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May 23, 2024

Iran
Iran’s Succession Woes, ICC Angers Israel, South Africa’s Election, and More

Iran’s regime carefully vets candidates for new presidential elections after the death of President Ebrahim Raisi in a helicopter crash; Israeli leadership reacts to the International Criminal Court …

Podcast Staff handle the coffin of late Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi during his burial ceremony in the holy shrine of Imam Reza in Mashhad, Iran, on May 23, 2024.

May 3, 2024

South Africa
Mutual Suspicion Grates U.S.-South Africa Relations

Tensions in the U.S.-South Africa relationship only heighten as both countries head towards national elections. 

Election posters of different political parties are shown as South Africa prepares for national and provincial elections, in Pretoria, South Africa on April 5, 2024.

May 22, 2024

Middle East and North Africa
2024 International Affairs Fellowship Conference: A Conversation With Philip Gordon

Dr. Phil Gordon was the Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs (2009–2011) and Special Assistant to the President and White House Coordinator for the Middle East, North Africa…

Play Dr. Phil Gorgon Testifying in Court

February 28, 2024

Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
American Military Leadership in the Middle East

Former CENTCOM Commanders David Petraeus and Anthony Zinni discuss the military aspect of the Israel-Hamas war and lessons learned from U.S. involvement and operations in the Middle East.

Play Smoke rises over northern Gaza following Israeli air strikes in Dec 2023.

April 8, 2024

LGBTQ+
How (Not) to Talk About Sex in Africa

It is time the LGBTQ+ coalition changed its strategy on the continent.

Somone holds up a pride fan with rainbow colors.

June 3, 2024

Middle East and North Africa
The End of Ambition

A clear-headed vision for the United States' role in the Middle East that highlights the changing nature of U.S. national interests and the challenges of grand strategizing at a time of profound chan…

April 14, 2024

Iran
Iran Attack Means an Even Tougher Balancing Act for the U.S. in the Middle East

The unprecedented Iranian attack on Israel presents U.S. officials with mounting challenges in trying to contain the conflict and maintain a deterrence against Iran and its allies.

March 19, 2024

Artificial Intelligence (AI)
The Middle East, Cold War, and Emerging Technologies: The Contributions of Henry Kissinger

This symposium explores the trajectory of three critical foreign policy domains that Henry Kissinger, a longtime member of the Council on Foreign Relations, engaged with throughout his career in and …

Former Secretary of State Dr. Henry Kissinger speaking at the George W. Bush Presidential Center's 2019 Forum on Leadership

March 6, 2024

India
India Strives to Balance Interests in the Middle East

As conflict intensifies in the Middle East, India's government attempts to juggle relations in the region.

Lt General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior and Reem bint Ebrahim Al Hashimy, UAE Minister of State for International Cooperation bid farewell to Narendra Modi Prime Minister of India at the Presidential Airport, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates February 14, 2024.

December 12, 2023

Peacekeeping
The Role of Peacekeeping in Africa

Africa continues to have more peacekeeping missions than any other continent. As conflict-stricken countries increasingly look outside the United Nations for support, experts say reforms are necessar…

A peacekeeping vehicle transports troops on a dirt road in the DRC.