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March 15, 2006

Belarus
Glacel: Belarusian Opposition Gaining Speed but No Revolution in Sight

Amid signs of slipping popularity, Belarus’ authoritarian leader Alexander Lukashenka is expected to win a new presidential term on March 19. An official with a prominent Western polling group tells …

May 18, 2006

Peacekeeping
Key Challenges in Today's U.N. Peacekeeping Operations

Responding to burgeoning crises that are increasingly evolving, complex and global, while simultaneously experiencing diminished support and manpower from the international community, the United Nati…

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June 13, 2006

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Abu Hamza al-Muhajir, Zarqawi’s Mysterious Successor (aka Abu Ayub al-Masri)

Five days after U.S. forces killed al-Qaeda in Iraq leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the group announced his successor, the unknown Abu Hamza al-Muhajir. Speculation abounds about the man and the signifi…

August 28, 2006

United States
Council on Foreign Relations and Washington and Lee University Announce New Nuclear Energy Project

The Nuclear Energy Project, a new partnership between the Council on Foreign Relations and Washington and Lee University (W&L), will take the debate on nuclear power as an energy source to a new leve…

June 28, 2007

Russia
Russia’s Soviet Past Still Haunts Relations with West

President Vladimir Putin continues to downplay atrocities by Stalin. Some see Russia’s refusal to come to grips with its Soviet past haunting relations with the West.

July 18, 2007

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
The Rise of al-Qaedaism

Since 9/11, much of al-Qaeda’s operational capacity has been dismantled but experts say the group’s strength now lies in its ability to inspire others to carry out terrorist attacks.

December 31, 1969

United States
Global Issues in Campaign '08: Prosperity or Protectionism?: Jobs, Trade, and American Votes

Watch experts discuss globalization fears and the U.S. presidential elections as part of the Global Issues in Campaign '08 series, cosponsored by CFR.org, Economist, and NYU's Stern School of Busines…

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