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January 19, 2011

Middle East and North Africa
Obama at Half Time: Two Years in the Middle East

©2010 Google - Imagery ©2010 TerraMetrics There will be many assessments of what President Obama has achieved in the Middle East during his two years as president, and few will be positive. Twenty …

Obama at Half Time: Two Years in the Middle East

July 17, 2017

Middle East and North Africa
A Conversation With Mohammad Javad Zarif

Foreign Minister Zarif discusses current developments in the Middle East.

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April 5, 2017

Mexico
A Look Inside Mexico

Experts delve into the domestic politics of Mexico, analyzing the impact of corruption, the drug war, and Mexico’s bilateral strategy with the United States following disagreements over immigration, …

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February 3, 2017

Religion
Countering Religious Extremism: A Conversation with Michael B. Curry

Bishop Michael B. Curry reflects on his recent trip to Ghana and discusses the role religious communities can play in countering radicalization and violent extremism.

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June 14, 2016

Asia
What Does the Future Hold for the Rohingya?

Of all the ethnic, racial, and religious minorities in the world, wrote the Economist last year, the Rohingya may well be the most persecuted people on the planet. Today nearly two million Rohingya l…

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April 12, 2016

International Organizations
Surface Tension: Chinese Aggression Roils Southeast Asian Waters

In telling the Group of Seven (G7) yesterday to butt out of its controversial maritime claims in East Asia, China has doubled down on an historic strategic blunder. Beijing’s belligerence in the Sout…

Filipino activists protest Chinese reclamation in the South China Sea outside the Chinese embassy in Manila on April 17, 2015.

February 5, 2016

China
Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From the Week of February 5, 2016

Ashlyn Anderson, Rachel Brown, Lincoln Davidson, Ariella Rotenberg, Gabriel Walker, and Pei-Yu Wei look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. Indian Supreme Court scheduled to review discriminator…

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March 9, 2016

China
A Hard Landing for Chinese "Parachute Kids"?

Pei-Yu Wei is an intern for Asia Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. On February 17, 2016, three Chinese “parachute kids” were sentenced to prison after bullying their classmate last March …

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November 19, 2015

United States
Hillary Clinton on National Security and the Islamic State

Hillary Clinton discusses U.S. foreign policy and national security in the aftermath of the recent Paris terror attacks.

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