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August 30, 2018

Lebanon
What is the Role of UNIFIL?

This month the new head of UNIFIL took up his post. The new UNIFIL Force Commander and Head of Mission is Major General Stefano Del Col of Italy, and UNIFIL is the United National Interim Force in Le…

July 23, 2012

Health
Emerging Voices: Stefanos Zenios and Lyn Denend on Low-Cost Healthcare Innovations

Emerging Voices features regular contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is from Stefanos Zenios, who…

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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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January 13, 2015

Global
Diplomacy and Religious Engagement: Promise and Pitfalls

Peter Mandaville, director of the Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies and professor of international affairs at George Mason University, and Sara Silvestri, senior lecturer in internationa…

September 17, 2015

Vatican City
The Pope’s Soft-Power Push

Pope Francis will use his upcoming high-level visits to the U.S. and UN to press the concerns of the poor and marginalized, says expert Kenneth Himes.

February 26, 2014

Global
Widening Inequality Threatens U.S. Growth and Social Mobility

Inequality has been steadily rising in the United States since the 1970s, but the gap between rich and poor increased dramatically following the financial crisis of 2008. José Ángel Gurría of the Org…

February 26, 2014

Global
Widening Inequality Threatens U.S. Growth and Social Mobility

Inequality has been steadily rising in the United States since the 1970s, but the gap between rich and poor increased dramatically following the financial crisis of 2008. José Ángel Gurría of the Org…

June 1, 1999

Politics and Government
Transatlantic Tensions

Americans and Europeans are divided by more than an ocean when it comes to designing and carrying out policies toward countries that repress human rights, develop weapons of mass destruction, and/or …

February 25, 2009

Global
NATO At 60 Symposium: Remarks by Former NATO Secretary General Lord Robertson

Watch former NATO Secretary General Lord Robertson offer his views on the 60th anniversary of the NATO alliance, as part of the Council on Foreign Relations "NATO at 60" Symposium.

February 26, 2009

Security Alliances
NATO At 60 Symposium: Session II: NATO, Russia, and the Near Abroad

Watch experts debate topics such as how NATO should deal with Russia in the aftermath of the war in Georgia, the membership status of Ukraine and Georgia, President Medvedev's proposal for a summit o…