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August 31, 2023

Sexual Violence
Women This Week: Investigation into Unwanted World Cup Kissing Scandal

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 August 26 to September 1.

Soccer Football - People protest against Royal Spanish Football Federation President Luis Rubiales - Plaza Callao, Madrid, Spain - August 28, 2023 People hold banners and protest in Madrid following a kiss between Royal Spanish Football Federation President Luis Rubiales and Spain's Jennifer Hermoso after the Women's World Cup Final

January 26, 2024

Mexico
Proposed Judicial Reforms Hasten Democratic Erosion, Peruvian Guns Fuel Ecuador's Violence, and Arévalo's New Cabinet

Judicial reforms look to erode—not consolidate—democracy; Peruvian guns fuel Ecuador’s violence; and Arévalo delivers a technocratic, centrist cabinet

Mexico's President Andrés Manuel López Obrador speaks during his daily news conference on December 20, 2023.

November 20, 2023

Colombia
Petro's Total Peace Strategy Faces Challenges, Plus USMCA Brings Judgments But Not Punishments

Petro’s Total Peace strategy faces its greatest obstacle yet; USMCA brings judgments, even as countries delay enforcement

Photo of Colombian President Gustavo Petro

October 25, 2023

Drug Policy
America’s Fentanyl Epidemic: The China Connection

Over the past few years, a new threat has emerged as a leading cause of death in the United States: fentanyl. Yet even as the drug wreaks havoc on Americans lives, preventing its flow into the United…

Podcast Illicit prescription pills laced with fentanyl.

October 27, 2023

China
Prized Panda Diplomats Return to Beijing

The National Zoo’s giant pandas will return to China by mid-November.

A giant black and white panda lays on a tree branch.

January 31, 2024

China
Academic Webinar: China-Russia Relations

Thomas Graham, distinguished fellow at CFR, and Zongyuan Zoe Liu, Maurice R. Greenberg fellow for China studies at CFR, lead the conversation on China-Russia relations. FASKIANOS: Welcome to today…

Play Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping shaking hands.

April 1, 2022

Climate Change
Building a Resilient Tomorrow

While squarely confronting the scale of the risks the world faces because of climate change, this pragmatic guide focuses on solutions—some gradual and some more revolutionary—currently being deployed around the globe.

February 5, 2024

Health
Virtual Roundtable: A Conversation on Food and Nutrition Policy With Francesco Branca

FRIEDEN: Thank you so much for joining us. I'm delighted today that we have Dr. Francesco Branca with us for a conversation about nutritional issues very broadly. Francesco is Director of the Departm…

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