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April 3, 2018

South Africa
South-Africa-Race-Racism-White-Woman-Sentenced Court Decision Shines Light on Race Relations in South Africa

There has been backlash among white South Africans. Some have argued that she was upset after having just been robbed (this was part of her defense in court as well), while others have complained that black insults and threats to whites—especially by political figures—have gone unpunished.

April 19, 2012

Health Policy and Initiatives
The New Global Health Agenda

Overview The field of global health is witnessing a shift in focus from disease-driven initiatives to projects aimed at increasing the sustainability and strengthening of health systems. A crucial…

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…

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August 1, 2016

Philippines
Duterte-State-of-the-Nation A Debate on the New Philippine Administration

Over email, Professor Richard Javad Heydarian of De La Salle University in Manila and CFR Senior Fellow for Southeast Asia Joshua Kurlantzick discussed some of the potential effects—both positive and…

November 24, 2015

United States
Play RTR4IG4J_EC.jpg Lessons Learned After the Ebola Crisis

Thomas Frieden discusses lessons learned from the Ebola crisis in West Africa.

June 26, 2015

Military Operations
Consumer Reports YMHM You Might Have Missed: Terrorism Furniture, Nuclear Reviews, and Drones

U.S. Department of State, Country Reports on Terrorism 2014, “Terrorism Deaths, Injuries and Kidnappings of Private U.S. Citizens Overseas in 2014,” released June 19, 2015; and Adam Suchy, “Product I…

June 5, 2015

Conflict Prevention
You Might Have Missed: Airpower in Iraq, Sanctions Effectiveness, and Military Intervention

Department of Defense, Lt. Gen. John W. Hesterman III, Combined Forces Air Component commander (CFACC) press briefing, June 5, 2015. About the only thing airpower doesn’t do is take, hold, and gover…

February 18, 2015

Argentina
A Mysterious Death Rocks Argentina

The death of an Argentine prosecutor reveals deeper problems in the country’s political system, says expert Sergio Berensztein.

June 24, 2010

International Organizations
The G20’s Twenty Agendas

The G20 meetings in Toronto will be marked by competing agendas on global growth and financial regulations. This Backgrounder looks at the range of policy concerns.