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December 4, 2015

Iran
Iran’s Nuclear Weapons Program Confirmed

The nuclear deal with Iran requires that it tell the truth--the whole truth--about its previous efforts to build a nuclear weapon. As Sen. Mark Kirk said this week,   senior Administration o…

January 16, 2015

Iran
Obama on Iran Policy: Dissent Due to Donors

After six years in office, President Obama is still unable to accept criticism or dissent from his policies, and labels policy differences as essentially corrupt. Consider this report in The New Yor…

April 16, 2012

Trade
Morning Brief: U.S.-Colombia FTA to Take Effect on May 15

U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk announced that the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement (CTPA) will take effect on May 15 (TheHill). The deal is now able to go into force because the O…

A worker assembles tracks on a Caterpillar bulldozer at a Texan equipment dealer; the Peoria, Ill.-based manufacturer is expected to be a large beneficiary of improved trade opportunities with Colombia. (Richard Carson/Courtesy Reuters)

January 30, 2012

Trade
Morning Brief: Pushing Free Trade Policy

U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk said that it has become increasingly difficult to sell Americans on the merits of free trade in the current economic climate. "Frankly, more and more Americans of a…

June 20, 2012

Middle East and North Africa
How Many Refugees?

Today the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (or PCBS) commemorated World Refugee Day by releasing new statistics on Palestinian refugees. Therein lies a tale. The PCBS reported that there are…

Jenin refugee camp

March 18, 2011

Economics
A New Chapter in U.S.-Brazil Economic Relations

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff at a meeting for the Growth Acceleration Program 2 in Brasilia (Ueslei Marcelino/Courtesy Reuters). As Obama heads to Brazil this weekend, much has been made of…

Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff at a meeting for the Growth Acceleration Program 2 in Brasilia

April 29, 2017

Conference on Diversity in International Affairs 2017

CFR hosted the fifth annual Conference on Diversity in International Affairs in collaboration with the Global Access Pipeline (GAP) and the International Career Advancement Program (ICAP) on Apri…

September 29, 2017

Development
A Conversation With Neal Keny-Guyer and Ann Miles

Women's economic participation is critical to global growth and prosperity, according to global data from the World Bank, IMF, McKinsey, and the OECD. Yet despite the consensus around women's role in…

Podcast Indian Women Wait at Bank

April 29, 2017

Global
The Changing Role of Media

Experts discuss the changing role of the media within this administration and beyond and how the media should proceed to cover the Trump presidency. 

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April 3, 2017

Libya
Libya: A Fractured State

Experts examine the challenges Libya faces in regaining stability—from its ongoing civil war to the increasing danger of the Islamic State—and discuss the repercussions of foreign intervention in fai…

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