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August 27, 2008

Elections and Voting
2008 Rocky Mountain Roundtable on International Relations: Luncheon Discussion: Foreign Policy Challenges Facing the Next Administration

This session was part of a symposium, cosponsored with the University of Denver's Josef Korbel School of International Studies and the City and County of Denver's 2008 Rocky Mountain Roundtable.

June 26, 2008

Israel
Washington’s Policy of Isolating Syria Hurting U.S. Interests, says Council Special Report

Contact: CFR Communications, 212-434-9888, communications@cfr.orgWashington’s attempt to isolate and undermine the Assad regime has largely failed, concludes a new Council Special Report. The Bush ad…

September 10, 2003

United States
How Did This Happen? Terrorism and the New War

November 15, 2001 - In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on September 11, one question has been on everyone ’s mind: “How did this happen?” This book seeks to answer this question in all its cri…

April 26, 2006

Syria
Syria: Has Assad Dodged a Bullet?

Bashar al-Assad, whose regime looked shaky under international pressure last year, is consolidating his power and cracking down on dissent. Despite a UN probe linking Syrian officials to the assassin…

June 24, 2011

Weekend Reading

People swim in the Nile to cool off during a hot day in Cairo (Asmaa Waguih/Courtesy Reuters) Mona Yacoubian and Elias Muhanna discuss the new Lebanese cabinet and the Special Tribunal fo…

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March 11, 2013

Ethiopia
Film Screening: "Girl Rising"

Writer Maaza Mengiste and executive producer Tom Yellin discuss their new film, Girl Rising.

March 11, 2013

Ethiopia
Screening of Girl Rising

Girl Rising is a film, directed by Academy Award nominee Richard Robbins, which tells the stories of 9 extraordinary girls from 9 countries, written by 9 celebrated writers and narrated by 9 renowned…

January 7, 2012

Turkey
Weekend Reading: SCAF-Salafi Alliance?, L’affaire Basbug, and Bahrain’s Opposition

Mona Anis says that perhaps Egypt’s Salafists are better suited than the Brotherhood for an alliance with the military. Merve Busra Ozturk provides reflections on the recent arrest of Turkish former…

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August 3, 2012

Israel
Weekend Reading: Moroccan Exceptionalism?, Higher Ed in the West Bank, and Revolutionary Environments

Samia Errazzouki examines dissent in Morocco in the context of regional turmoil in the Middle East and North Africa. Bernard Avishai questions the legitimacy of the University of Judea and Samaria. …

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August 31, 2012

Egypt
Weekend Reading: Egyptian Labor, Syrian Brutality, and Gulf Stereotypes

Eric Lee at In These Times discusses Egypt’s unfinished labor revolution. Robin Yassin-Kassab, on his blog Qunfuz, writes about the Assad regime’s brutality, highlighting the recent massacre in Dara…

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