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July 31, 2018

Zimbabwe
The Zimbabwe Election and Mnangagwa’s Charm Offensive

A victorious candidate must win 50 percent of the total vote plus one. If there is no outright winner, the top two candidates will be forced into a runoff, which would take place on September 8. Mnangagwa and Chamisa ran neck and neck in preelection polls, and there are many analysts now raising the possibility, even the likelihood, of a runoff.

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October 5, 2018

United States
John B. Hurford Memorial Lecture With John Kerry

John Kerry discusses his American life as a Navy lieutenant, prosecutor, lieutenant governor, Democratic nominee for the presidency of the United States, five term senator, and U.S. Secretary of Stat…

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June 5, 2018

Syria
Northern Syria: The United States, Turkey, and the Kurds

Panelists discuss the ongoing conflict in Northern Syria and how the United States should handle its relationships with the affected parties, including Turkey and the Kurds. 

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July 5, 2016

Trade
Donald Trump’s Trade-Talk Trickery

After months of campaigning on nothing but the most banal of generalities about lost American greatness and crooked opponents, Donald Trump got down in the weeds last week. Way down. In a major sp…

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April 5, 2018

Donald Trump
Foreign Affairs Issue Launch: Letting Go: Trump, America, and the World

Daniel Kurtz-Phelan discusses the March/April 2018 issue of Foreign Affairs magazine with contributors Sarah Margon and Jake Sullivan. 

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December 8, 2008

Monetary Policy
Deflation?

Ben Bernanke gave a speech in late 2002 discussing the risks associated with falling prices. According to bond market pricing, investors are more worried about deflation today than they were in 200…

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April 4, 2017

Europe
The Future of Europe: The EU at a Crossroads

Experts reflect on the development of the European Union (EU) since its creation with the Treaty of Maastricht twenty-five years ago, and evaluate the future of the EU and challenges that lie ahead.

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December 7, 2016

Conflict Prevention
How Women’s Participation in Conflict Prevention and Resolution Advances Security Interests

State fragility poses a significant threat to international security, contributing to conflict onset and relapse, the global refugee crisis, the expansion of extremist groups, and public health emerg…

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September 20, 2016

International Organizations
Obama’s UN Address: An Enlightened Man in an Unreasonable World

President Barack Obama used his eighth and final address to the UN General Assembly to share his noble vision of a world order in which equality, liberty, and unity trump injustice, oppression, and d…

U.S. President Barack Obama addresses the United Nations General Assembly in New York September 20, 2016 (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters).

September 23, 2016

Global
A Conversation With Dame Sally Davies

Dame Sally Davies discusses the challenges of responding to antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and the need for a global action plan following the high level meeting on Antimicrobial Resistance at the Un…

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