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April 20, 2018

Political Disruptions: Combating Disinformation and Fake News

Kelly M. Greenhill, Joan Donovan, and Benjamin T. Decker assess the challenges of disinformation and media literacy, and its role in U.S. democracy, with Richard Stengel, as part of the 2018 CFR College and University Educators Workshop.

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October 19, 2017

What to Watch For in Post-ISIS Iraq and Syria

As the campaigns to wrest the Islamic State from the territory it held in Iraq and Syria near completion, new conflicts may arise if old political arrangements prevail.

Syrian Democratic Forces fighters celebrate victory in Raqqa.

December 7, 2016

Securing Peace by Addressing Conflict-related Sexual Violence

This session examines the devastating use of sexual violence against civilians by armed factions and extremist groups.

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January 1, 2015

Sub-Saharan Africa
Looking Forward: Africa 2015

With over a billion people and the second largest continental landmass in the world, Africa is complicated and defies generalization. Yet, we do it all the time. Here are five trends to keep an eye o…

Africa 2015

September 15, 2015

A Conversation With Francis Fukuyama

Francis Fukuyama delivers the John B. Hurford Memorial Lecture.

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November 14, 2005

Wars and Conflict
Violence in the Horn of Africa: Ethiopia vs. Eritrea

This publication is now archived. What is behind the latest round of violence in Ethiopia?The surprising success by opposition candidates in May’s parliamentary elections, experts say. The opposition…

September 16, 2011

Wikileaks Cable Forces Ethiopian Journalist to Flee

Ethiopia's Prime Minister Meles Zenawi addresses a news conference at his office in the capital Addis Ababa, May 26, 2010. (Thomas Mukoya/ Courtesy Reuters) The Committee to Protect Journalists…

Wikileaks Cable Forces Ethiopian Journalist to Flee

December 27, 2012

Politics and Government
Ten World Leaders Who Died in 2012

Yesterday I wrote about ten American foreign policy luminaries who died in 2012. Below are ten significant foreign leaders and diplomats who died in 2012. Raymond Aubrac (b. 1914) was a leader of …

Journalists watch workers install some of the 288 Waterford crystals on the Times Square New Year's Eve Ball in New York (Mike Segar/Courtesy Reuters).

November 20, 2012

Sub-Saharan Africa
Goma Falls to Rebels in the Eastern Congo

Since I blogged yesterday about the fighting around the city of Goma between the army of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) supported by UN forces and the M23 rebels, the situation has deteri…

 Congolese Revolution Army rebels drive in trucks as they patrol a street in Goma in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, soon after the rebels captured the city from the government army 20/11/2012.

July 6, 2011

Human Rights
Egypt: Home Is Where The Streets Are

A protester shouts slogans at Tahrir Square in Cairo (Amr Dalsh/Courtesy Reuters) Egyptians and Egypt-watchers are waiting with anticipation to see what will happen this coming Friday, when demonstr…

Egypt: Home Is Where The Streets Are