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January 7, 2019

India
Women This Week: A Wall of Women

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post, covering December 30 to January 5, was compiled wi…

Women hold placards in a solidarity rally in support of "Women's Wall" organised by the women in the southern state of Kerala to pledge for gender equality in the southern state.

November 7, 2018

Asia
How Will the Midterm Elections Affect U.S. Foreign Policy?

This past week, the Democratic Party won control of the House of Representatives. In the Senate, however, the Democrats lost several seats, though multiple races remain uncalled. The U.S. midterm …

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August 28, 2018

Sexual Violence
Corruption and Gender Inequality in the Age of #MeToo

Panelists at CFR roundtable Corruption, Gender Inequality, and the #MeToo Movement addressed the need to mainstream gender into anti-corruption efforts and discussed the impact of gendered forms of c…

Indigenous women protest in front of the National Palace in Guatemala City, Guatemala. The signs read, "Tolerance 0 Corruption. Tolerance 0 privileges. Tolerance 0 Impunity"

February 2, 2004

United States
Nancy Roman Named Director of the Council’s Washington Program

February 2, 2004—Council President Richard N. Haass named Nancy E. Roman vice president and director of the Council’s Washington Program. “We are thrilled that someone of Nancy’s range and experience…

September 21, 2005

Uzbekistan
Interview with Nancy Lubin on U.S.-Uzbek relations

On May 13, a protest and prison break in the eastern city of Andijan, Uzbekistan, turned violent as police reportedly opened fire on unarmed civilians, leaving as many as 700 dead. Human Rights Watch…

June 30, 2010

Economics
IER Study is Wrong on Kerry-Lieberman

The Institute for Energy Research has published an analytically weak study written by Chamberlain Economics (CE) that distorts the Kerry-Lieberman energy and climate bill and overstates its costs. Ex…

May 13, 2010

Energy and Climate Policy
Kerry-Lieberman and the International Climate Talks

[IMPORTANT UPDATE BELOW] I’ve got three quick thoughts on what the big Kerry-Lieberman energy and climate bill means for the international negotiations, and they’re not good. (More to come later; I’…

January 24, 2019

Middle East and North Africa
Realism and Democracy

A personal story of the development of U.S. human rights policy in the last forty years and an argument, both "realist" and principled, for supporting the expansion of democracy in the Middle East.

June 15, 2010

Energy and Climate Policy
Simulating the Effects of Kerry-Lieberman on Energy Security

A couple weeks ago, I wrote about the Chamber of Commerce’s new Energy Security Risk Index. At the end of the post, I asked a question: “It will be interesting… to see how various energy and climate…

Simulating the Effects of Kerry-Lieberman on Energy Security