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May 1, 2015

Political Transitions
You Might Have Missed: Drone Strikes, Nation-building, and the U.S. Aviation Inventory

Elisabeth Bumiller, “Soldier, Thinker, Hunter, Spy: Drawing a Bead on Al Qaeda,” New York Times, September 3, 2011. In Mr. [Michael] Vickers’s [top adviser to then-secretary of defense Leon E. Panet…

Aviation Inventory

July 24, 2008

International Law
Africa and the International Criminal Court

The International Criminal Court has sparked controversy with its case selection and pursuit of justice in Uganda and Sudan.

June 11, 2012

Defense and Security
Ask the Experts: Preventing Sexual Violence

Last week, forty members of Congress re-introduced the International Violence Against Women Act (I-VAWA). As Amnesty International’s Cristina Finch explains, the I-VAWA “would coordinate and improve …

Sexual violence survivors

December 3, 2010

Diplomacy and International Institutions
Friday File: A Treaty for a Tax Cut

Above the Fold. Don’t count the New START Treaty out just yet. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) told Good Morning America on Tuesday that the treaty could be approved by year’s end. Sen. George Voinovich…

Friday File: A Treaty for a Tax Cut

December 9, 2008

Conflict Prevention
Preventive Priorities for the Next Administration; Part of a CFR Center for Preventive Action Symposium

Watch former secretary of state Madeleine K. Albright discuss measures the next administration can take to mitigate potential sources of crisis across the world.

December 9, 2008

Conflict Prevention
CFR LIVE WEBCAST: Center for Preventive Action Symposium: Session One: Preventive Priorities for the Next Administration

12:30 to 1:45 p.m. (ET) On Tuesday, December 9, 12:30 to 1:45 p.m., watch former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright discuss preventive priorities for the next administration with CFR Pres…

February 22, 2007

Somalia
Somalia's Second Chance?

Recent weeks have witnessed a dramatic turn of events in Somalia, including the defeat of the Islamic Courts in the capital, international economic and development assistance to stabilize the country…