August 18, 2020Women and Women's Rights
Rachel B. Vogelstein, CFR’s Douglas Dillon senior fellow and director of the Women and Foreign Policy program, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss women’s political participation in the United…
September 18, 2020Election 2020
Each Friday, I look at what the presidential challengers are saying about foreign policy. This week: Democrats and Republicans see foreign policy very differently.
September 17, 2020South Africa
As white supremacist militancy has raced across the Western world, it has not spared South Africa from being swept up in the chaos. International white supremacist networks both strengthen and are strengthened by the Afrikaner movement in South Africa.
September 16, 2020Middle East and North Africa
The August explosions in Beirut were the latest in a series of man-made disasters that have led some experts to say Lebanon is becoming a failed state.
September 18, 2020United States
The United States Air Force (USAF) turns 73 years-old today. On September 18, 1947, Chief Justice Fred Vinson swore in Stuart Symington as the first secretary of the air force, officially founding a …
September 15, 2020Nigeria
In the face of apparently soaring levels of crime and violence, the Nigerian government has launched a community policing initiative. Abuja has set aside N13 billion (about $35 million) to fund the launch and is recruiting some 10,000 constables.
September 15, 2020Afghanistan
Afghanistan Peace Talks Have Begun, Major Pitfalls Await