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August 8, 2018

Saudi Arabia
Saudi women celebrate the lifting of the driving ban on women in east Saudi Arabia. Unpacking the Canadian/Saudi Spat

Last week, the Saudi government arrested two prominent women’s activists, the latest move in a series of incarcerations targeting women’s and civil society leaders in the Gulf kingdom. 

August 7, 2018

Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia and Canada

Saudi Arabia has ordered its ambassador to Canada to come home and has expelled the Canadian ambassador, stopped Saudia flights to Canada, stated that all new commerce with Canada will now be reviewe…

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…