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June 17, 2016

Elections and Voting
Campaign 2016 Friday Foreign Policy Roundup: The Orlando Mass Shooting Heightens Terrorism Concerns

Polls done in the wake of Sunday’s horrifying mass shooting in Orlando confirm two truths about public opinion: what Americans worry about shifts with events, and Democrats and Republicans view the w…

May 27, 2016

Elections and Voting
Campaign 2016 Friday Foreign Policy Roundup: Donald Trump Talks Energy

Donald Trump laid out his “America First Energy Plan” yesterday at the annual Williston Basin Petroleum Conference in Bismarck, North Dakota. As with his America First foreign policy address last mon…


May 13, 2016

Elections and Voting
Campaign 2016 Friday Foreign Policy Roundup: Americans Remain Open to U.S. Commitments Overseas

What candidates say on the campaign trail matters for how elections turn out. But so too does what the public is thinking. On that score, two things stand out in the Pew Research Center’s recent poll…


May 6, 2016

Elections and Voting
Campaign 2016 Friday Foreign Policy Roundup: Trump’s Foreign Policy Message Resonates With Many Americans

And then there was one. Despite all the naysayers, Donald Trump emerged from the field of seventeen Republican candidates to become the presumptive GOP nominee. He’s made it clear that he will put wh…


April 25, 2016

Women and Women's Rights
A Conversation With Amina Mohammed

Amina Mohammed will join us for a discussion on how to implement the ambitious post-2015 agenda. This roundtable meeting is part of a new high-level series, in collaboration with the UN Foundation, t…

Podcast Amina Mohammed

February 9, 2016

Human Rights
FGC and the Law: Why Criminalization Isn’t Enough

Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is authored by Molly Melching,…


November 25, 2014

Sub-Saharan Africa
Gulu and Detroit: Bicycles to the Rescue

This is a guest post by Jim Sanders, a career, now retired, West Africa watcher for various federal agencies. The views expressed below are his personal views and do not reflect those of his former e…


November 21, 2014

Sub-Saharan Africa
What’s Next for Burkina Faso?

This is a guest post by Molly Rapaport, a Research Associate at the Council on Foreign Relations. She recently returned from a Fulbright fellowship in Burkina Faso, where she studied polygamy. Ça ch…

Africa - Burkina Faso

October 31, 2014

United States
Foreign Policy and a New Congress

U.S. midterm elections occur amid deep political divisions in Congress that are blocking policy reforms. CFR’s James M. Lindsay examines the foreign policy choices facing lawmakers.

November 10, 2014

Sub-Saharan Africa
Ebola Update

Experts discuss international efforts to combat the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

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