November 25, 2016Wars and Conflict
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 …
December 7, 2016Global
This session examines the devastating use of sexual violence against civilians by armed factions and extremist groups.
June 24, 2016Iran
Reading selections for the weekend of June 24, 2016.
July 12, 2016Radicalization and Extremism
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…
September 25, 2015Iraq
Ibrahim al-Alshaiqer al-Jaafari discusses Iraqi regional relations and global affairs.
August 13, 2015Wars and Conflict
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…