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February 7, 2005

International Organizations
UNITED NATIONS: Nation-Building

This publication is now archived. What’s the U.N. record on nation-building?Mixed, experts say. While the United Nations has guided several countries through successful postwar transitions, the enorm…

August 27, 2011

Diplomacy and International Institutions
TWE Remembers: The Kellogg-Briand Pact

    More than twenty Americans have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Some of those winners are well-known historical figures: Teddy Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, Henry Kissinger, Jimmy Carter, …

Frank B. Kellogg, Ambassador to England, and Secretary of State Hughes in Mr. Hughes' office on the day of the announcement of Kellogg's appointment as Hughes's successor.

February 2, 2011

Development
Haiti’s Redevelopment Obstacles

One year after Haiti’s earthquake, a contested presidential election, the return of Baby Doc Duvalier, and problems with redevelopment hobble the country’s efforts to rebuild, says Haitian philanthro…

April 4, 2011

Defense and Security
Guest Post: Making Qaddafi Go

A protester holds a banner beneath a Kingdom of Libya flag during an anti-Qaddafi demonstration in Benghazi on March 31, 2011. (Youssef Boudlal/courtesy Reuters) President Obama has demanded that Li…

A protester holds a banner beneath a Kingdom of Libya flag during an anti-Gaddafi demonstration in Benghazi on March 31, 2011.

April 29, 2009

Middle East and North Africa
An Unsettling Settlement: The 1922 Middle East Peace Agreement Seen Today

Historian David Fromkin will discuss how the post-Ottoman Middle East looks in the twenty-first century. This meeting is part of a series hosted with the National History Center featuring prominent h…

April 29, 2009

Middle East and North Africa
An Unsettling Settlement: The 1922 Middle East Peace Agreement Seen Today

Watch David Fromkin, professor of international relations, history, and law at Boston University and author of Peace to End All Peace: The Fall of the Ottoman Empire and the Creation of the Modern Mi…

February 18, 2010

Foreign Aid
Beyond Relief: Helping Haiti

Related Readings: The Road to Recovery What Haiti Needs

February 18, 2010

Foreign Aid
Beyond Relief: Helping Haiti

Watch experts discuss the political and economic challenges facing Haiti and the role foreign aid can play in the country's recovery and development.

November 6, 2007

Religion
The Future of Radical Islam in Europe

Watch French author and academic Olivier Roy discuss his views of Islam in Europe, noting a rejection of radicalism among the mainstream and bemoaning government policies that "stir up the problems w…

November 6, 2007

Religion
The Future of Radical Islam in Europe

VALI R. NASR:  Good afternoon.  I'd like to welcome everyone to our session at the Council on Foreign Relations today with Olivier Roy.  I'm going to, first, after introducing Olivier, have a conv…