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16 Dec 2017 description

Blog Post by Jamille Bigio, Rachel Vogelstein, and Anne Connell

A new CFR Interactive Report presents compelling evidence about the value of women’s contributions to peace processes around the world. The Peace Process Series is a collection of in-depth case studies of current and past peace processes that offer insight into how women participate in peace processes—whether in official negotiating roles or through grassroots efforts—and why their inclusion advances security interests.

13 Dec 2017 description

In a year of tumult, were there any positive trends? Experts point to a number of areas where progress was made, from reducing child mortality and poverty to improving women’s rights.

Article by Claire Felter

December 13, 2017

The year 2017 was marked by conflict, instability, and humanitarian crises. But there were bright spots as well. CFR editors cite ten areas where progress has been reported.

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04 Dec 2017 description

by John Campbell

November 25: Boko Haram killed three soldiers and one civilian in Magumeri, Borno.

November 25: Nigerian troops killed fourteen Boko Haram militants in Bama, Borno.

November 28: Nigerian troops killed four Boko Haram militants in Kala/Balge, Borno.

November 29: Four children were killed by a petrol bomb in Aniocha South, Delta.

November 29: Boko Haram killed five in Madagali, Adamawa.

November 29: Robbers killed two policemen and four civilians in Lapai, Niger.

01 Dec 2017 description

Averting famine will require Saudi Arabia to permit the resumption of commercial shipping of food and fuel to the besieged country.

Interview by Zachary Laub
Scott Paul, Interviewee