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July 6, 2022

Women and Women's Rights
Gender and Power in an Age of Disinformation: A Conversation With Mary Anne Franks

For women in the public eye, cultivating an online presence is often necessary and far too often dangerous. What can be done to make online spaces safer for women?

People stand in front of the entrance sign to Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California on October 27, 2021.

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

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.

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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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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September 1, 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

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…

September 16, 2022

Women and Women's Rights
Women This Week: Call to Declare Taliban a “Gender Apartheid” Regime

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 covers September 10 to September 16.

An Afghan girl reads a book inside her home in Kabul, Afghanistan

September 6, 2022

Cybersecurity
The Rocky Road to Cyber Norms at the United Nations

The UN cybersecurity working group has faced several challenges throughout its existence. In order to achieve meaningful progress on cyber norms, members must navigate major political crises and disc…

Members of the UN Security Council sit at a round table with a camera in the center.

August 4, 2022

Cybersecurity
Cyber Week in Review: August 4, 2022

Pelosi visits Taiwan; Facebook allows spread of misinformation in Kenya; Probe into police use of Pegasus ends; Hackers steal $190 million in cryptocurrency; U.S. and Ukraine announces greater cybers…

Nancy Pelosi stands in front of a U.S. House of Representatives flag with her hand raised to the level of her chest.