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January 30, 2015

United States
U.S.-Cuba Relations: Three Things to Know

President Obama’s decision to restore relations with Cuba is sensible foreign policy, but a number of obstacles remain on the path to normalization, explains CFR’s Carla Anne Robbins.

November 22, 2013

United States
Sequestration and Defense Spending: Three Things to Know

It’s time for Washington to move past the denial stage of budget sequestration and have a healthy discussion on defense spending, says CFR’s Carla Anne Robbins.

April 28, 2017

Middle East and North Africa
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 from April 21 to April 28, was compiled w…

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April 24, 2017

Wars and Conflict
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 from April 15 to April 24, was compiled w…

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April 7, 2017

Wars and Conflict
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 from April 1 to April 8, was compiled wit…

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March 24, 2017

Human Rights
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 from March 18 to March 25, was compiled w…

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March 22, 2017

Energy and Environment
Water Access is a Gender Equality Issue

Anne Connell is the assistant director of the Women and Foreign Policy program at the Council on Foreign Relations Wednesday, March 22, is World Water Day, an internationally-celebrated day dedica…

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January 8, 2013

Education
Globalization and Rising Inequality: A Big Question and Lousy Answers

While freer trade makes everyone collectively richer, the impacts are unequal. There are winners and losers, and even among the winners there are some who gain a great deal and some who gain very lit…

A coordinator at Bread for the City food pantry in Washington, DC fills up a bag of food to distribute (Jim Young/Courtesy Reuters).

March 8, 2017

Russia
A New U.S. Strategy for Russia? A Conversation with Kimberly Marten

While policymakers continued to struggle with investigating Russian interference in the U.S. election, I sat down with Professor Kimberly Marten to talk about how the Trump administration can effecti…

Podcast Russian President Vladimir Putin talks to servicemen during a training exercise at the Donguz testing range in Orenburg region, Russia, September 19, 2015

December 1, 2016

United States
The President's Inbox: Defense

In this episode of The President's Inbox, CFR's James M. Lindsay, Robert McMahon, and Carla Anne Robbins examine President-Elect Donald Trump's defense priorities. 

Podcast A U.S. soldier  shields himself from the rotor wash of a Blackhawk helicopter after being dropped off for a mission with the Afghan police in the Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.