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June 14, 2011

Politics and Government
Campaign 2012: Hello Michele Bachmann, GOP Presidential Candidate

Congresswoman Michele Bachmann speaks at a rally on Capitol Hill on March 31, 2011. (Kevin Lamarque/courtesy Reuters) Michele Bachmann made some news at last night’s rather sedate GOP presidential …

Congresswoman  Michele Bachmann speaks at a rally on Capitol Hill on March 31, 2011. (Kevin Lamarque/courtesy Reuters)

November 30, 2016

United States
Michel Temer’s Shrinking Presidency

When he officially became president three months ago, Michel Temer’s game plan was simple and bold: in the roughly eighteen months before the 2018 presidential campaign ramped up, he would undertake …

Brazil's President Michel Temer looks on during a news conference at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia

November 14, 2022

Ethiopia
Progress Towards Peace for Ethiopia’s Tigray Conflict

While the Nairobi agreement offers hope for a resolution to Ethiopia’s Tigray conflict, uncertainties remain, and the damage done will reshape U.S.-Ethiopia relations.

In front of a bright green background, Field Marshal of the Ethiopian National Defense Force and Chief of General Staff of Ethiopia Birhanu Jula and the Commander-in-Chief of the Tigray forces Tadesse Werede Tesfay, shake hands as they exchange documents after the signing of the implementation of the cessation of hostilities agreement.

November 8, 2011

Elections and Voting
Campaign 2012 Roundup: Bachmann on Foreign Policy

Michele Bachmann arrives to speak at the state capitol in Phoenix. (Eric Thayer/courtesy Reuters) Michele Bachmann gave The Street a video interview on foreign policy. She says that her ultimate for…

Campaign 2012 Roundup: Bachmann on Foreign Policy

June 20, 2016

Development
Michèle Flournoy on Women’s Contributions to Security

In a recent Council on Foreign Relations roundtable discussion, Michèle Flournoy, chief executive officer of the Center for a New American Security, reflected on today’s complex and dynamic security …

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November 8, 2022

Democratic Republic of Congo
Dangerous Trends in Eastern Congo

The resurgence of the M23 rebel group in Eastern Congo increases suffering for civilians and heightens international tensions.    

In Goma, North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo, a man holds a sign with red "Xs" over the faces of the Presidents of Rwanda and Uganda, at a protest in support of FARDC.

November 18, 2011

Elections and Voting
Campaign 2012 Roundup: Cain on "Readers," Bachmann on "MANPADS," Huntsman on Iran

Michele Bachmann waves to supporters from her campaign bus. (Jim Young/courtesy Reuters) No major developments to report from the campaign trail. Herman Cain continues to field questions about wheth…

U.S. Republican presidential candidate and Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann waves to supporters from her bus after winning the Iowa Straw Poll in Ames, Iowa, August 13, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Young

November 17, 2011

Elections and Voting
Campaign 2012 Roundup: Cain and "Cuban," Obama and "Lazy," Bachmann and "Fear"

Herman Cain makes an appearance at the iconic Cuban restaurant 'Versailles' in the Little Havana neighborhood of Miami, Florida on November 16, 2011. (Joe Skippe/courtesy Reuters) Herman C…

Republican candidate for U.S. president Herman Cain makes an appearance at iconic Cuban restaurant ’Versailles’ in the Little Havana neighborhood in Miami, Florida November 16, 2011. REUTERS/Joe Skippe

November 11, 2011

Elections and Voting
Campaign 2012 Roundup: Bachmann on Foreign Policy, Perry on Iran, Pundits on Romney

Michele Bachmann, Mitt Romney and Rick Perry on stage at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. (Mario Anzuoni/courtesy Reuters) Protestors disrupted Michele Bachmann’s major foreign policy speech …

U.S. Republican presidential candidate, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN), former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney (C) and Texas Governor Rick Perry stand on stage before the start of the Reagan Centennial GOP presidential primary debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California September 7, 2011. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

March 14, 2014

China
Michelle Obama’s China Choice: Public Diplomacy vs. Politics

Public diplomacy matters, but it is no substitute for policy. As First Lady Michelle Obama prepares to travel to China, she should consider weaving some policy into what appears to be almost entirely…

U.S. first lady Michelle Obama (L) participates in a language class with teacher Crystal Chen for pre-school students at the Washington Yu Ying Public Charter School ahead of her upcoming trip to China, in Washington on March 4, 2014. (Yuri Gripas/Courtesy Reuters)