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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

May 25, 2022

Global
The President's Inbox Episodes by Topic

A comprehensive list of each episode of The President's Inbox organized by topic. 

Resolute desk

June 23, 2022

International Law
A Callous Disregard for Child Victims of Gun Violence is American Exceptionalism Run Amok

As a developed economy, the United States' failure to protect its youth is as uniquely American as its aversion to ratifying international treaties. That exceptionalism, however, goes too far in the …

People attend a march and rally against gun violence on June 3, 2022, in Newtown, Connecticut, where almost a decade ago a gunman shot and killed twenty-six people including twenty children at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

February 27, 2014

Sub-Saharan Africa
Questions After the Slaughter in Northern Nigeria

The Voice of America reports that the death toll from a “Boko Haram” attack on a federal government college the night of February 24-25 has reached fifty-nine. The method of the slaughter was charact…

Residents, who were injured during an attack by Boko Haram militants, wait at the Bama General Hospital in Bama, Borno State, February 20, 2014.

February 22, 2013

Sub-Saharan Africa
Emerging Voices: Anne Heyman on Making Development Projects Sustainable

Emerging Voices features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is from Anne Heyman, chair of the bo…

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October 3, 2012

Sub-Saharan Africa
Unanswered Questions About Slaughter of Nigerian University Students

There are more questions than answers about the atrocious murder of university students at Mubi in Adamawa state, northeastern Nigeria, on October 1, independence day. Even the number of victims is u…

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May 26, 2022

Technology and Innovation
Can You Hear Me? Speech and Power in the Global Digital Town Square

Elon Musk's plans to buy Twitter have led to renewed discussions on free speech. But much of the debate has neglected the international reach of social media companies—and its legal implications.

Elon Musk's twitter account is seen on a smartphone in front of the Twitter logo in this photo illustration taken on April 15, 2022.

March 4, 2005

Emerging Markets
A few lessons for Mary Anastasia O Grady

I do not expect to consistently agree with the oped page of the Wall Street Journal. But I do not think it is too much to ask that the columnists on oped page of the Journal try to square their argu…

May 26, 2022

Technology and Innovation
Can You Hear Me? Speech and Power in the Global Digital Town Square

Elon Musk's plans to buy Twitter have led to renewed discussions on free speech. But much of the debate has neglected the international reach of social media companies—and its legal implications.

Elon Musk's twitter account is seen on a smartphone in front of the Twitter logo in this photo illustration taken on April 15, 2022.

March 10, 2022

Women and Women's Rights
New WFP Discussion Paper: Renewing the Global Architecture for Gender Equality

The Women and Foreign Policy program’s latest discussion paper highlights what went wrong in the global fight for gender equality—and proposes solutions for how to fix it.

Demonstrators dance during a rally ahead of International Women's Day, in Istanbul, Turkey March 6, 2022.