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March 13, 2017

Yemen
The Futility of Force in Yemen

An escalation in U.S. counterterrorism strikes is unlikely to degrade the country’s al-Qaeda affiliate and a two-year-long Saudi-led air campaign is no closer to defeating Houthi rebels, says Ambassa…

May 13, 2024

Defense and Security
Robert B. McKeon Endowed Series on Military Strategy and Leadership

The U.S. military service chiefs discuss U.S. defense priorities around the world and the state of the American armed forces. The Robert B. McKeon Endowed Series on Military Strategy and Leadershi…

Play The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Gravely, steams ahead of the Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Gunston Hall during a maneuvering exercise.

February 12, 2024

Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
Israel-Hamas War: Regional Escalation and U.S. Strategy

Panelists discuss the regional escalation of the Israel-Hamas war, developments in flashpoints including in Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, and Yemen, attacks on U.S. forces and the consequences for U…

Play 3 boats of the Yemeni Coast Guard affiliated with the Houthi group patrol the Red sea while displaying Yemeni and Palestinian flags.

October 7, 2014

Hong Kong
Protests in Hong Kong: Three Things to Know

Pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong feel Beijing has reneged on its guarantees of greater autonomy for the former British colony, says CFR’s Barbara Demick.

May 30, 2019

Religion
Prospects for Peace in Yemen

Barbara K. Bodine, distinguished professor in the practice of diplomacy and director of the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, discusses prospects for peace in Yemen, as part of CFR’s Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call series.

Podcast

April 16, 2024

Emerging Markets
Central Bank Governance in Emerging Markets

Central bank governors from some of the largest emerging markets discuss the economic outlook in their countries, how their banks have addressed global inflation, and opportunities for sustained econ…

Play Containers are being transported at Nansha port in Guangzhou, China on a sunny day.