February 12, 2019Refugees and Displaced Persons
What is a refugee? A quarter billion people worldwide live outside their country of nationality. One-tenth of them are refugees.
November 9, 2015Democratic Republic of Congo
Over the past two decades, the eastern provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo have experienced fighting that has killed more than five million people. As the eastern Congo struggles to ove…
January 17, 2018Human Trafficking
Modern slavery victimizes tens of millions of people. CFR examines the forces driving slavery and the many forms it has taken, including debt bondage in India, forced labor in North Korea, and human trafficking in Europe and the United States.
January 16, 2015Taliban
The Taliban has outlasted the world’s most potent military forces and its two main factions now challenge the governments of Afghanistan and Pakistan. As U.S. troops draw down, the next phase of con…