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Nov 18, 2016

Americas
A police officer from the SWAT team stands guard during an anti-drugs operation in Mandaluyong, Metro Manila in the Philippines, November 12, 2016 (Reuters/Erik De Castro). This Week in Markets and Democracy: Duterte Targets Critic, China’s Trade Ambitions, FCPA Uncertainty

Philippines’ Duterte Tries to Take Down Critic Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte brooks no dissent. His latest backlash is against one of his most outspoken critics, Senator Leila de Lima. After…

Dec 16, 2016

Philippines
Human Rights and Duterte’s War on Drugs

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs has led to thousands of extrajudicial killings, raising human rights concerns, says expert John Gershman in this interview.

Feb 21, 2013

Gender
Paradise-Beneath-Her-Feet.jpg Paradise Beneath Her Feet

In this book, CFR Senior Fellow Isobel Coleman demonstrates how influential Islamic feminist thinkers are driving social change in the Middle East to create economic, political, and educational oppor…

Sep 3, 2014

Wars and Conflict
Displaced people from the minority Yazidi sect, fleeing violence from forces loyal to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria in Sinjar town, walk towards the Syrian border, on the outskirts of Sinjar mountain, in Iraq, August 11, 2014 (Courtesy Reuters/Rodi Said). UN Human Rights Council Calls for a Mission to Investigate ISIS Violations in Iraq

In the midst of an otherwise depressing news cycle on Iraq, the recent resolution out of Geneva from the UN Human Rights Council is a positive note. The resolution, adopted on Monday, requests the Of…

May 30, 2017

Middle East and North Africa
Play  New Middle East ‘False Dawn: Protest, Democracy, and Violence in the New Middle East’

Steven A. Cook discusses his new book, False Dawn: Protest, Democracy, and Violence in the New Middle East.

Sep 23, 2016

Greece
Play Kotzias_EC.jpg A Conversation With Nikos Kotzias

Nikos Kotzias discusses the challenges and opportunities facing Greece.

Jun 20, 2016

Global
Play RTR4XWPB_EC.jpg The Future of U.S. Trade and the Trans-Pacific Partnership: A Conversation With Michael Froman

Michael Froman discusses the importance of U.S. trade engagement, the future of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and the global race to define the rules of the road for trade in the Asia-Pacific.

Nov 20, 2014

Global
The ITU: Building Connectivity and Cooperation in Internet Governance

Andrea Glorioso, Jeferson Nacif, and Eric Osiakwan join Aparna Sridhar, counsel at Google, Inc., to discuss internet governance issues and the role of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).

Nov 20, 2014

Global
The ITU: Building Connectivity and Cooperation in Internet Governance

Andrea Glorioso, European Union information and communications technologies attaché to the United States, Jeferson Nacif, head of international affairs at the Brazilian Agency of Telecommunications, …