of the Nigerian economy in the context of recent developments.

April 14, 2015

Nigeria
Play RTR4VABA_EC.jpg Understanding Nigeria's 2015 Presidential Election

Experts discuss the post-election outlook for the state of Nigeria.

February 13, 2014

Regional Organizations
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry gestures as he arrives for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit official dinner in Nusa Dua on the Indonesian resort island of Bali on October 7, 2013. (Pool New/Courtesy Reuters) John Kerry’s Visit to Jakarta

At the end of his current trip to Asia, Secretary of State John Kerry will be stopping in Jakarta and meeting with Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Secretary-General Le Luong Minh. Alth…

June 10, 2013

Defense and Security
President John F. Kennedy delivers the commencement address at American University on June 10, 1963 (Cecil Stoughton. White House Photographs. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston). TWE Remembers: JFK’s "Strategy of Peace" Speech

Commencement addresses have figured prominently in American foreign policy. Whether it was FDR ending the pretense that the United States would remain rigidly neutral in World War II in a speech at t…

March 6, 2013

Sub-Saharan Africa
A child stands in pouring rain in the slum of Susan's Bay in Sierra Leone's capital Freetown, August 22, 2012. What Can the United States Do About Failing States?

Around one billion people live in fragile or failing states. Yet no Washington administration has developed a strategy for helping such states address the causes of their fragility. Instead, most adm…