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November 8, 2022

Women and Women's Rights
CFR Welcomes Linda Robinson as a Senior Fellow for Women and Foreign Policy

Linda Robinson has returned to the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) as a senior fellow for women and foreign policy. Robinson was previously an adjunct fellow at CFR and a senior editor of Foreign …

November 29, 2022

Afghanistan
Virtual Screening and Discussion of "In Her Hands"

Join our panelists for a discussion of the recently released Netflix documentary film In Her Hands and the future of women’s rights in Afghanistan.  Filmed across two turbulent years, In Her Hands…

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November 4, 2021

Diplomacy and International Institutions
Term Member Conference Keynote With Linda Thomas-Greenfield

Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield discusses her career and vision for the future of American diplomacy, U.S. priorities at the United Nations and the recent Security Council trip to Mali and Niger, …

Play Nominee for United Nations Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield answers questions during her confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on January 27, 2021 in Washington, DC.

November 9, 2020

Human Trafficking
The Global Health Crisis and Human Trafficking Are Correlated–But How?

This post is part of the Council on Foreign Relations’ blog series on human trafficking, in which CFR fellows and other leading experts assess new approaches to improve U.S. and global efforts to cur…

Women at a Textile Mill

April 20, 2012

Trade
Morning Brief: Affluence Correlates with Test Scores

The Brookings Institution released a report on the correlation between income inequality and school quality. Schools in more affluent areas are likely to have higher average test scores, and housing …

Parents and education advocates demonstrate on the steps of New York's City Hall for higher progressive taxes to close funding shortfalls in education. (Mike Segar/Courtesy Reuters)

March 17, 2009

Financial Markets
"Concentrations of risk, plagued with deadly correlations"

The FT’s Gillian Tett makes a simple but important point: AIG’s role in the credit default swap market meant that a lot of risk that the bank regulators thought had been dispersed into many strong ha…

November 21, 2022

Diplomacy and International Institutions
Diplomacy Debrief: COP27, ASEAN, and G20 Summits

President Biden just completed an important diplomacy tour with stops at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) in Egypt, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in Ca…

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December 15, 2011

Defense and Security
Guest Post: Linda Robinson on the End of the Iraq War

Members of the U.S. Air Force board a plane at al-Asad air base in Iraq before flying to the United States. (Mohammed Ameen/courtesy Reuters) I woke up this morning to an email inbox full of news al…

Members of the U.S. Air Force board a plane before flying to the U.S., at al-Asad air base in Iraq’s western province of Anbar November 1, 2011. U.S. President Barack Obama announced on Oct. 21 that American troops would fully withdraw from Iraq by year-end, as scheduled under a 2008 security pact between the two countries. Picture taken November 1, 2011. REUTERS/Mohammed Ameen

September 16, 1998

United States
Former White House Economic Adviser is First Linda J. Wachner Fellow

Former White House Economic Adviser is First Linda J. Wachner Fellow March 23, 1998 - March 23, 1998-Daniel K. Tarullo, who served as an assistant to President Clinton on international economic po…