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June 20, 2017

Peacekeeping
UN Peacekeeping: Where Are All the Women?

The following is a guest post by Megan Roberts, associate director of the International Institutions and Global Governance program at the Council on Foreign Relations. Next week Antonio Guterres w…

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March 16, 2017

Human Rights
Preventing Peacekeeper Abuse Through Equal Opportunity Peacekeeping

Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is authored by Sabrina Karim, …

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January 6, 2011

Middle East and North Africa
Telescopic Philanthropy, 2011

Wreckage is seen after rioters damaged shops in Maan. (Petra Petra/Courtesy Reuters) APN News: "Rioters in the southern Jordanian city of Maan set fire to government buildings, police cars and busin…

Telescopic Philanthropy, 2011

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May 14, 2015

United States
Eric Cantor on U.S. Foreign Policy

Eric Cantor discusses the challenges and opportunities facing U.S. global leadership, specifically U.S. foreign policy and its implications for the 2016 presidential election.

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March 30, 2015

United States
A Conversation with FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg

FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg joins CFR’s Thomas Bollyky to discuss the lessons and accomplishments of her tenure.

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September 11, 2014

Sub-Saharan Africa
Huge Diamond Mined in South Africa

Diamonds are associated with glamour and South Africa. The Cullinan Mine, east of Pretoria, is famous for diamonds of the huge variety, including the ‘Cullinan Diamond,’ at 3,106 carets, the largest …

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April 8, 2013

Politics and Government
Turkey’s Political Football

When you travel in the Middle East you are bound to have multiple “Holy Moly!” moments.  My wife and I had one of those last Thursday.  Yet we weren’t touring the Temple of Karnak in Luxor, gazing up…

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March 21, 2013

Jordan
Jordan Second

Lost in all the commentary in President Obama’s visit to Israel is the fact that he will also visit Jordan.  The country is often derisively referred to as the “Hashemite Kingdom of Boredom,” but it …

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