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March 29, 2012

Kenya
Election Monitoring: Power, Limits, and Risks

In this Markets and Democracy Brief, Judith Kelley examines the achievements, shortcomings, and drawbacks of international election monitoring, arguing that it merits both enthusiasm and healthy skep…

May 18, 2018

United States
The Reality of Modern Slavery

From debt bondage in India, forced labor in North Korea, and human trafficking in Europe and the United States, an estimated 40.3 million people worldwide are victims of modern slavery.

Play Modern Slavery

February 26, 2004

Defense Technology
Nonlethal Weapons and Capabilities

Integrating nonlethal weapons (NLW) more widely into the U.S. Army and Marine Corps could have reduced damage, saved lives, and helped limit the widespread looting and sabotage that occurred after th…

June 28, 2016

Religion
Implications of the 2016 Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church

Elizabeth Prodromou and Nathanael Symeonides discuss the June 2016 Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church.

December 2, 2015

Turkey
Media Call: Turkey-Russia Tensions and Consequences for Syria

Council on Foreign Relations experts discussed the consequences of Turkey’s downing of a Russian fighter jet for Turkey-Russia relations and for operations in Syria.

February 18, 2016

United States
The Role of Religion in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election

Robert P. Jones provides an overview of American religious dynamics. 

December 16, 2015

Health
The Future of the WHO: Lessons Learned and Priorities for Institutional Reform

The following is a guest post by my colleague Yanzhong Huang, senior fellow for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations. The unprecedented Ebola outbreak in West Africa underscored the i…

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and WHO Director-General Margaret Chan attend a meeting at the WHO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, during the height of the Ebola crisis on October 1, 2014.

September 11, 2015

Europe and Eurasia
A Conversation with Daniele Nouy

Daniele Nouy discusses European banking supervision.

August 27, 2015

China
Media Call: The Global Fallout of China's Market Volatility

Experts discuss the health of the Chinese economy.