June 16, 2022Human Rights
International human rights NGOs are important champions of basic human rights for people across the globe. They have great influence in civil society and government. But they are also complex organi…
December 30, 2021COVID-19
The military has vaccinated the vast majority of service members, but pockets of hesitancy remain. What’s driving the reluctance, and what should be done to overcome it?
February 2, 2021Women and Women's Rights
This article was written by Lois Quam, president and chief executive officer of Pathfinder International, and Rachel Vogelstein, Douglas Dillon senior fellow and director of the Women and Foreign Pol…
October 28, 2019Syria
'We will continue our resistance and our struggle,' says the head of the all-women’s YPJ, in a rare interview.
November 5, 2021Venezuela
Why did the US effort to promote democracy in Venezuela fail? The lessons learned there should inform democracy promotion efforts around the globe.
October 29, 2021Foreign Aid
The U.S. government spends billions to promote democracy. It could get more for its money through better internal coordination, and by relying more on NGOs and its own expertise when implementing pro…
August 20, 2019Trade
The trade war between the United States and China has entered a new and dangerous phase.
June 21, 2019Election 2020
The Democratic field could touch on a number of foreign policy issues, from climate change to Iran, during its first prime-time sparring session.