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December 10, 2007

Conflict Prevention
Symposium on the Future of Conflict Prevention: Session 1: Keynote Address by Terje Roed-Larsen

Watch Terje Roed-Larsen, president of the International Peace Academy, discuss the challenges facing conflict prevention efforts in the Middle East.

June 12, 2008

Maternal and Child Health
Rethinking Maternal Health

This event was made possible by the generosity of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

March 28, 2014

Defense and Security
The World Next Week: NATO Foreign Ministers Meet in Brussels, EU Discusses Chronic Diseases, and Syria Ships Out More Chemical Weapons

The World Next Week podcast is up. Stewart Patrick filled in for Bob McMahon this week. Stewart and I discussed NATO’s upcoming foreign ministers meeting in Brussels, the first European Union Chronic…

U.S. secretary of state John Kerry attends a NATO foreign ministers meeting in December. (Francois Lenoir/Courtesy Reuters)

December 4, 2014

United States
This Week: Mubarak’s Acquittal Challenged and Israel’s Government Dissolves

Significant Developments Egypt. Egypt’s top prosecutor announced Tuesday that he plans to appeal an Egyptian court’s dismissal of all remaining charges against former Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak. …

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak waves to his supporters as he returns to Maadi military hospital in Cairo November 29, 2014 (Waguih/Courtesy Reuters).

February 24, 2016

Latvia
Examining Latvia's Challenges and Opportunities

Edgars Rinkēvičs discusses problems of European security in 2016 and beyond, his country’s evolving relationship with Russia, and the upcoming NATO summit in Warsaw.

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July 6, 2016

NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)
Brexit, Pursued by a Bear: NATO’s Enduring Relevance

The British public’s momentous decision two weeks ago to quit the European Union (EU) continues to reverberate globally. But its geopolitical implications should not be exaggerated. Brexit poses an i…

Polish, U.S., and British flags are seen during the NATO allies' Anakonda 16 exercise near Torun, Poland, on June 7, 2016.

June 17, 2016

United States
Cyber Week in Review: June 17, 2016

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed: 1. Russian government hacked the DNC. The Democratic National Committee (DNC) confirmed last Tue…

Guo Shengkun (center), China's Minister of Public Security, speaks during the Second U.S.-China High-Level Joint Dialogue on Cybercrime and Related Issues at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, June 14, 2016. (Jason Lee/Reuters)

April 6, 2017

Global
The World Next Week: April 6, 2017

The chemical weapons crisis continues to unfold in Syria, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visits Moscow, and NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg meets President Donald J. Trump.

September 28, 2015

Russia
The Russian Military

Military power has reemerged as an important component of Russian foreign policy, which some believe aims to reestablish Russian hegemony in the region.

Russian military jets