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February 14, 2018

Religion
Engaging Religious Communities in Countering Violent Extremism

Tarek Elgawhary, Susan Hayward, Humera Khan, and Peter Mandaville discuss engaging religious communities in countering violent extremism.

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February 12, 2018

Women and Women's Rights
Women’s Economic Opportunity Starts in the Family

Today nearly 90 percent of nations still have laws on the books that block women’s work, including discriminatory laws and customs surrounding family life that perpetuate unequal access to assets and…

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December 19, 2017

Religion
Countering Violent Extremism

Peter Mandaville, professor of international affairs at George Mason University’s Schar School of Policy and Government, and Melissa Nozell, senior program specialist for religion and inclusive socie…

December 5, 2011

Economics
Explaining Violence in Mexico

Soldiers stand guard in their military vehicle outside a clandestine drug processing laboratory discovered in Zapotlanejo (Courtesy Reuters). There are many theories out  there about why we have see…

Explaining Violence in Mexico

December 21, 2015

Human Rights
Assessing Fifteen Years of the Women, Peace, and Security Agenda

Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to the advancement of women and U.S. foreign policy interests. This ar…

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April 27, 2016

Turkey
What to Do About Turkey

Experts assess Turkey's relations with its neighbors, as well as its handling of the migrant crisis, and offer U.S. policy options moving forward.

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September 7, 2011

CFR News
Leading Experts on Global Health, Arms Control, Korea Join CFR

CFR’s Studies Program has added several scholars to its roster.

December 6, 2013

China
Friday Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week of December 6, 2013

Darcie Draudt, Will Piekos, and Sharone Tobias look at the top stories in Asia this week. 1. White House declares China’s East China Sea air defense zone (ADIZ) “unacceptable.” The White House calle…

Chinese President Xi Jinping shakes hands with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden (L) inside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on December 4, 2013. (Lintao Zhang/Courtesy Reuters)

March 20, 2013

United States
Government Efforts to Promote Conservation and Sustainability: Are They Working?

RICHARD HARRIS: Hello. I think keeping to time, we should -- we should recommence. Thank you all for sticking with the events through the afternoon. I must confess that I was a recent arrival, so I …

March 8, 2012

Cuba
Addressing the Risk of a Cuban Oil Spill

Is oil drilling in Cuban waters safe? Or might a “Cuban oil crisis” be upon us? And is the United States prepared for the possibility of a major spill just sixty miles from the Florida keys? They’re…