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May 5, 2011

Ireland
A Conversation with Enda Kenny

Prime Minister Enda Kenny discusses terrorism in Ireland and around the world, the elections in Northern Ireland, and the relationship between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

May 5, 2011

Ireland
A Conversation with Enda Kenny

RICHARD N. HAASS: Good afternoon. (Chuckles.) Let's let people get to their seats. And let me welcome people to the Council on Foreign Relations. I'm Richard Haass, and let me just make clear for th…

March 14, 2014

The World Next Week: Crimea Votes on Secession, Iranians Celebrate Nowruz, Irish Taoiseach Enda Kenny Visits the United States

The World Next Week podcast is up. Bob McMahon and I discussed the referendum in Crimea, Persian New Year and the next round of nuclear talks with Iran, and Irish Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s visit to the …

A soldier posted in the Crimean town of Balaclava is seen in front of a Russian flag. (Baz Ratner/ Courtesy Reuters)

November 26, 2012

Development
Guest Post: Yanzhong Huang on Healthy Development in the Post-2015 Era

This post is written by my colleague Yanzhong Huang, Senior Fellow for Global Health at CFR. He reviews the major takeaways of a recent workshop he hosted on the post-2015 agenda, an event I also men…

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March 13, 2014

Global
The World Next Week: March 13, 2014

Crimea faces a vote over secession from Ukraine; Iran marks its New Year and resumes nuclear talks; and Irish prime minister Enda Kenny visits Washington, DC.

May 24, 2017

Religion
Pluralism, Polarization, and the Common Good

Suhail Khan, David Kyuman Kim, and Jack Moline discuss advancing the common good amid moral and political polarization.

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February 10, 2015

Australia
Tony Abbott Lives for Another Day – Now What?

Important: The views expressed on this blog are my own. The Council on Foreign Relations takes no positions on matters of policy or politics.  Just before New Year’s, I predicted that Australian Pri…

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October 24, 2014

China
Friday Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week of October 24, 2014

Ashlyn Anderson, Lauren Dickey, Darcie Draudt, Andrew Hill, Will Piekos, and Sharone Tobias look at the top stories in Asia today. 1. North Korea releases U.S. prisoner. On Tuesday, Pyongyang releas…

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March 17, 2011

The World Next Week on Injured Reserve

U.S. President Obama meets with Ireland's Taoiseach Enda Kenny at the White House. (Jason Reed/courtesy Reuters) Technical problems derailed today’s recording of The World Next Week. No, that is…

U.S. President Obama meets with Ireland’s Taoiseach Enda Kenny at the White House.

September 16, 2013

Sub-Saharan Africa
Are Rising African Divorce Rates a Social Good?

This is a guest post by Jim Sanders, a career, now retired, West Africa watcher for various federal agencies. The views expressed below are his personal views and do not reflect those of his former e…

A woman walks through Olusosun rubbish dump in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos, April 18, 2007.