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April 28, 2017

Syrian Civil War
Rebel fighters train in western Deraa governorate. Who’s Who in Syria’s Civil War

Syria’s civil war is being fought on multiple fronts by an array of combatants whose alliances, capabilities, and in some cases motives have been in flux.

November 25, 2016

Wars and Conflict
Members of AISA shout slogans as they hold placards during a protest outside police headquarters in New Delhi International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Today, November 25, is International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, an internationally recognized day to elevate combating violence against women on the international development …

June 18, 2016

Middle East and North Africa
Bahrain Slips Further into Repression

The Project on Middle East Democracy sums up the week in Bahrain: First, "A Bahraini court ordered the suspension of all activities by al-Wefaq, the island-nation’s largest opposition party. The J…

December 7, 2016

Global
Play RTX2GIWQ_EC.jpg Securing Peace by Addressing Conflict-related Sexual Violence

This session examines the devastating use of sexual violence against civilians by armed factions and extremist groups.

December 7, 2016

Global
Play RTX2SI2I_EC.jpg Countering Violent Extremism by Engaging Women

This session addresses strategies to counter violent extremism by capitalizing on the contributions of women.

July 12, 2016

Radicalization and Extremism
EIN___0059 UN Under-Secretary-General Bangura Addresses Rape in War

I hosted United Nations (UN) Under-Secretary-General Zainab Hawa Bangura, the special representative of the secretary-general on sexual violence in conflict, at CFR last week to discuss her work comb…

April 8, 2016

Wars and Conflict
Kashmir-Mufti_RTR2S8GN 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 March 31 to April 7, was compiled with su…

September 25, 2015

Iraq
Play IMG_4035_EC.jpg Assessing Iraq's Regional Foreign and Security Policy

Ibrahim al-Alshaiqer al-Jaafari discusses Iraqi regional relations and global affairs.

August 13, 2015

Wars and Conflict
A displaced woman from the minority Yazidi sect, fleeing violence in Iraq, looks out from an abandoned house where she is taking refuge in the southeastern Turkish town of Silopi Sexual Violence: Part and Parcel of the Political Economy of Terrorist Organizations

A lead story in today’s New York Times reports, “The systematic rape of women and girls from the Yazidi religious minority has become deeply enmeshed in the organization and the radical theology of t…