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September 14, 2022

West Africa
Academic Webinar: Africa’s Domestic and International Relations

Ebenezer Obadare, CFR’s Douglas Dillon Senior Fellow for Africa Studies, leads the conversation on Africa’s domestic and international relations. FASKIANOS: Thank you. Welcome, everybody, to the f…

Play The Earth in space.

February 18, 2022

Americas
Governance Must Trump Ideology in Latin America’s Elections

Forget all the talk about the region’s “pink tide” and focus on which candidate is most likely to lift the greatest number of boats.

Peruvian President Pedro Castillo and his Brazilian counterpart, Jair Bolsonaro, smile for the camera

February 11, 2022

Women and Women's Rights
Women This Week: Muslim Students Protest Hijab Ban in Karnataka, India

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post covers February 5 to February 11. 

DOCUMENT DATE: February 09, 2022 A Muslim student shouts slogans as she takes part in a protest against the recent hijab ban in few colleges of Karnataka state, in Kolkata, India, February 9, 2022.

December 10, 2021

Southeast Asia
Malaysia’s New Prime Minister and the Future of Chinese Investment

How will a new prime minister affect Chinese investment in Malaysia? 

New Malaysian Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob waves from a car, as he leaves after the inauguration ceremony, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on August 21, 2021.

October 1, 2021

Haiti
Why Are Haitian Migrants Gathering at the U.S. Border?

The arrival of tens of thousands of Haitian migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border has generated domestic criticism from all sides that the Biden administration has poorly handled a cascading humanitaria…

September 24, 2021

Women and Women's Rights
Women This Week: Ten Women and Girls Killed Each Day in Mexico

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post covers September 18 to September 24.  

During a protest led by family members of femicide victims, the names of murdered women are projected on the National Palace.

July 30, 2021

U.S. Foreign Policy
TWE Remembers: The Fulbright Program

Seventy-five years ago, what would become the world’s foremost international educational exchange program got off to a bumpy start. 

Senator J. William Fulbright sits behind his desk holding papers and looking at the camera.

July 29, 2021

Colombia
A Conversation With President Iván Duque of Colombia

President Duque discusses Colombia’s domestic political and economic outlook, including the response to recent civilian protests, and the future of Colombia-U.S. relations.

Play Colombia's President Ivan Duque speaks during an interview with Reuters in Bogota, Colombia, March 12, 2021.

July 7, 2021

Latin America
A Socially Conservative Left Is Gaining Traction in Latin America

The electoral strength of the right is pushing Latin America’s leftists away from progressive causes.

Pedro Castillo speaks to a crowd

June 1, 2021

Peru
Will Peru’s Polarized Election Bring More Instability?

In a June 6 presidential runoff, Peruvians will choose between divisive candidates whose campaigns have raised concerns about the country lurching into extremist policies and democratic backsliding. …