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January 24, 2012

Human Rights
Guest Post: Ríos Montt Plays a Risky Defense Game

This is a guest post by Natalie Kitroeff, a research associate here at the Council on Foreign Relations who works with me in the Latin America program. Without fanfare, or so much as a public arr…

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December 20, 2011

Human Rights
Guest Post: Guatemala’s Ex-President Asks About Genocide Trial

  Former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt leaves the public prosecutor’s office in Guatemala City (Jorge Lopez/Courtesy Reuters).   This is a guest post by Natalie Kitroeff, a res…

Guest Post: Guatemala’s Ex-President Asks About Genocide Trial

February 12, 2018

Women and Women's Rights
Women’s Economic Opportunity Starts in the Family

Today nearly 90 percent of nations still have laws on the books that block women’s work, including discriminatory laws and customs surrounding family life that perpetuate unequal access to assets and…

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January 9, 2018

Women and Women's Rights
Women's Land Rights

Leading international institutions and private sector corporations have concluded that women’s economic participation is critical to global growth and prosperity. However, today nearly 90 percent of …

Podcast Women's land rights - India

March 20, 2015

Europe and Eurasia
Financing a New Ukraine

Ukrainian Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko discusses her country’s economy, including its ambitious reform agenda and recent International Monetary Fund package.

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September 23, 2016

Greece
A Conversation With Nikos Kotzias

Nikos Kotzias discusses the challenges and opportunities facing Greece.

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December 7, 2015

Budget, Debt, and Deficits
Ukraine’s Decisive Moment

Budget debates are often dry affairs, but not so in Kiev. By the end of this month, the Ukrainian parliament (Verkhovna Rada) must decide on a budget that will have profound effects on the future cou…

November 26, 2013

Nigeria
Nigeria’s Sani Abacha: Where is the Loot?

The head of Nigeria’s last military government was Sani Abacha. Abacha, who was in power from 1993 to 1998 and who died under suspicious circumstances in 1998, is commonly regarded as Nigeria’s most …

Africa - Sani Abacha (archive)

December 3, 2013

United States
Majority of Americans See the United States as Less Powerful

With a majority of the American public now saying that they view U.S. global power and influence as being in decline, CFR President Richard N. Haass and Pew Research Center President Alan Murray sit …

December 3, 2013

United States
Majority of Americans See the United States as Less Powerful

With a majority of the American public now saying that they view U.S. global power and influence as being in decline, Pew Research Center president Alan Murray and CFR President Richard N. Haass sit …