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Past Events

Iran's Uprising and the Fight for Women's Rights

PAST EVENT VIDEO
Women, Equity, and Global Development Forum

Experts discuss the movement’s momentum and the deteriorating human rights situation in Iran, and how it is shaping the future of women’s rights.

Protestors in support of Iranian women and against the death of Mahsa Amini in Istanbul, Turkey on October 22, 2022.
Reuters

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.
REUTERS

Commentary & Analysis

The End of Globalization, Tanks to Ukraine, Iran Protests

Video Series
World Review with Ivo Daalder

Steve Erlanger, Kim Ghattas, and James Harding join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

World Economic Forum in Davos
Reuters
Global Politics

Brazil and Jan 6, Israel's Future, China Reopens Borders

Video Series
World Review with Ivo Daalder

Ravi Agrawal and Giles Whittell join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

Supporters of Brazil's former President Jair Bolsonaro demonstrate against President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, in Brazil
Reuters
Global Politics

Research

Americans Support Sanctions on Iran

RESEARCH
Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

In the event of Iran developing nuclear weapons, the US public wants to tighten economic sanctions, and most support a return to the JCPOA.

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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