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October 2, 2019

Syria
Syria: State of the Conflict and U.S. Policy

As the Syrian conflict extends into its ninth year, risks to international security and regional stability remain. Our panelists discuss U.S. policy toward Syria, including military, diplomatic, and …

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February 15, 2018

Women and Women's Rights
Women and Girls in STEAM Education

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

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May 13, 2019

Authoritarianism
An Inside Look at Political Imprisonment

Panelists discuss the use of imprisonment and torture as political tools of authoritarian regimes, including their experiences with political imprisonment in Saudi Arabia, Iran, and Syria, and their …

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October 29, 2013

Iran
Meanwhile, Back in Iran...

The Obama administration has bought into what my colleague at CFR Ray Takeyh calls the "Rouhani narrative:" Rouhani is a reformer, Iran is ripe for change and reform, progress is at hand. As in the C…

March 10, 2016

Why STEM Needs Girls

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

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May 31, 2013

Turkey
Weekend Reading: Israeli Identity, Sheikh of the Sinai, and Turkey’s Tumult

J.J. Goldberg, writing on his blog at The Forward, discusses the Israeli religious ministry’s new "Jewish Identity Administration." Moustafa Amara interviews Sinai tribal council head Sheikh Ali Fre…

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March 8, 2013

Jordan
Weekend Reading: Tunisian Shake, Jordan’s Price Hike, and Syria’s Rebel Leadership

Haifa Zaaiter argues that the "Harlem Shake" craze that has hit Tunisia may end up disarming the Salafists of their most potent weapon: denouncement of apostasy. The Impatient Bedouin reflects on th…

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February 6, 2014

Syria
Can Syrian Talks Inch Forward?

The lack of progress in Syrian peace talks doesn’t mean diplomacy can’t work, but the process needs to include regional powers, says expert Mona Yacoubian.

February 15, 2013

United States
Syrian Dilemmas: Neither Freedom Nor Stability

There has been a lot of Syria news in the last week or so.  Elements of Syria’s armed opposition took over al Jarrah airbase in the Aleppo province and rebels and government forces are engaged in a p…

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February 11, 2013

International Organizations
Sorensen Distinguished Lecture on the United Nations: A Conversation with Ban Ki-moon

The Sorensen Distinguished Lecture on the United Nations was established in 1996 by Gillian and Theodore C. Sorensen to highlight the United Nations and offer a special occasion for its most distingu…

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