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January 3, 2013

Rule of Law
Emerging Voices: Amanda Richardson on Land Rights for Women

Emerging Voices features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is from Amanda Richardson, an attorn…

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April 10, 2012

Health Policy and Initiatives
Incentives for Life

Overview Though developed countries have made great strides in tobacco control, tobacco use is increasing in many developing countries due to higher incomes, aggressive marketing by multinational …

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March 24, 2022

Ukraine
Ukrainian Refugees Fleeing West

Our panelists discuss the growing Ukrainian refugee crisis, the situation on the ground in Poland and other neighboring countries where over three million Ukrainians have fled, and what is to be expe…

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April 4, 2022

United Nations
Funding the United Nations: How Much Does the U.S. Pay?

Many UN agencies, programs, and missions receive crucial funding from the United States. The Trump administration sharply reduced funding to some UN agencies, but President Biden has largely reversed…

June 30, 2008

Diplomacy and International Institutions
Public Diplomacy in the Twenty-First Century: Engaging in the Most Important Ideological Contest of Our Time

Watch James K. Glassman, in his first speech as U.S. undersecretary of state for public diplomacy and public affairs, discuss priorities for U.S. public diplomacy and the various strategies being emp…

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January 21, 2021

Transition 2021
The Biden-Harris Inauguration: A Tense Tableau

The inauguration of President Joe Biden was unlike any U.S. power transition in modern times, providing stark imagery of a country at a crossroads.  

November 7, 2013

Development
The Benefits of No-Strings-Attached Cash

What if I suggested that the best way to fight poverty is simply to give money to poor people, no strings attached? You’d probably say I was crazy. Just dropping cash on the world’s poorest might res…

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June 5, 2018

Syria
Northern Syria: The United States, Turkey, and the Kurds

Panelists discuss the ongoing conflict in Northern Syria and how the United States should handle its relationships with the affected parties, including Turkey and the Kurds. 

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June 30, 2008

Diplomacy and International Institutions
Public Diplomacy in the Twenty-First Century

MICHAEL MORAN: Well, good afternoon, everybody. I'd like to welcome you all to this Council on Foreign Relations meeting. This is an on-the-record meeting. We'll take this moment to do the logistic…

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January 31, 2020

Election 2020
Campaign Foreign Policy Roundup: President Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan

Each Friday, I look at what the presidential challengers are saying about foreign policy. This week: Democrats pan the Trump peace plan, Warren unveils her global health plan, and John Delaney depart…

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu walks to a meeting with the Trump administration in Jerusalem in October 2019. Ronen Zvulun/Reuters