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January 8, 2018

Southeast Asia
As China Extends Its Influence Abroad, When Does Influence Become Interference?

Over the past six months, debates have grown in Australia and New Zealand about whether China is wielding more political influence within their borders than at any time in recent memory. In September…

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May 17, 2017

Diplomacy and International Institutions
A Conversation with Anne-Marie Slaughter

I recently hosted a CFR roundtable with Anne-Marie Slaughter, president and chief executive officer of New America to discuss, among other topics, her new book The Chessboard and the Web: Strategies …

Anne-Marie Slaughter at fifth annual Washington Ideas Forum

March 25, 2016

Americas
CSMD Spring Break Reading List

As Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy (CSMD) heads into spring break, here is what we will be reading. “This Week in Markets and Democracy” will return, relaxed and refreshed, on Friday, April 8…

People walk on the rock at the Trou aux Biches beach on the Indian Ocean island Mauritius (Reuters/Jacky Naegelen).

March 12, 2015

Economics
Hillary Clinton: Glass Ceilings, Sticky Floors, and Broken Ladders to Equal Opportunity

On International Women’s Day this past Monday, I attended the release of the Clinton Foundation’s No Ceilings: The Full Participation Report, which Hillary Clinton launched alongside Melinda Gates an…

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (R) speaks on-stage with her daughter, Chelsea Clinton, and Melinda Gates (L)  at the launch of the Clinton Foundation’s "No Ceilings: The Full Participation Report" in New York, March 9, 2015 (Courtesy Reuters/Lucas Jackson).

February 15, 2013

Middle East and North Africa
New From CFR: Ban Ki-moon’s Views and the G-20’s Role

http://youtu.be/Z70vYcfDokY This week CFR hosted two events on issues relevant to the global development landscape. On Monday, UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon delivered the Sorensen Distinguished L…

November 13, 2012

Americas
Guest Post: Latin America’s Working Women

This is a guest post by Stephanie Leutert, a research associate here at the Council on Foreign Relations who works with me in the Latin America program. Over the last decade, poverty, and inequali…

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January 5, 2016

Economics
What’s Next for Gender Equality?

Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is from Henriette Kolb, head o…

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October 9, 2015

Gender
Unfinished Business: Strengthening Our National Security by Investing in the Infrastructure of Care

The United States’ failure to create an infrastructure of care that provides quality and affordable childcare is a matter of national security. This is one of the many compelling points I heard Anne-…

Slaughter, president of the New America Foundation, speaks during the fifth annual Washington Ideas Forum at the Newseum in Washington

March 12, 2015

Gender
Hillary Clinton: Glass Ceilings, Sticky Floors, and Broken Ladders to Equal Opportunity

On International Women’s Day this past Monday, I attended the release of the Clinton Foundation’s No Ceilings: The Full Participation Report, which Hillary Clinton launched alongside Melinda Gates an…

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December 22, 2014

United States
Ten Americans Who Died in 2014 Who Shaped U.S. Foreign Policy

Year’s end is a time for taking stock, counting successes, and assessing failures. It is also a time for remembering those who are no longer with us. Here are ten Americans who died in 2014 who throu…

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