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December 28, 2017

United States
Kohl 1989 Ten World Figures Who Died in 2017

I wrote yesterday about ten Americans who died in 2017 who helped shape U.S. foreign policy during their lifetimes. But Americans are not the only ones who influence world affairs. Below are ten worl…

October 2, 2017

Philippines
Play A Conversation with Alan Peter Cayetano A Conversation With Alan Peter Cayetano

Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano discusses the Philippines’ foreign policy strategy under President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, the country’s regional role in southeast Asia, and the relationship between the U…

March 12, 2012

Afghanistan
The-Dressmaker-of-Khair-Khana.jpg The Dressmaker of Khair Khana

Teaching Notes on The Dressmaker of Khair Khana by CFR Senior Fellow Gayle Tzemach Lemmon.

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June 24, 2016

Global
Play RTX1RZAT_EC.jpg Citizens and Borders: A Viewing and Discussion of 'The Mapping Journey Project'

Experts discuss the personal, political, and cultural ramifications of the current global refugee crisis.

January 15, 2016

Human Rights
Taiwan-Tsai-elections-girls-voting 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, covering January 8 to January 15, was compiled by …

November 18, 2013

Regional Organizations
A survivor carries water cans as he searches for fresh water in an area devastated by Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban Wherefore Art Thou ASEAN? Typhoon Haiyan’s Teachable Moment

Below is a guest post by Jeffrey Wright, research associate in the International Institutions and Global Governance program. On November 8, Typhoon Haiyan blasted through the heart of the Philippine…

October 5, 2011

Afghanistan
Looming Threat to Afghan Women’s Rights

With the United States eager to withdraw from Afghanistan and reconciliation with the Taliban considered key to any peace process, Afghan women’s rights are once again in question, writes CFR’s Gayle…

November 8, 2012

United States
U.S. ambassador to Iraq Robert Stephen Beecroft speaks during a news conference in Baghdad after the announcement of Obama's victory on November 7, 2012 (Mohammed/Courtesy Reuters). Middle Eastern Reactions to President Obama’s Reelection

“It made my day… I and my friends expected war if Romney won.” – Sima, a businesswoman in Tehran “President Obama will press for human rights and democracy to leave his marks in history…Also, the re…

May 8, 2013

Tibet
A Conversation with Sikyong Lobsang Sangay

Please join Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay, prime minister of the Central Tibetan Administration in Dharamsala, India, and political successor to the Dalai Lama, for a discussion on the situation of Tibe…