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Past Events

The Emerging Autocracies of Europe

PAST EVENT VIDEO

Hungary and Poland’s shift toward authoritarianism may have implications for democracy in the region and beyond.

Hungarian opposition rallies against Prime Minister Viktor Orban
Reuters

Inside Russia's Protest Movement

PAST EVENT VIDEO

Russian opposition politician Vladimir Kara-Murza and investigative journalist Andrei Soldatov talk with CNN's Nathan Hodge about Russia's political opposition movement after the detention of Alexei Navalny.

Russian law enforcement officers stand guard in Saint Petersburg
Reuters

Commentary & Analysis

Was a Responsible Exit Possible in Afghanistan?

Podcast
Deep Dish Podcast

The Council's Elizabeth Shackelford and Virginia Tech's Amanda Demmer explain how lessons from US military evacuations in South Sudan and Vietnam resonate with the current chaos in Afghanistan.

US troops afghanistan exit
REUTERS
US Foreign Policy

Why Allies are Key for US Security Today

Podcast
Deep Dish Podcast

CFR's Mira Rapp-Hooper explains why NATO is still essential for America’s global leadership – but must be remade to meet the challenges of the 21st century.

Angela Merkel and Donald Trump face eachother at the NATO Summit.
Reuters
Defense and Security

Research

Critical Rulings on International Criminal Justice

RESEARCH
Working Paper by David Scheffer

This paper describes the central issues in three upcoming atrocity crime decisions and the implications for the evolution of international criminal justice.

International Criminal Court, The Hague. CC BY-NC 2.0
United Nations
International Law and Human Rights