Global Climate Agreements: Successes and Failures
by Lindsay Maizland
November 17, 2021
Myanmar’s Troubled History
by Lindsay Maizland
January 31, 2022
Pharmaceuticals and Vaccines
A Guide to Global COVID-19 Vaccine Efforts
by Claire Felter
April 1, 2022
The Case for a New U.S.-Saudi Strategic Compact
Council Special Report
by Steven A. Cook and Martin S. Indyk
June 22, 2022
Cooling the Planet Through Solar Reflection
with Robert J. Lempert and Stewart M. Patrick
May 11, 2022
State and Local Webinars
Lessons from History Series: A Question of Autonomy—Hong Kong Then and Now
with Mark Clifford, Dennis Kwok and Louisa Lim
June 21, 2022
September 1, 2007
A profile of Osama bin Laden, founder and leader of al-Qaeda.
February 17, 2005
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Are coalition forces closing in on Osama bin Laden?We don’t know. U.S. and Pakistani administration and military officials have announced stepped-up efforts to find …
April 14, 2022
The world is inching closer to eradicating polio, but armed conflicts and opposition to vaccines stand in the way of finally eliminating the disease.
December 7, 2018
Relations between the two countries, long bound by common interests in oil and security, have strained over what some analysts see as a more assertive Saudi foreign policy.
September 15, 2021
The Taliban have returned to power in Afghanistan twenty years after their ouster by U.S. troops, sparking concerns that they will impose harsh rule, neglect to provide basic services, and abuse huma…
December 17, 2021
Sharia guides the personal religious practices of Muslims worldwide, but whether it should influence modern legal systems remains a subject of intense debate.
May 19, 2021
Al-Shabab remains capable of carrying out massive attacks in Somalia and surrounding countries despite a long-running African Union offensive against the Islamist terrorist group.
April 20, 2011
Pakistan is bracing for more turbulence in the wake of Osama bin Laden’s killing. This Backgrounder looks at how state support for Islamist militants has led to growing religious intolerance in socie…
July 14, 2011
Ayman al-Zawahiri, now America’s most wanted terrorist, took over as the head of al-Qaeda in June 2011 after the killing of erstwhile head Osama bin Laden.
February 19, 2020
Founded as a loose confederation of states in 1945, the Arab League has struggled to overcome dysfunction and disunity among its members.