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July 18, 2019

Women and Women's Rights
A Woman on the Moon and Equality on Earth

As we approach the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing and push toward a new frontier in space exploration, it is time to ensure women are equal partners in STEM and space.

President Barack Obama presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to NASA mathematician Katherine G. Johnson at the White House on November 24, 2015.

April 14, 2017

Health
Will the Director General Election Bring About the Change the World Health Organization is Looking for?

The following is a guest post by my colleague Yanzhong Huang, senior fellow for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations. For those who have been used to the noise and excitement in U.S. …

December 12, 2018

Women and Women's Rights
Workplace Discrimination

This panel discusses how legal and policy reform in the workplace can promote women’s economic empowerment and broader growth.

Podcast Workplace Discrimination

May 17, 2016

Cuba
Cuba: the "Law Enforcement Dialogue" and the Cop Murderer

The United States and Cuba are about to enter a series of "dialogues" including one about law enforcement. Here is what Reuters reported:   Cuba and the United States aim to reach new agreement…

March 17, 2016

Cuba
Senator Menendez Speaks About the Obama Visit to Cuba

On Thursday, Sen. Robert Menendez (D, NJ) delivered a long and heartfelt statement on the floor of the United States Senate about Pres. Obama’s  forthcoming visit to Cuba. The entire text is copied b…

May 29, 2015

Cuba
Cuba and the Terrorism List

The Obama administration announced today that Cuba comes off the "terrorism list." Here is some of what it said: the President in December instructed the Secretary of State to immediately launch a …

February 14, 2014

Cuba
Push Polls and Cuba

You can’t always get what you want, the Rolling Stones once told us. But you can, actually, in a push poll: a poll designed to elicit a certain result and then advertised as achieving that result. T…

September 22, 2011

Iran
Of Gratitude, Ingratitude, and Imprisonment in Iran

Shane Bauer (R), one of the U.S. hikers who was held in Iran on charges of espionage, hugs a relative as he smiles at fiancee Sarah Shourd upon his arrival in Muscat after his release from Tehran&#03…

Of Gratitude, Ingratitude, and Imprisonment in Iran

September 17, 2011

Cuba
Hostages: Two Down, One to Go

American hikers Shane Bauer (L) and Josh Fattal attend the first session of their trial at the revolutionary court in Tehran February 6, 2011. (Hew/Courtesy Reuters) The announcement that the two Am…

American hikers Shane Bauer (L) and Josh Fattal attend the first session of their trial at the revolutionary court in Tehran February 6, 2011.

March 16, 2018

Women and Economic Growth
Closing the Gap: Achieving Gender Parity in the C-Suite

Speakers discuss gender disparity in corporate boardrooms, and what businesses can do to promote diversity and inclusion in the global labor market.

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