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January 6, 2017

China
Chinese Ivory, Google in India, Philippine Jailbreak, and More

Rachel Brown, Sherry Cho, Lorand Laskai, Gabriella Meltzer, and Gabriel Walker look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. The world reacts to China’s ivory ban. Following a resolution at the Conve…

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August 8, 2016

Thailand
Thailand’s Democratic Erosion

The adoption of the junta-drafted constitution is the latest episode in the deterioration of Thailand’s democratic system.

August 1, 2016

Global
The Zika Threat Moves North

The Zika virus is spreading to North America, and U.S. delays in approving research and funding could lead to a public health disaster, write Larry Brilliant and CFR’s Laurie Garrett.

January 26, 2015

Middle East and North Africa
Women’s Rights in Saudi Arabia After King Abdullah

The death of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz raises important questions about the future of the kingdom, including issues that have ripple effects around the world such as regional relati…

A woman drives a car in October 2013 in Saudi Arabia, the only country in the world where women are barred from driving. Saudi female activists are campaigning to change this rule (Courtesy Reuters/Faisal Al Nasser).

May 7, 2018

United States
The Challenge to Global Order: A Conversation With Richard N. Haass and the Council of Councils

Michael Fullilove, Richard N. Haass, Elizabeth Sidiropoulos, and Igor Yurgens speak about the mounting challenges to global governance and international cooperation, and launch of the Council of Coun…

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June 6, 2012

Waiting for Growth: California, Wisconsin, and Scarcity Politics

Many years ago I was attracted to the idea that advanced economies could gradually move from a relentless focus on economic growth to a “steady state” in which they would grow only slowly, if at all…

Voters mark their ballots at a polling location in Burbank, California (Fred Prouser/Courtesy Reuters).

February 21, 2011

Morocco
The Fall of Muammar Qaddafi

The bloody violence being used by the Qaddafi regime is the harbinger of its collapse. My comments as of the end of the day in Tripoli on Monday, February 21, are published in National Review Online,…

April 11, 2018

Middle East and North Africa
Historical Perspectives on the Middle East

For this event, the panel discusses the past, present, and future of the Middle East. 

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October 26, 2017

Syria
Documentary Screening and Discussion of 'Hell on Earth: The Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS'

Panelists will discuss National Geographic Documentary Films’ Hell on Earth: The Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS, as well as the Syrian war and its political and social consequences. 

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