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February 18, 2011

Diplomacy and International Institutions
Friday File: Mubarak Is Gone, Now Comes the Hard Part

A family of Egyptian pro-democracy supporters ride on a motorcycle carrying an Egyptian flag after Friday prayers near Tahrir Square in Cairo. (Amr Dalsh/courtesy Reuters) Above the Fold. The TV cam…

A family of Egyptian pro-democracy supporters ride on a motorcycle carrying an Egyptian flag after Friday prayers near Tahrir Square in Cairo

May 2, 2011

Defense and Security
Seven Questions After the Death of bin Laden

A vendor walks past a sand sculpture of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden created by Indian sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik on a beach in Puri in the eastern Indian state of Orissa on May 2, 2011. (Court…

A vendor walks past a sand sculpture of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden created by Indian sand artist Sudarshan Patnaik on a beach in Puri in the eastern Indian state of Orissa May 2, 2011

January 6, 2012

Defense and Security
Friday File: Are We Near a Showdown with Iran?

Above the Fold. Pundits who predicted that Iran would top the list of foreign policy problems in 2012 have early evidence that they were right. President Obama signed legislation over the holiday bre…

An F/A-18F fighter jet launches off the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis during maneuvers in the Arabian Gulf. (Benjamin Crossley/courtesy Reuters)

August 16, 2013

China
Friday Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week of August 16, 2013

Will Piekos and Sharone Tobias look at the top stories in Asia this week. 1. North and South Korea agree to reopen Kaesong complex. After seven rounds of negotiations, the shuttered Kaesong complex,…

Protesters comprising of South Korean employers and employees working at factories in the Kaesong Industrial Complex (KIC) inside North Korea chant slogans during a rally at the Imjingak pavilion near the demilitarized zone which separates the two Koreas, in Paju, north of Seoul on August 7, 2013. (Courtesy Reuters/Kim Hong-ji)

April 29, 2014

Economics
Calling Women

Emerging Voices features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is from Henriette Kolb, head of the …

A woman uses a mobile phone near kumquat trees in Hanoi, Vietnam, 2014 (Courtesy Reuters/Kham).

July 19, 2016

Trade
GOP Has Abdicated Leadership on Homeland Security

“Homeland Security” was an idea largely conceived and implemented by the Republican Party. But at the opening night of the Republican convention in Cleveland, built around the theme of “Make America …

Giuliani

November 13, 2017

Turkey
Turkey: Friend or Frenemy? A Tangled Relationship Keeps Getting Worse

After last year’s failed coup and Erdogan’s brutal crackdown, our relationship with Turkey has gone south fast.

Turkey media

February 11, 2019

Election 2020
Meet Kamala Harris, Democratic Presidential Candidate

Update: Kamala Harris announced on December 3, 2019, that she was ending her presidential campaign. On August 11, 2020, former Vice President and presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden…

Kamala 2020

April 27, 2020

India
India: How Will Women in the Informal Economy Get By?

A Q&A with Reema Nanavaty, director of the Self-Employed Women's Association

A child's poster for coronavirus in india, showing correct social distancing

April 27, 2020

India
Five Questions on COVID-19 in India: Reema Nanavaty

The Five Questions Series is a forum for scholars, government officials, civil society leaders, and foreign policy practitioners to provide timely analysis of new developments related to the advancem…

Woman stands behind face masks sewn by members of the Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) in India.