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November 15, 2004

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Islam in a Changing World

Speaker: Olivier Roy, professor, L'Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales; senior research, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique; author, "Globalized Islam: The Search for a New Umma" …

August 3, 2005

Saudi Arabia
Bronson: King Abdullah’s Ascension Seen as Important ‘Plus’ by Washington

Rachel Bronson, the Council’s top expert on Saudi Arabia, says the death of King Fahd and the ascension of Crown Prince Abdullah to the throne will be welcomed by both Saudi society and the United St…

September 8, 2006

United States
Making New York Safer Symposium - Session 1: The Terrorist Threat in New York

7:30 to 8:00 a.m. Breakfast8:00 to 9:00 a.m. Meeting

September 8, 2006

United States
Council on Foreign Relations Policy Symposium: “Making New York Safer” Session 1: The Terrorist Threat in New York

Watch experts discuss the terrorist threat in New York and the importance of preparing for small-scale

February 5, 2010

India
India’s Rise: The Role of the Diaspora

My long-standing friendship with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh began when we were both students in Cambridge in the mid-1950s. One personal anecdote in particular underlines dramatically why the Indi…

August 23, 2010

Religion
Is a Mosque Near Ground Zero a Bad Idea?

Five experts address the controversy over the proposed Islamic center near the 9/11 attack site in New York, the foreign policy implications, and how the issue should be resolved.

January 6, 2011

Pakistan
Pakistan’s Road to Disintegration

The assassination of a leading Pakistani politician and news of the faltering government are symptomatic of wider and deeper problems in a country fundamentally falling apart, says expert Stephen P. …

June 8, 2011

Bahrain
Continuing Crackdown in Bahrain

Though Bahrain’s crown prince is in the United States to restore frayed relations, the government is pressing its campaign against the protest movement, despite its ending of martial law and a call f…

April 28, 2011

Political Movements
Fear and Loathing in Bahrain

An anti-government protester flees after riot police fire rounds of tear gas to disperse them in the mainly Shi'ite village of Diraz (Hamad Mohammed/Courtesy Reuters) After being completely unpl…

Fear and Loathing in Bahrain

August 1, 2011

Saudi Counter-Terror Law Addresses Al-Qaeda Threat

Saudi security forces stand guard outside a hotel hosting the Counter-Terrorism International Conference in Riyadh February 4, 2005. A four-day Counter-Terrorism International Conference will be held…

Saudi security forces stand guard outside a hotel in Riyadh.