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September 24, 2018

United Nations
The Role of the UN General Assembly

The UN General Assembly hosts a much-watched high-level debate of world leaders each year but has struggled to make its work more substantive. The seventy-third session will likely be dominated by is…

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June 2, 2016

Americas
The Anticorruption Boom and U.S. Foreign Policy

April and May brought some of the most important movement on the anticorruption front of any two-month period in the past decade. Recapitulating briefly: - In April, the International Consortium of …

Prime Minister David Cameron Hosts Anti-Corruption Summit

June 2, 2016

China
The Anticorruption Boom and U.S. Foreign Policy

April and May brought some of the most important movement on the anticorruption front of any two-month period in the past decade. Recapitulating briefly: - In April, the International Consortium of …

Prime Minister David Cameron Hosts Anti-Corruption Summit

April 6, 2017

Global
Corruption and National Security: What Has and Has Not Worked

Experts discuss how corruption affects U.S. national security and global stability, and the measures used by the U.S. government to fight corruption and promote transparency.

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June 17, 2014

Iraq
A Requiem for Iraq

Istanbul--The United States should help Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Kamal al-Maliki fend off the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria given the threats the group poses to American allies and interests, but…

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August 6, 2009

Sub-Saharan Africa
Corruption in Sub-Saharan Africa

Countries in sub-Saharan Africa lose billions of dollars each year through corruption, say analysts. Local and international efforts to reform governance have been inconsistent.

June 2, 2011

Religion
Islam in America

Experts examine myths regarding American Muslims and address fears of Islam in the United States.

June 2, 2011

Religion
Islam in America

CALVIN G. SIMS: Good afternoon. Thank you for coming. I want to welcome to the Council on Foreign Relations. I'm Calvin Sims. I am a program officer at the Ford Foundation and a member of the counci…

January 7, 2003

Cuba
U.S. Should Take Steps to ’contribute to rapid, peaceful, democratic transition in Cuba’ Says Council Task Force

New York, January 6, 1999 - Having contained Cuban support for revolution in Latin America and perceiving signs of strong stirrings of a new civil society in Cuba, the United States should take steps…

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…