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March 27, 2017

United States
Obama’s Worst Foreign Policy Decision, Two Years Later

You probably missed it, but Saturday was the second anniversary of President Barack Obama’s worst and most indefensible foreign policy decision. Late on the evening of March 25, 2015, the White House…

Yemen

February 15, 2015

Why Can’t the White House See Terrorism and Anti-Semitism?

Recently I wrote a post critical of President Obama for calling the killings at a kosher grocery in Paris "random." Quite obviously they were not; they were meant to kill Jews. Today a meeting in Co…

December 10, 2014

Sub-Saharan Africa
Nelson Mandela and the Land Question in South Africa

A year after the death of Nelson Mandela, his reputation for reconciliation is undiminished. However, a more rounded evaluation of his career is emerging, one that takes into account the difficult ch…

Nelson Mandela

December 27, 2013

Military Operations
You Might Have Missed: Drones, U.S. Arms in Iraq, and Civil-Military Relations

        “Unmanned Systems Integrated Roadmap: FY2013-2038,” U.S. Department of Defense, 2013.  Inventory of DoD UAS (page 5) (3PA: Like other Pentagon reports, the data contained in this char…

Baghdad Attack

May 21, 2008

United Kingdom
IRA Splinter Groups (U.K., separatists)

A profile of three IRA splinter groups that remain active in Northern Ireland.

September 21, 2012

International Law
The International Criminal Court: A New Approach to International Relations

Fatou Bensouda, prosecutor for the International Criminal Court (ICC), discusses her vision for the ICC, her current caseload, and the court's role on the international stage.

September 21, 2012

International Law
The International Criminal Court: A New Approach to International Relations

Fatou Bensouda, prosecutor for the International Criminal Court (ICC), discusses her vision for the ICC, her current caseload, and the court's role on the international stage. This meeting is par…

September 28, 2012

Liberia
A Conversation with Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

GEORGE RUPP: I'm very pleased to welcome all of you to this Council on Foreign Relations meeting with the president of the Republic of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. I have the usual housekeeping …

April 23, 2012

Middle East and North Africa
The Economic Roots of the Arab Spring

ISOBEL COLEMAN: Good afternoon. Good afternoon, everyone. Thank you for joining us here this afternoon. I'm Isobel Coleman. I'm a senior fellow here at the Council on Foreign Relations and director …

April 23, 2012

Middle East and North Africa
The Economic Roots of the Arab Spring

Hernando de Soto, president of the Institute for Liberty and Democracy, discusses how economic factors, including formal and informal markets, property rights, entrepreneurship, and access to credit,…