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July 17, 2020

Wars and Conflict
Five Foreign-Policy Comedies Worth Watching

Each Friday this summer, we suggest foreign-policy-themed movies worth watching. This week: comedy movies.

Movie posters clockwise from the top left: To Be or Not to Be/Rotten Tomatoes; Ninotchka/IMDB; Good Morning, Vietnam/Amazon; Stripes/TV Guide; Three Kings/Rotten Tomatoes; The Death of Stalin/Amazon.

June 19, 2020

United States
Five Foreign-Policy Satires Worth Watching

Each Friday this summer, we suggest foreign-policy-themed movies worth watching. This week: classic satires.

The movie posters from The Great Dictator (yellow with Charlie Chaplin over a globe), Dr. Strangelove (black and white actor smoking a cigarette), In the Loop (two silhouettes, one with U.S. flag the other with the UK flag), MASH (a hand with the peace sign and an army helmet on the finger), Catch-22 (a man walks away from a plane wreckage in the desert), and Wag the Dog (a tape recorder with the presidential seal) arranged in one picture.

May 3, 2019

Women and Women's Rights
Controversy Over Sexual Violence in Conflict at the UN Security Council

Controversy tainted the UN Security Council’s annual debate on conflict-related sexual violence, hosted on April 23 by German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas. The United States and other Security Council…

Amal Clooney and Nadia Murad at the UN Security Council, during a meeting about sexual violence in conflict. New York, United States. April 23, 2019.

July 21, 2017

Sub-Saharan Africa
What Famines?

A poll conducted by the International Rescue Committee (IRC) shows that only about 15 percent of Americans are aware of the famines in Nigeria, South Sudan, Somalia, and Yemen. Known as the “four fam…

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December 22, 2015

Climate Change
The Top Ten Stories in South Asia, 2015

Each of the past two years, I’ve done a roundup of the developments and stories that mattered the most in South Asia. In 2014, India’s historic national election and the coming together of Afghanista…

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March 13, 2012

Sudan
A Trip Report: Sudan

Upon their return from South Sudan with the Enough Project, please join George Clooney, John Prendergast, and special guests to assess the in-country situation in the year since southern Sudan's inde…

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December 1, 2015

Middle East and North Africa
The Dangers of Reporting From the Middle East

Journalists discuss the risks of reporting on conflicts and wars in the Middle East.

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October 12, 2010

Sudan
A Trip Report: Sudan

Upon their return from Sudan, please join George Clooney and John Prendergast to assess the in-country situation in advance of southern Sudan's independence referendum this January.

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October 12, 2010

Sudan
A Trip Report: Sudan

Upon their return from Sudan, George Clooney and John Prendergast assess the in-country situation in advance of southern Sudan's independence referendum this January.

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June 12, 2015

North Korea
What to Do About North Korea

Experts discuss U.S. foreign policy options toward North Korea.

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