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Alyssa Ayres
Alyssa Ayres

Adjunct Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia

  • Drug Policy
    The Fentanyl Epidemic, With Vanda Felbab-Brown
    Vanda Felbab-Brown, a senior fellow in the Strobe Talbott Center for Security, Strategy, and Technology in the Foreign Policy program at the Brookings Institution, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss why the United States is struggling to stop the flood of fentanyl entering the country.
  • Syria
    Syria Returns to the Arab League, G7 Summit in Japan, UN Discussions on North Korea, and More
    The Arab League summit marks the return of Syria and its president, Bashar al-Assad; Japan hosts the leaders of the Group of Seven democracies in Hiroshima, Japan, with concerns over China and Russia at the fore; the UN Security Council discusses sanctions on North Korea amid the country’s missile buildup; and migration slows at the southern U.S. border after the lifting of Title 42.
  • Religion
    2023 Religion and Foreign Policy Workshop
    We hope you will join us for the 2023 Religion and Foreign Policy Workshop. The program will include panels on pressing global issues; religion, China, and Taiwan; climate, food, and water security; just society; and reflections on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement. There will also be opportunities to network with colleagues during breaks and discussion groups. Held on an annual basis since 2007, this event brings together clergy, seminary heads, scholars of religion, and representatives of faith-based organizations from across the country for discussions on global concerns with policymakers, CFR fellows, and other experts.Please email [email protected] should you have any questions.