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December 28, 2017

United States
Ten World Figures Who Died in 2017

I wrote yesterday about ten Americans who died in 2017 who helped shape U.S. foreign policy during their lifetimes. But Americans are not the only ones who influence world affairs. Below are ten worl…

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January 12, 2015

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Ankara on Paris: Disturbingly Equivocal

I have been reluctant to comment on the attacks in Paris. As with a whole host of people who have popped up on television to make sense of last week’s violence, terrorism and European Muslim communit…

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June 6, 2007

Religious Conversion and Sharia Law

A Malaysian court’s ruling against a Muslim convert to Christianity highlights the difficulties of blending sharia law with modern legal frameworks.

March 14, 2006

IRAQ: Saddam’s Trial

This publication is now archived. What are the specific charges against Saddam Hussein?The first case to be brought against Saddam Hussein at the Iraqi Special Tribunal involves his role in the 1982 …

August 28, 2006

Phase Two in the Saddam Trial

Saddam Hussein’s trial has entered its second phase as he faces charges of genocide and crimes against humanity for a 1988 campaign against Iraqi Kurds. Experts hope the domestic court, despite diffi…

June 1, 2012

International Organizations
The Human Rights Council: Give Credit Where Credit Is Due

Since the creation of the Human Rights Council (HRC) in 2006, U.S. critics have repeatedly tarred the HRC as a feckless haven for human rights abusers and a platform for egregious attacks of Israel. …

US Ambassador Donahoe listens to a speech during the Human Rights Council special session on the situation in Syria in Geneva

June 17, 2010

Transnational Crime
Transnational Organized Crime as a Threat to Peace and Security

This meeting is part of the International Institutions and Global Governance program and the Roundtable Series on the United States and the Future of Global Governance, and is made possible by…

March 29, 2012

Middle East and North Africa
Session Two: Monarchies

RAGHIDA DERGHAM: Good morning. Welcome to the second session of today's Council on Foreign Relations symposium on implications of the Arab uprisings. Our discussion will focus on the monarchies in t…

March 29, 2012

Middle East and North Africa

Mohamad Bazzi, CFR's adjunct senior fellow for Middle Eastern studies and assistant professor of journalism at New York University, and Eugene Rogan, faculty fellow and university lecturer in the mod…