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January 17, 2013

Human Rights
Freedom in the World 2013

Arch Puddington presents Freedom House’s "Freedom in the World 2013" report, followed by a discussion between Tamara Wittes and Larry Diamond. They discuss the text of the report, as well as the diff…

April 10, 2012

International Organizations
Continuing Impasse in Syria

The UN deadline has passed for what is likely a failed cease-fire in Syria. Expert Tamara Cofman Wittes says the Assad regime is only engaging diplomatically to buy time, and more international pre…

April 17, 2008

Saudi Arabia
Economic and Political Development Trip Report

Overview In February, Tamara Cofman Wittes and Isobel Coleman met with business leaders, academics, journalists, and civic activists in Riyadh and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Among Wittes and Coleman's …

August 1, 2007

Middle East and North Africa
Wittes: U.S. Assuring Arab States It Will Remain a Force in Mideast Post-Iraq

Tamara Cofman Wittes, an expert on Middle East politics, says the current unprecedented trip by Secretary of State Rice and Secretary of Defense Gates to the Middle East is meant to assure moderate A…

August 12, 2016

India
Cyber Week in Review: August 12, 2016

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed: 1. New advanced malware platform found in the wild. Computer security researchers announced the …

"The Eye was rimmed with fire, but was itself glazed, yellow as a cat’s, watchful and intent, and the black slit of its pupil opened on a pit, a window into nothing." (Image source: The Fellowship of the Ring)

November 17, 2008

Middle East and North Africa
Restoring the Balance

Read an excerpt of Restoring the Balance. The next U.S. president will need to pursue a new strategic framework for advancing American interests in the Middle East. The mounting challenges include…

February 10, 2014

Egypt
Egypt and The Exigencies of Self Preservation

Last week, a knowledgeable and respected DC-based Egypt expert commented that Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al Sisi is “just a cog in the machine.”  It is not at all clear what exactly this means.  If t…

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April 6, 2011

Global
Women and Technology: The Opportunities of Mobile Banking

This meeting is part of the ExxonMobil Women and Development Roundtable Series, organized by CFR's Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Initiative. ISOBEL COLEMAN:  Good afternoon, everyone.  Than…

December 2, 2008

Middle East and North Africa
From CFR and Saban Center at Brookings - A Mideast Policy for the Obama Administration

RESTORING THE BALANCE: A MIDDLE EAST STRATEGY FOR THE NEXT PRESIDENT A JOINT PROJECT OF THE SABAN CENTER AT BROOKINGS AND THE COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS The Saban Center at Brookings and the …

February 14, 2008

Middle East and North Africa
Council on Foreign Relations Partners with the Saban Center at Brookings on Middle East Strategy for the Next President

Contact: CFR Communications, 212-434-9888, communications@cfr.orgBrookings Office of Communications, 202-797-6105, communications@brookings.edu The next U.S. president will face multiple challenges …