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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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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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June 14, 2016

Russia
Russia’s 2016 Parliamentary Elections: A Putin Scorecard

Is President Vladimir Putin on a roll or on the ropes? A case can be made for both, and upcoming parliamentary elections might yield some surprises, writes CFR’s Stephen Sestanovich.

April 1, 2016

United States
Public Opinion and the 2016 Election

Experts discuss their insights and polling research on U.S. public opinions and attitudes towards the presidential candidates and the U.S. political system.

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March 24, 2016

Cuba
Make Believe About Education in Cuba

"Cuba has an extraordinary resource – a system of education which values every boy and every girl." This is a remarkable statement to make about a communist dictatorship. It is disturbing and disapp…

December 30, 2015

Saudi Arabia
Ten World Figures Who Died in 2015

I wrote yesterday about ten Americans who died in 2015 who helped shape U.S. foreign policy during their lifetimes. But Americans are not the only ones who influence world affairs. Below are ten worl…

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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.

November 6, 2015

Asia
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,  from October 29 to November 5, was compiled by Va…

Two women and their babies pose for photographs in front of the giant portrait of late Chinese chairman Mao Zedong on the Tiananmen Gate in Beijing