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July 10, 2018

Afghanistan
Champions for Change: Afghan Ambassador Hamdullah Mohib

Champions for Change is a series highlighting male allies working to advance equality across the globe. This interview features Ambassador Hamdullah Mohib, Afghan Ambassador to the United States. 

Ambassador Mohib with the Afghan Girls' Robotics Team.

April 24, 2017

Wars and Conflict
Women Around the World: This Week

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 from April 15 to April 24, was compiled w…

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March 15, 2018

Syrian Civil War
Where Do We Go From Here? A First-Hand Account from Syria

In the midst of breaking news stories about the Syrian war, the voices of Syrian women remain absent, despite their contributions to advancing peace in local communities across the country. Rula Asad…

Podcast Where Do We Go From Here? A First-Hand Account from Syria

April 5, 2016

Human Rights
Five Questions With Tina Brown

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…

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March 2, 2016

Europe and Eurasia
Paolo Gentiloni on Italy's Role in the Mediterranean

Paolo Gentiloni discusses the challenges facing Italy and the Mediterranean region in addressing developments in Libya and Syria, as well as ISIS and the migrant crisis.

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October 5, 2015

Human Rights
Afghan Women a Year into Ghani Presidency

This post is by Jennifer L. Windsor, chief executive officer at Women for Women International.  Though the story of the Taliban taking over Kunduz and then retreating dominates headlines, Afghans co…

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June 4, 2015

Religion
A Conversation With Shaykh Abdallah bin Bayyah

Shaykh Abdallah bin Bayyah discusses religiously-motivated radicalization and the ways in which Muslim communities can mobilize to counter violent extremism.

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February 26, 2015

United States
This Week: Mosul Offensive, Netanyahu’s Address, and Turkey’s Incursion

Significant Developments ISIS. Ashton Carter, wrapping up his first overseas trip as secretary of defense, met with top U.S. military and diplomatic officials in Kuwait on Monday to review the U.S…

U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter delivers remarks to troops at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait February 23, 2015 (Ernst/Courtesy Reuters).

December 12, 2005

Elections and Voting
Iraqi Political Coalitions in the Parliamentary Elections

This publication is now archived. IntroductionIraqi voters going to the polls in elections to choose a permanent parliament will face a diverse list of candidates and coalitions. All told, more than …

November 29, 2011

Elections and Voting
Egypt's Elections: A Report from Cairo

Egyptians headed to the polls Monday in the first parliamentary elections since the ouster of former president Hosni Mubarak amid deepening divisions in society and concern about the nation's directi…