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October 31, 2016

Wars and Conflict
Sixteen Years After the Adoption of UNSCR 1325

Today, October 31, 2016, marks sixteen years since the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 1325 (S/RES/1325), the landmark international legal framework that addresses the inordinate impact of war…

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March 18, 2013

Immigration and Migration
Mexico and the United States, Two Nations Indivisible

Mexico and the United States are linked closer than ever through trade, bi-national communities, security concerns, and a shared democratic vision. In this interview with Emerging Markets, I spoke wi…

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November 29, 2016

Global
A Conversation With Robert Greifeld

Robert Greifeld discusses how the recent and upcoming elections in France, Germany, and the United States might affect trade, markets, and the future of globalization.

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December 1, 2015

Global
Ten Historical Anniversaries of Note in 2016

Anniversaries are how we mark the passage time of time, celebrate our triumphs, and honor our losses. Two thousand and fifteen witnessed several significant historical anniversaries: the octocentenni…

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May 27, 2009

Philippines
Abu Sayyaf Group (Philippines, Islamist separatists)

A profile of the terrorist organization based in the southern Philippines.

April 7, 2014

International Organizations
Lessons of the Rwandan Genocide

Coauthored with Patrick McCormick, research associate in the International Institutions and Global Governance program. Twenty years ago yesterday two surface-to-air missiles ripped into a plane carr…

October 4, 2011

Defense and Security
Grim Outlook for U.S. Foreign Aid

American soldiers carry relief supplies for families affected by a typhoon in the Philippines. (Romeo Ranoco/courtesy Reuters) The New York Times has a front-page story today on how U.S. foreign aid…

Photographer: 	 REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco American soldiers carry relief supplies for families affected by Typhoon Durian from a cargo plane after its arrival at the Manila International airport December 7, 2006. Americans, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), provided disaster relief and assistance to the Philippines after it was severely hurt by Typhoon Durian that killed 570 people and destroyed nearly 250,000 houses. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco (PHILIPPINES)

January 3, 2012

Trade
Southeast Asia: What to Expect in 2012

Women use sparklers to draw "2012" for photographers as they celebrate New Years Eve in Manila December 31, 2011 (Romeo Ranoco/Courtesy Reuters). The year 2011 saw some of the biggest political deve…

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April 6, 2012

Rwanda
TWE Remembers: Juvenal Habyarimana’s Plane Crashes and the Rwandan Genocide Begins

Planes crashes have killed a regrettable number of world leaders. Legendary UN Secretary General Dag Hammarskjöld died in 1960 in Zambia (then Northern Rhodesia) in mysterious circumstances while on …

President Clinton speaks to survivors of the 1994 Rwandan genocide at the Kigali airport on March 25, 1998. (Win McNamee/courtesy Reuters)