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February 13, 2013

Middle East and North Africa
Houses Demolished, Outcry Missing

The government demolishes some houses, saying that they were illegally built on public land. There is an international outcry. True or false? Here’s an account from 2010: Hamas police expelled Pale…

November 9, 2012

Iran
What Must They Think in Tehran?

On November 1, Iranian warplanes attacked a US drone over international waters in the Persian Gulf. CNN had the story, which has been confirmed. In a separate CNN story, a Pentagon spokesman said thi…

June 1, 2012

United States
Who Will Investigate the Leaks?

Today’s New York Times carries a story revealing that "From his first months in office, President Obama secretly ordered increasingly sophisticated attacks on the computer systems that run Iran’s mai…

March 8, 2012

Middle East and North Africa
R2P, R.I.P.

It was during Kofi Annan’s tenure as Secretary General of the United Nations (1997-2006) that the “Responsibility to Protect” became a major item on the international scene.  That is no feather in hi…

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CFR’s Local Journalists initiative connects news media professionals with CFR’s information and analysis on international issues with local implications, including U.S. economic competitiveness, immigration, climate change, and countering disinformation.

December 3, 2015

International Organizations
Civil-Military Cooperation in International Health Crises

The following is a guest post by my colleague Yanzhong Huang, senior fellow for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations. The Ebola epidemic demonstrated not only the human devastation wrou…

U.S. soldiers practice the proper way to remove protective gloves at Ft. Carson in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on October 23, 2014, prior to their deployment to Africa as part of the U.S. military response to the Ebola crisis.

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January 13, 2015

Global
Sorensen Distinguished Lecture on the United Nations

Valerie Amos, United Nations undersecretary-general and emergency relief coordinator, discusses the humanitarian crises around the world today.

September 8, 2016

Policy Activity in the Secretary’s Office of Global Women’s Issues

Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is authored by Richard C. Eich…

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September 21, 2016

United States
The Future of U.S. Foreign Policy: A Conversation With Vice President Joe Biden

Vice President Joe Biden discusses his foreign policy doctrine developed over more than forty years in public service. Vice President Biden will review the current state of international relations an…

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