Foreign Affairs

CIC Senior Fellow Jason Stearns writes about how rebel conflicts in Africa have changed over the past decades, going from efforts to topple governments or secede to a means of bargaining over resources.

Apr 22, 2022
Jason Stearns

In this piece for Foreign Affairs, CIC senior fellow Rina Amiri analyzes the opportunities and challenges that the international community will face when dealing with the Taliban.

Nov 09, 2021
Rina Amiri

For Foreign Affairs, CIC senior fellow Barnett Rubin writes that the only way out of Afghanistan requires cooperation with regional powers.

Read the full column in Foreign Affairs here

Dec 09, 2020
Barnett Rubin

In the March/April issue, Foreign Affairs reviewed Leah Zamore's and Alex Aleinikoff's new book, "The Arc of Protection: Toward a New International Refugee Regime."

"This short book takes a sobering look at today’s global refugee crisis and presents an ambitious agenda for action," writes G. John Ikenberry. "The keystone of their approach is the establishment of a global system of “responsibility sharing” that would be hammered out in a worldwide gathering of donor and host states, international organizations, and civil society groups." 

Feb 20, 2020
Humanitarian Crises

Associate Director Barnett R. Rubin argues in his latest article for Foreign Affairs that talking to the Taliban is the right move to end the war in Afghanistan.

Mar 01, 2019
Barnett Rubin

Writing for Foreign Affairs, Senior Fellow and Associate Director Barnett Rubin reflects on the variety of geopolitical factors that could help or impair peace prospects in Afghanistan.

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Jul 30, 2018
Barnett Rubin