March 11, 2019United States
By Jennifer Schuessler New York Times [https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/11/books/scholar-of-the-marshall-plan-wins-american-history-book-prize.html] March 11, 2019 Benn Steil, the author of “…
July 23, 2019Democratic Republic of Congo
Disease outbreaks in states with weak governance and high rates of poverty often spread to other countries. With respect to eastern Congo’s Ebola outbreak, they highlight the fact that the disease has spread out of eastern Congo to the border with Rwanda and into Uganda. The World Health Organization has designated the outbreak as a “public health emergency of international concern.”
April 9, 2012Turkey
Last Wednesday was a big day in Turkey. General Kenan Evren, the leader of the September 12, 1980 coup d’etat, was charged in an Ankara courtroom with “acts against the forces of the state” during th…
June 26, 2019Cybersecurity
Four scenarios for the future of digital geopolitical conflicts
July 1, 2019Women and Women's Rights
The FIFA Women’s World Cup enters the semi-finals, capping off a tournament that has broken numerous records for women’s soccer. What will it mean for the future of the sport?
June 27, 2019Women and Women's Rights
On June 13, CFR Senior Fellow Jamille Bigio testified in front of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee at a hearing on “Women in Conflict: Advancing Women's Role in Peace and Security.” During the …
July 1, 2019Refugees and Displaced Persons
Countries have done too little to fix a broken humanitarian system.
August 16, 2019Afghanistan
Should the Haqqani network manage a collapse of the Afghan government, Pakistan threatens to make winning the next war more difficult than previous ones.