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October 28, 2015

Gender
Podcast RTX1SQ5F.jpg Beijing at Twenty: Assessing Global Progress for Women and Girls After the 1995 UN Fourth World Conference on Women

Farida Shaheed, United Nations special rapporteur in the field of cultural rights, and Ellen Chesler, senior fellow at the Roosevelt Institute, highlight their collaboration, Women and Girls Rising: …

October 29, 2015

Human Rights
A girl plays with her father as he and fellow worshippers attend Friday prayers at Tehran University Women Around the World: This Week

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post,  from October 23 to October 28, was compiled by Va…

October 30, 2014

United States
Supporters of the Nida Tounes (Call of Tunisia) secular party movement wave flags and shout slogans outside Nidaa Tounes headquarters in Tunis October 28, 2014 (Souissi/Courtesy Reuters). This Week: Islamist Defeat in Tunisia, Increased Violence in Jerusalem, and Counter-Offensive in Kobani

Significant Developments Tunisia. The Tunisian election commission confirmed the victory of the secular party Nidaa Tunis in the country’s parliamentary elections held Sunday. It was Tunisia’s secon…

October 15, 2013

Pakistan
No Exit from Pakistan

The story of the tragic and often tormented relationship between the United States and Pakistan, and a call to prepare for the worst, aim for the best, and avoid past mistakes.

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…

February 15, 2005

Afghanistan
AFGHANISTAN: Karzai vs. the Warlords

This publication is now archived. What’s at stake in the government’s confrontation with warlords?Many experts say it is directly related to the upcoming presidential election. They say the October 9…

September 28, 2012

United States
Red Line You Might Have Missed: Iran, Red Lines, Drones, and Dieting

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: "I believe that, faced with a clear red line, Iran will back down.” (September 27, 2012) Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon, “I think that this whole matter of r…

September 21, 2006

Afghanistan
Still Ours to Lose: Afghanistan on the Brink

Prepared Testimony for the House Committee on International Relations (September 20, 2006) and the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations (September 21, 2006)“The pyramid of Afghanistan government’s l…