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September 4, 2018

Mexico
Mexico's Female Legislators Are No Silver Bullet for Gender Inequality

Despite achieving near equal representation in congress, Mexico's new female lawmakers still need to fight to put women's issues on an already packed legislative agenda.

Mexican deputies swear in, during the inauguration of the new legislature at the Congress in Mexico City, on August 29, 2018.

January 6, 2017

Asia
Women Around the World: Year in Review

Welcome to a special edition of “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post, highlighting 2016’s most sign…

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April 27, 2018

United States
A Conversation With Former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson

This is the keynote session of the 2018 Conference on Diversity in International Affairs, a collaborative effort by the Council on Foreign Relations, the Global Access Pipeline, and the International…

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October 13, 2016

International Organizations
The UN’s Ninth Secretary-General is António Guterres

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. Today the UN General Assembly …

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February 7, 2012

Trade
Morning Brief: Obama Likely to Sign FAA Funding Bill

President Obama is expected to sign legislation that will support federal aviation programs (NYT) through 2015, ending five years of stopgap financing. The bill includes about $16 billion a year for …

June 17, 2011

Economics
How Mexico Can Win Drug War, Colombia’s Way

A girl stands in front of a mural as she waits for Spain's King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia for the inauguration of a public library in a suburb of Medellin (Jose Gomez/Courtesy Reuters). I wrot…

A girl stands in front of a mural as she waits for Spain’s King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia for the inauguration of a public library in a suburb of Medellin (Jose Gomez/Courtesy Reuters).

October 20, 2017

Myanmar
The Rohingya Crisis in Myanmar

Eric Schwartz recounts his recent visit to Bangladesh and discusses what humanitarian organizations and international governments can do to address this crisis. 

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