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November 14, 2017

Digital Policy
Teaching Morality to Machines

Before giving machines a sense of morality, humans have to first define morality in a way computers can process. A difficult but not impossible task.

Robot

November 13, 2017

Women and Economic Growth
A Conversation with Valerie Jarrett

I recently hosted a CFR roundtable meeting with Valerie Jarrett, senior advisor to the Obama Foundation, a board member of Lyft and Ariel Financial, and a senior advisor to the media company Attn. As…

A Conversation with Valerie Jarrett

November 3, 2017

Women and Women's Rights
17 Years On: Commitments to Increase Women’s Contributions to Peace and Security

Seventeen years after the passage of the first United Nations Security Council resolution to acknowledge that women’s participation in conflict prevention and resolution and their protection from vio…

Peacekeepers

May 18, 2017

China
Estimated Chinese Intervention in April

Chinese reserves appear to be stable over last three months.

Estimated Chinese Intervention in April

March 8, 2017

Development
International Women’s Day

This post is co-authored by Anne Connell, assistant director of the Women and Foreign Policy program at the Council on Foreign Relations. Wednesday, March 8 marks International Women’s Day, an int…

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December 28, 2016

United States
Ten American Foreign Policy Influentials Who Died in 2016

Year’s end is a time for taking stock, counting successes, and assessing failures. It is also a time for remembering those who are no longer with us. Here are ten Americans who died in 2016 who throu…

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March 8, 2016

Human Rights
Global Progress Toward Gender Equality: A Timeline

Tuesday, March 8 marks International Women’s Day, an internationally-celebrated day dedicated to recognizing the social, political, economic, and cultural contributions women around the world have ma…

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February 18, 2016

Intelligence
Guest Post: Do-It-Yourself Military Intelligence

Harry Oppenheimer and Aaron Picozzi are research associates at the Council on Foreign Relations. An unparalleled, indiscriminate and growing wave of transparency is exposing the deployment of milita…

Syria Air STrip

January 21, 2016

Education
Visa Overstays: A Footnote on What Congress Can Do

Judging from the reaction to this week’s release of the first DHS report on the number of foreign travelers overstaying their visas, one would think this was fresh and damning evidence for critics wh…

September 1, 2015

Thailand
Bangkok Bombing Investigation Becomes Even Murkier

Over the past five days, Thai police have both made arrests in Erawan Shrine bombing case and publicly identified other suspects still at large for whom the police are hunting. Although after the bom…

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