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July 31, 2014

Wars and Conflict
A Tutsi woman passes between a guerilla from the Rwandan Patriotic Front on the left and a wounded man on the right, Rwanda, May 1994 (Courtesy Reuters). Prosecuting Sexual Violence Offenders after Conflict

Emerging Voices features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is by Sigrid von Wendel, who edits t…

May 7, 2014

Wars and Conflict
A woman holding a newborn stands in front of African Union troops in the Central African Republic, April 2014 (Courtesy Reuters/Siegfried Modola). Combating Sexual Assault in Conflict

Emerging Voices features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is by Sigrid von Wendel, who edits t…

May 17, 2018

China
Play Chinese President Xi Jinping 'The Third Revolution: Xi Jinping and the New Chinese State' by Elizabeth C. Economy

Elizabeth C. Economy discusses her forthcoming book, The Third Revolution: Xi Jinping and the New Chinese State, which analyzes the contradictory nature of reform under President Xi Jinping. 

June 13, 2009

Defense and Security
On-Nuclear-Terrorism.jpg On Nuclear Terrorism

Teaching Notes for On Nuclear Terrorism by CFR Senior Fellow Michael A. Levi.

September 4, 2014

China
Protesters hold an East Turkestan flag during a demonstration in Berlin to protest against deadly riots in China’s northwestern region of Xinjiang, July 10, 2009. The East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM)

The Muslim separatist group, based in the Xinjiang province in northwest China, presents a heightening security challenge for Beijing.

June 22, 2016

Global
Play RTXCJVK_EC.jpg Biotechnology: The Potential and Perils of Innovation

Experts discuss the latest developments in synthetic biology and biotechnology, and their implications for U.S. national security over the next decade.

May 23, 2016

United States
Mullah Mansur Will Killing Mullah Mansour Work?

On Saturday, the Pentagon released a remarkable statement: “Today, the Department of Defense conducted an airstrike that targeted Taliban leader Mullah Mansur.” Soon after, a tweet from the Office of…

March 18, 2016

China
Bangladesh-bank-theft Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From the Week of March 18, 2016

Ashlyn Anderson, Rachel Brown, Lincoln Davidson, Ariella Rotenberg, Gabriel Walker, and Pei-Yu Wei look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. Bangladeshi bank chief resigns after $101 million cybe…

February 18, 2016

Global
Play IMG_9802_EC.jpg Angus Deaton on Foreign Aid and Inequality

Angus Deaton discusses foreign aid, global and national inequality, and globalization.

September 4, 2014

Russia
Media Conference Call: John Mearsheimer on NATO

John Mearsheimer, R. Wendell Harrison distinguished service professor of political science at the University of Chicago and author of "Why the Ukraine Crisis is the West's Fault" in the September/Oct…