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April 5, 2016

Human Rights
Tina-Brown_RTX19W3V Five Questions With Tina Brown

The Five Questions Series is a forum for scholars, government officials, civil society leaders, and foreign policy practitioners to provide timely analysis of new developments related to the advancem…

January 8, 2018

Vietnam
Play Vietnam 'The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam'

Max Boot discusses his new book, The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam. 

March 6, 2015

Gender
The Obamas will take their enthusiasm for education—illustrated here at the Capital City Public Charter School (Lower School), Washington, in February 2009—to reach adolescent girls abroad (Courtesy Larry Downing/Reuters). White House Launches New Girls’ Education Initiative

Two weeks ago, I posted a United Nations report on the increasing frequency of attacks on girls’ education around the world and called on the U.S. government to increase investment in education abroa…

January 10, 2017

United States
Play RTXT2S4_EC.jpg Counterterrorism, Cybersecurity, and Homeland Security

Lisa O. Monaco joins Dina Temple-Raston to discuss domestic security, counterterrorism, and cybersecurity issues during her tenure as President Obama’s homeland security advisor.

May 4, 2016

United States
NYPD Guest Post: Is American Fear of Islamic Terrorism Grounded in Evidence?

Tina Huang in an intern in the Center for Preventive Action at the Council on Foreign Relations. Five months, three countries, one hundred and seventy-six dead. The self-proclaimed Islamic State ha…

November 12, 2015

Education
Schoolgirls balance on a wall in Kabul Like Malala’s Struggle in Pakistan, the Fight Continues for Girls’ Education in Neighboring Afghanistan

A little over a year ago, Malala Yousafzai was awarded the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize along with another children’s rights activist. Yousafzai was awarded the prize, at age seventeen, making her the youn…

March 24, 2016

United States
RTX22FG3_refugee crowd_Muhammad Hamed Guest Post: Mounting Pressure Threatens Stability in Jordan

Tina Huang is an intern in the Center for Preventive Action at the Council on Foreign Relations. As the Syrian civil war continues at lower levels of violence, neighboring countries face enduring se…

March 11, 2016

United States
Trump and Hillary Guest Post: Clinton vs. Trump on Defeating the Islamic State

Tina Huang is an intern in the Center for Preventive Action at the Council on Foreign Relations. The rise of the self-proclaimed Islamic State will be a leading foreign policy issue for the incoming…

March 6, 2015

Education
Obamas-Reading-2015-03-06 White House Launches New Girls’ Education Initiative

Two weeks ago, I posted a United Nations report on the increasing frequency of attacks on girls’ education around the world and called on the U.S. government to increase investment in education abroa…