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Amplifying Women's Rights in Afghanistan

PAST EVENT VIDEO
Women, Equity, and Global Development Forum

As the Taliban crackdown on women’s rights continues, an expert panel discusses how the global community can support Afghan women and girls.

Afghan women demonstrate in the center of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday August 13, 2022.
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The Art of Middle East Diplomacy

PAST EVENT VIDEO

Martin Indyk and Council President Ivo Daalder discuss US diplomacy in the Middle East and the lessons of Henry Kissinger’s attempts to achieve peace in the region.

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Commentary & Analysis

How Protests for Women, Life, and Freedom Are Reshaping Iranian Politics

Podcast
Deep Dish on Global Affairs Podcast

Why are the #MahsaAmini protests in Iran different this time?

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International Law and Human Rights

Iran Security Forces Clash with Protesters

In the News
Reuters
Saeid Golkar

Saeid Golkar speaks with Reuters about the protests in Iran and calls upon the entire world to support Iranians "as you are supporting Ukraine."

Saeid Golkar speaks with Reuters.
Global Politics

Research

Americans Support a US Return to Iran Nuclear Deal

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

But the public is divided on whether Washington can stave off a nuclear Tehran forever, Council polling shows.

The atomic symbol and the Iranian flag
Reuters
Public Opinion

Americans Support Afghans—but Not the Taliban Government

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Craig Kafura

The 2022 Chicago Council Survey finds broad support for taking in Afghan refugees but not for releasing frozen funds to the Taliban.

A demonstrator holds up a sign that says Let Afghans In during a rally in New York City
Reuters
Public Opinion

Experts

Saeid Golkar 

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Iran Policy
Council expert Saeid Golkar

Sibel Oktay 

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Public Opinion and Foreign Policy
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