Kurdish parties on both sides of the Iraqi-Syrian border have played a major role in defining cross-border dynamics, which has pushed Turkey to intervene both in northeastern Syria and in northern Iraq.
The conference will consist of six virtual discussions that will provide a look ahead to 2021, focusing on what Carnegie scholars and other experts believe will be the most significant and challenging issues facing the Middle East and North Africa in their interaction with international actors.
Advancing an effective U.S. human rights policy will be a crucial and formidable challenge for the Biden administration.
Join John Ikenberry, Kori Schake, and Thomas Carothers for a conversation on the past, present, and future of the liberal international order, inspired by Ikenberry’s latest work, A World Safe for Democracy: Liberal Internationalism and the Crises of Global Order.
European Commission Vice-President Věra Jourová and Richard Youngs unpack the European Democracy Action Plan and explore how it will improve the future of Europe.
In a new book, The Emperor's New Road, Jonathan E. Hillman warns that China is repeating the mistakes of previous great powers, and he reveals the perils of Beijing’s global push toward being the center of everything.
There are innumerable examples where digital technology has helped stem the tide of illiberalism and has empowered citizen activists to take down corrupt governments and challenge despotic regimes.
Decades of policy failures have strained the U.S. middle class and now with the coronavirus pandemic, America is at an inflection point. Join Rozlyn Engel, Dan Price, and Jake Sullivan as they discuss how to build a foreign policy agenda that meets the needs of the middle class.
Differences in the role of the state, political freedoms and human rights, wealth distribution, and scientific and technological capacity are changing the international order. The COVID-19 pandemic has further magnified these trends.
Syrian presidential elections are scheduled for 2021. President Bashar al-Assad and his close confidants have said that they will go ahead with the elections without a new constitution and irrespective of whether they meet the standards of the political process outlined in Security Council Resolution 2254.