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February 15, 2005

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
TERROR: 9/11 Commission

This publication is now archived. What is the 9/11 Commission?The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States is a bipartisan, independent panel. Its 13 members and staff of nearl…

January 1, 2006

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Fire Departments

This publication is now archived. Can fire departments help respond to terrorist attacks?Yes, as they famously did on September 11. America’s 31,000 local fire department are the first line of defens…

August 22, 2006

Religion
Christian Evangelicals and U.S. Foreign Policy

Evangelical Christians have been a force in U.S. society dating back to the nineteenth century. But experts say in recent years their influence on U.S. foreign policy has grown, from humanitarian act…

May 19, 2006

Europe
Montenegro’s Referendum on Independence

A referendum on Montenegro’s independence could redraw national boundaries in the Balkans. It could also strain tensions in an already volatile region.

December 26, 2006

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
New York Spurs Counterterrorism Efforts

The “war on terrorism” is often portrayed as playing out on the streets of Baghdad or in the mountains of Afghanistan. But New York City is another important battleground and could provide lessons fo…

September 26, 2006

Rule of Law
Brazil’s Powerful Prison Gang

Primeiro Comando da Capital (PCC), a Brazilian prison gang, staged a series of attacks in May that paralyzed the city of Sao Paulo. Subsequent waves of violence have raised concerns about the organiz…

June 2, 2008

Middle East and North Africa
China-Gulf Economic Relations

Trade between China and the Gulf Cooperation Council has spiked in recent years, with potentially broad economic and geopolitical consequences.

January 28, 2009

Global
Sovereign Wealth Funds

A primer on government funds charged with investing currency reserves for profit.

April 1, 2009

International Organizations
Twenty Agendas at G-20

A short summary of each of the G-20 member’s objectives for the April summit in London.

May 12, 2009

Vatican City
Vatican-Israel Relations

Relations between the Vatican and Israel are a complex combination of diplomacy mixed with interfaith discussion.