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September 4, 2014

Human Rights
What is the Mission of the State Department?

What is the mission of the State Department, or more precisely what are its core missions? Diplomacy? Avoiding war? Solidifying alliances? Explaining American policy? Here’s a new one: America’s f…

April 8, 2014

Global
Popular Media and Social Change

Isobel Coleman hosts William Ryerson, founder and president of the Population Media Center, and Roshaneh Zafar, founder and managing director of the Kashf Foundation, for a discussion about harnessin…

January 20, 2012

Iran
Weekend Reading: Economic Challenges, Constitutional Lessons, and an Iranian Scenario

Adeel Malik and Bassem Awadallah comment on the economic challenges in a ‘post-Arab Spring’ Middle East. Abdel Moneim Said argues that the American ruling on sharia in Oklahoma may hold a lesson for…

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September 20, 2011

Iraq
Hoshyar Zebari

MARY BOIES: Good evening, everyone, and welcome to the Council on Foreign Relations. We are very pleased and privileged to have with us this evening the minister of foreign affairs for the Republ…

September 20, 2011

Iraq
A Conversation with Hoshyar Zebari

Hoshyar Zebari, minister of foreign affairs of the Republic of Iraq, analyzes Iraq's growth under democracy, and reaffirms that U.S. and international efforts were worth the cost.

March 26, 1999

Afghanistan
Testimony on the Situation in Afghanistan Before the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

Recent Events and Political Actors in AfghanistanFor policy recommendations, see text of oral testimony1. INTRODUCTION: SUMMARY OVERVIEW1On August 8, 1998, the Taliban (Islamic student) movement of A…