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October 28, 2015

Emerging Markets
Currency Crises in Emerging Markets

Projected capital outflows are placing pressure on the currencies of some of the world most dynamic emerging markets. 

Currency exchange in Istanbul

September 24, 2012

Defense and Security
Ask the Experts: Do Targeted Killings Work?

The United States did not always carry out targeted killings (or assassinations) of perceived national security threats. To the contrary, the norm against targeted killings outside of battlefield set…

Armed drone Afghanistan

January 18, 2012

Nigeria
Nigeria: Beyond the Fuel Subsidy

In the shameless promotion category, I did an article, “The End of Nigeria’s Strike May Not Calm Oil Markets,” that appeared Monday in the electronic version of Foreign Affairs. It looks at the demon…

People protest on a street in Nigeria's northern city of Kano before the suspension of a nationwide strike by labour unions, January 16, 2012.

January 6, 2012

Sub-Saharan Africa
#Occupy Nigeria

Anger at President Goodluck Jonathan’s elimination of the fuel subsidy appears to have united Nigerians in a way not seen for many years. There have been popular protests in virtually all of Nigeria’…

A member of the Nigerian Bar Association holds up a placard to protest a fuel subsidy removal in Lagos January 5, 2012.

December 19, 2011

Guest Post: Anya Schmemann on Russia’s Protests

People attend a sanctioned rally on a bridge near Bolotnaya square to protest violations at the parliamentary elections in Moscow on December 10, 2011. (Sergei Karpukhin/courtesy Reuters) When Vladi…

People attend a sanctioned rally on a bridge near Bolotnaya square to protest against violations at the parliamentary elections in Moscow December 10, 2011. Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of cities across Russia on Saturday to demand an end to Vladimir Putin’s rule and complain about alleged election fraud in the biggest show of defiance since he took power more than a decade ago. The banner reads

February 16, 2005

Iraq
IRAQ: The Most Wanted

This publication is now archived. What is the status of the high-ranking Baathist leaders on the coalition’s most-wanted list?The majority of the 55 individuals pictured on a deck of cards distribute…

February 7, 2005

Pakistan
NONPROLIFERATION: The Pakistan Network

This publication is now archived. How will the capture of A.Q. Khan affect the international nuclear black market?Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan, the so-called father of Pakistan’s nuclear program, confessed …

April 21, 2011

Pakistan
Pakistan Update

Experts discuss the strains on the relationship between the United States and Pakistan, including the Raymond Davis case.

April 21, 2011

Pakistan
Pakistan Update

CAROL A. GIACOMO: Welcome to this evening's program with the Council on Foreign Relations. I just want to remind you that our next meeting with be Tuesday morning, with Treasury Secretary Timothy Ge…