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November 16, 2018

Conflict Prevention
People and Politics: Fostering the Art of Conflict Prevention

Researchers and practitioners should pay greater attention to the human beings at the center of conflict politics.

Paris Peace Forum on November 11, 2018.

December 22, 2014

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Guest Post: Booking a Return Flight

Harry Oppenheimer is a research associate for national security at the Council on Foreign Relations. The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has taken on an international flavor as foreign fighte…

Foreign Fighter

February 24, 2014

Sub-Saharan Africa
Nigeria: War, Denial, and Corruption

This is a guest post by Jim Sanders, a career, now retired, West Africa watcher for various federal agencies. The views expressed below are his personal views and do not reflect those of his former e…

Nigeria War & Denial

November 26, 2012

Sub-Saharan Africa
The Changing Repertoire of Protest

This is a guest post by Jim Sanders, a career, now retired, West Africa watcher for various federal agencies. The views expressed below are his personal views and do not reflect those of his former e…

 A soldier guards a road during an operation to disperse people protesting against the removal of fuel subsidies in Lagos 16/01/2012.

March 19, 2012

Sub-Saharan Africa
Guest Post: Fight Against Corruption in Nigeria Slowly Moving Forward

This is a guest post by Jim Sanders, a career, now retired, West Africa watcher for various federal agencies. The views expressed below are his personal views and do not reflect those of his former e…

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December 2, 2011

You Might Have Missed: Cyber Attacks, Syria, and Donald Rumsfeld

US President Bush escorts Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld from the Oval Office in Washington on August 11, 2006 (Courtesy Reuters/Kevin Lamarque). - Sari Horwitz, Shyamantha Asokan, and Julie Tate, “T…

 US President Bush escorts Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld from the Oval Office in Washington on August 11, 2006 (Courtesy Reuters/Kevin Lamarque).

August 19, 2011

Diplomacy and International Institutions
Friday File: Sanctions on Syria

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad answers journalists after a meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris on December 9, 2010. (Benoit Tessier/courtesy Reuters) Above the Fold. President Obama’s call yeste…

Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad answers journalists after a meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, December 9, 2010. (Benoit Tessier/courtesy Reuters)Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad answers journalists after a meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, December 9, 2010. (Benoit Tessier/courtesy Reuters)

July 9, 2009

GCC Sovereigns: A Little Better off

this post is by Rachel Ziemba Thanks again to Brad for letting me fill in while he’s on vacation. Sorry I’m late catching up with you all but I’ll try to chime in on some of the key releases especia…

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September 30, 2008

Financial Markets
Do not doubt that this is a real crisis: more on Fed’s balance sheet

My colleague at the Council on Foreign Relations, Paul Swartz, has graphed the shift in the composition of the Fed’s balance sheet. The Fed has extended a lot of credit to the financial system -- …

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