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August 5, 2011

Turkey
Weekend Reading: Syrians in Lebanon, Salafis Flex Muscles, and Turkey’s Officers Don’t Like the U.S.

A defected Yemeni soldier who joined sides the anti-regime protesters reads the Koran near the entrance to Taghyeer Square in Sanaa (Jumanah El-Heloueh/Courtesy Reuters) A first-hand account of t…

Weekend Reading: Syrians in Lebanon, Salafis Flex Muscles, and Turkey’s Officers Don’t Like the U.S.

December 11, 2012

Capital Flows
The Responsibility to Lead

Mike Duke, president and chief executive officer of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., discusses the role of business in sustainability, women's economic empowerment, food security, and the global middle class.

December 11, 2012

Capital Flows
The Responsibility to Lead

Mike Duke, president and chief executive officer of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., discusses the role of business in sustainability, women's economic empowerment, food security, and the global middle class.

February 14, 2014

China
Friday Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week of February 14, 2014

Lauren Dickey, Darcie Draudt, Charles McClean, Will Piekos, and Sharone Tobias look at the top stories in Asia today. 1. Secretary Kerry visits South Korea, China, and Indonesia on Asia tour. U.S. s…

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February 21, 2014

China
Friday Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week of February 21, 2014

Lauren Dickey, Darcie Draudt, Charles McClean, Will Piekos, and Sharone Tobias look at the top stories in Asia today. 1. UN releases report on North Korean human rights violations. The United Nation…

Kirby, Chairperson of the Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in North Korea holds a copy of his report during a news conference at the United Nations in Geneva

February 7, 2014

Pakistan
Friday Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week of February 7, 2014

Lauren Dickey, Darcie Draudt, Will Piekos, and Sharone Tobias look at the top stories in Asia today. 1. Pakistan begins official peace talks with the Taliban. Pakistani government officials and Tali…

Maulana Sami ul-Haq, one of the Taliban negotiators, and government negotiator Irfan Siddiqui (L) smile before a news conference in Islamabad on February 6, 2014. (Mian Khursheed/Courtesy Reuters)

April 9, 2014

United States
Agricultural Technology and Productivity Continue to Make Gains and Ensure U.S. Food Security

With the 2014 farm bill now enacted into law, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack visits CFR to discuss the USDA's policy priorities with Roger C. Altman of Evercore Partners. Vilsack credits a…

April 9, 2014

United States
Agricultural Technology and Productivity Continue to Make Gains and Ensure U.S. Food Security

With the 2014 farm bill now enacted into law, U.S. agriculture secretary Tom Vilsack visits CFR to discuss the USDA's policy priorities with Roger Altman of Evercore Partners. Vilsack credits advance…

March 7, 2014

China
Friday Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week of March 7, 2014

Lauren Dickey, Darcie Draudt, Charles McClean, Will Piekos, and Sharone Tobias look at the top stories in Asia today. 1. Mass stabbing in Kunming, China, leaves thirty-three dead and 130 injured. Ei…

Policemen check unclaimed luggage at a square outside the Kunming railway station after a knife attack, in Kunming, Yunnan province on March 2, 2014. (Stringer/Courtesy Reuters)

March 14, 2014

China
Friday Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week of March 14, 2014

Lauren Dickey, Darcie Draudt, Charles McClean, Will Piekos, and Sharone Tobias look at the top stories in Asia today. 1. Missing Malaysia Airlines flight leaves the fate of 239 passengers shrouded i…

International school students light candles to pray for passengers aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, in Zhuji, Zhejiang province, on March 10, 2014. (Stringer/Courtesy Reuters)