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August 29, 2018

Australia
Australia’s New Brutal Politics—Not New, and Not That Brutal

Tom Switzer is executive director of the Centre for Independent Studies in Sydney and a presenter at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s Radio National.  As Australia welcomes Scott Morrison a…

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January 9, 2018

Conflict Prevention
What to Worry About in 2018

Panelists discuss the potential and ongoing crises that may erupt or escalate in 2018, as well as their global political implications.

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May 23, 2017

Religion
Just and Unjust War in the 21st Century

[node:summary] Video: Michael Walzer, professor emeritus of social science at the Institute for Advanced Study, and Richard N. Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, discuss moral philosophy and just and unjust war in the twenty-first century.

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October 14, 2015

Religion
The Roots of Religious Extremism

Jonathan Sacks discusses root causes of religious violence and the transformative power of interfaith understanding for resolving conflict.   

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April 15, 2015

Nigeria
Assessing Nigeria's Economy

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala discusses the state of the Nigerian economy in the context of recent developments.

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April 14, 2015

Nigeria
Understanding Nigeria's 2015 Presidential Election

Experts discuss the post-election outlook for the state of Nigeria.

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April 1, 2011

United Kingdom
UK and U.S. Approaches in Countering Radicalization: Intelligence, Communities, and the Internet

On Friday, April 1, 2011, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), Georgetown University's Center for Peace and Security Studies, and King's College London's International Centre for the Study of Radi…

June 10, 2013

Defense and Security
TWE Remembers: JFK’s "Strategy of Peace" Speech

Commencement addresses have figured prominently in American foreign policy. Whether it was FDR ending the pretense that the United States would remain rigidly neutral in World War II in a speech at t…

President John F. Kennedy delivers the commencement address at American University on June 10, 1963 (Cecil Stoughton. White House Photographs. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston).

March 6, 2013

Sub-Saharan Africa
What Can the United States Do About Failing States?

Around one billion people live in fragile or failing states. Yet no Washington administration has developed a strategy for helping such states address the causes of their fragility. Instead, most adm…

A child stands in pouring rain in the slum of Susan's Bay in Sierra Leone's capital Freetown, August 22, 2012.