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March 26, 1999

Afghanistan
Testimony on the Situation in Afghanistan Before the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

Recent Events and Political Actors in AfghanistanFor policy recommendations, see text of oral testimony1. INTRODUCTION: SUMMARY OVERVIEW1On August 8, 1998, the Taliban (Islamic student) movement of A…

February 2, 2005

Iraq
IRAQ: Military Outsourcing

This publication is now archived. What is military outsourcing?The process of contracting out to private companies tasks that used to be performed by members of the uniformed military. The assignment…

February 2, 2005

Iraq
IRAQ: Interrogation and Torture

This publication is now archived. Did the mistreatment of Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib amount to torture?Some of it likely did, experts say. The worst abuses—including beatings and forced sexual act…

February 2, 2005

Iraq
IRAQ: The Prison System

This publication is now archived. Who runs the prison system in Iraq?The coalition authorities. According to an official memorandum issued June 8, 2003, by L. Paul Bremer III, the U.S. administrator …

April 25, 2006

Colombia
Colombia’s Elections

Incumbent President Alvaro Uribe is favored to win Colombia’s May 28 elections, a result that would mark a departure from the trend that has seen left-leaning governments come to power around the reg…

September 13, 2006

Drug Policy
Afghanistan’s Role in Iran’s Drug Problem

A rise in drug use in Iran is one overlooked consequence of the surge in opium production in the Taliban-run provinces of southern Afghanistan.

May 22, 2007

Americas
Latin America, America Latin Symposium: Session 1: Dynamics of Entry

Watch experts discuss the history of immigration in the United States and its implications for the current immigration debate.

May 22, 2007

Americas
Latin America, America Latin: The Dynamics of Immigration and Integration in the Western Hemisphere--Dynamics of Entry (Session 1)

RAY SUAREZ:  Good morning, and welcome.  It's great to finally have spring here in New York and have a pleasant walk through the front door of this building in the morning. I'm Ray Suarez from the T…

November 30, 2007

Religion
Symposium on Evangelicals and U.S. Foreign Policy: Session 3: Evangelicals and the Middle East

Watch a panel of experts discusses the stance of evangelical Christians toward U.S.-Middle East policy.