Politics, Power, and Preventive Action

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A girl holds a poster of Iranian presidential candidate Ebrahim Raisi during a campaign rally in Tehran, Iran.

Is Iran’s Election a Litmus Test for the Next Supreme Leader?

Helia Ighani is the assistant director of the Center for Preventive Action at the Council on Foreign Relations. Read More

May 15, 2017

Human Trafficking
Sex Trafficking and the Refugee Crisis: Exploiting the Vulnerable

Caroline O’Leary is an intern in the Center for Preventive Action at the Council on Foreign Relations.

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May 3, 2017

Defense and Security
What Can Nuclear Security Officers Learn From Casino Managers? A Conversation with Matthew Bunn

This week, I was joined by Professor Matthew Bunn, professor of practice at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and co-principal investigator of the Belfer Center for International Affairs’ Project on Managing the Atom.

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Apr 28, 2017

United States
Trump’s First 100 Days: A (Third) Conversation with Elizabeth Saunders

Following our conversations in the heat of the 2016 presidential campaign a year ago and post-election last December, Elizabeth Saunders joined me again, th

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