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February 10, 2012

United States
You Might Have Missed: Military Intervention, Drones, and al-Qaeda.

Shaun Waterman, “Drones Over U.S. Get OK By Congress,” Washington Times, February 7, 2012. The FAA Reauthorization Act, which President Obama is expected to sign, also orders the Federal Aviati…

Explosion Afghanistan

July 25, 2012

Genocide and Mass Atrocities
Guest Post: Ending Genocide in the Twenty-First Century

The Internationalist will be taking some time off, but please enjoy the series of upcoming guest blogs. Below, my colleague Farah Thaler, associate director of CFR’s International Institutions and Gl…

To match feature Rwanda-Genocide.

August 9, 2012

Climate Change
Guest Post: Ready for Primetime? The $100 Billion Climate Fund

Below, my colleague Farah Thaler, associate director of CFR’s International Institutions and Global Governance program assesses the progress of and prospects for the Green Climate Fund. After delays…

Curtis Wold, of the Kansas Wetlands Education Center, examines one of the dry pools at the Cheyenne Bottoms Wildlife Area, in Great Bend

October 4, 2012

Heads of State and Government
Romney Channels Reagan on Energy

There was a lot of talk about energy in last night’s presidential debate. Mitt Romney in particular frequently injected energy issues into the proceedings. It’s tough to see, though, how most viewers…

September 10, 2012

Transnational Crime
Are Criminals, Terrorists, and Bolivarians Teaming Up Against the United States?

On August 16, Doug Farah, a senior fellow at the International Assessment and Strategy Center, published Transnational Organized Crime, Terrorism, and Criminalized States in Latin America: An Emergin…

Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez and Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad laugh as they watch TV during a visit at Miraflores Palace in Caracas

June 11, 2013

Sub-Saharan Africa
Mapping Mogadishu and the Problem of Warlord Politicians

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…

DATE IMPORTED:June 26, 2012People stand in front of a building destroyed during a fight between al Shabaab militants against African Union and Somali Government forces in Mogadishu June 26, 2012.

January 14, 2014

Sub-Saharan Africa
Somalia: A New Prime Minister?

This is a guest post by Alex Dick-Godfrey, program coordinator, Studies administration for the Council on Foreign Relations Studies program.  Last month, with little fanfare, the Somali federal gove…

Somalia's new Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed delivers his speech at the Parliament Building in Mogadishu December 21, 2013.

July 12, 2013

Weekend Reading: Egypt’s Narratives, Polarization, and Gas

Sarah Carr examines the implications of the divisive narratives that mark Egyptian discourse in the context of the June 30 uprising. Nour Youssef explores the polarization of Egyptian discourse thro…

Weekend Reading 07.12.2013

December 5, 2014

Sub-Saharan Africa
The Somali Prime Minister Merry-Go-Round

This is a guest post by Alex Dick-Godfrey, Assistant Director, Studies administration for the Council on Foreign Relations Studies Program. Recently, President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud organized for th…

Somalia PM

April 25, 2014

Weekend Reading: Syrian Gastronomy, Arab Film, and Gay Rights in Lebanon.

Lauren Bohn talks about the importance of food with Syrian refugees in Beirut for Bon Appetit. Maya Sioufi discusses how Cinephilia is investing in the future of Arab cinema. Farah Wael examines ga…