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Nov 7, 2011

United States
HBO History Makers with Thad W. Allen

Retired Admiral Thad W. Allen discusses major events, such as Hurricane Katrina, that shaped his experience as admiral of the United States Coast Guard. This meeting is part of the HBO History Maker…

Mar 22, 2017

United States
The Arctic Is Integral to U.S. National Security

The Arctic should be a major consideration in discussions of U.S. national security, says Thad Allen, co-chair of CFR’s Independent Task Force on the Arctic. 

Mar 2017

Arctic
Arctic Imperatives

Overview "The United States, through Alaska, is a significant Arctic nation with strategic, economic, and scientific interests," asserts a new Council on Foreign Relations-sponsored (CFR) Independ…

Nov 7, 2011

United States
HBO History Makers Series with Admiral Thad Allen

CAPTAIN MELISSA BERT: Good evening. I'd like to welcome everyone to tonight's History Makers series with Admiral Thad Allen, former commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard. On behalf of the council, I wo…

Apr 2017

Sub-Saharan Africa
How the Trump Administration Can Help Combat Kleptocracy in Africa

A policy of combating kleptocracy across sub-Saharan Africa would strengthen the national security of the United States, and the Donald J. Trump administration should start with Nigeria and South Africa.

Feb 21, 2017

Economics
To match feature WOMEN-JAPAN Japanese Companies Step Up to Support Working Mothers

In a marked shift from Japan’s past, some companies are now supporting mothers by offering them increased responsibility and financial incentives to decrease maternity leave and return to work sooner…

Jan 19, 2017

Economics
Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Board, attends the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos From Aspiration to Action: Achieving Gender Equality in the Economy

This week, world leaders are convening at the 2017 World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting in Davos to tackle today’s most pressing economic challenges. Driven by the theme, “responsive and respons…

May 19, 2017

Maternal and Child Health
Maternity Hospital, Abidjan, Ivory Coast Women Around the World: This Week

Welcome to "Women Around the World: This Week," a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post, covering May 14 to May 19, was compiled with suppo…

May 16, 2017

Gender
#BringBackOurGirls campaign in Nigeria Women Around the World: This Week

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post, covering from May 6 to May 12, was compiled with s…

Dec 1, 2016

Economics
Women arrange produce for sale at a roadside market in Ojodu district in Lagos New Tools Increase Women’s Financial Inclusion in Nigeria

Nigeria has been identified as one of eleven emerging economies with high growth potential for the coming decades. And yet, Nigeria is far from achieving the World Bank’s goal of universal financial …