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Jul 12, 2017

China
A Chinese worker looks on as locals cross a construction site in Viana, Angola. China in Africa

China has become Africa’s largest trade partner and has greatly expanded its economic ties to the continent, but its growing activities there have raised questions about its noninterference policy.  …

Jun 2, 2017

Middle East and North Africa
Steven A. Cook Recounts the Failure of the Middle East Uprisings in New Book, “False Dawn”

June 1, 2017—More than half a decade after people across the Middle East poured into the streets to demand change, hopes for democracy in the region have all but disappeared in a maelstrom of violenc…

Jun 1, 2017

Arab Spring
False Dawn

A sweeping narrative account of the last five years in the Middle East and a timely argument of how and why the Arab uprisings failed.

Jul 2, 2015

Corporate Governance
Trade in Services: WikiLeaks and the Need for Public Debate

WikiLeaks has done it yet again, releasing in an extraordinarily timely fashion many of the latest negotiating texts from the Trade in International Services Agreement (TISA), just in advance of a me…

Jun 22, 2017

United States
Play Carlos Barria.jpg Foreign Investments and National Security: A Conversation with Senator John Cornyn

Senator John Cornyn discusses the challenge facing the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States.

Jul 11, 2012

Sub-Saharan Africa
china-africa-construction-khartoum Question of the Week: China in Africa

The Development Channel is pleased to launch a new feature, Question of the Week. These posts will review important questions and controversies in global development by providing background informati…

May 11, 2017

Europe and Eurasia
Play RTX32HW5_EC.jpg From Tragedy to Prevention: Lessons Learned From Terrorist Attacks

Experts discuss recent terrorist attacks that have unsettled cities in Europe, and lessons to be learned to prevent future attacks around the world.

Dec 14, 2016

Syria
Play RTSUGI2_EC.jpg Confronting the Syrian Refugee Crisis: Putting Faith in Humanitarian Aid

Experts discuss the role faith-based organizations have taken during the refugee crisis and the challenges of aiding and resettling refugees in the United States and abroad.

Apr 14, 2011

Afghanistan
Restrepo: Documenting a Year in Afghanistan

Journalists Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington discuss their sojourn in the Korengal Valley of Afghanistan filming a platoon of U.S. soldiers for their documentary "Restrepo."

Jul 27, 2011

Middle East and North Africa
U.S. Priorities in a Changing Middle East

A potential civil war in Syria, a broken state in Libya, and Egypt’s transition of power loom as chief Mideast challenges for Washington. CFR’s Robert Danin reviews the path for U.S. planners.