On June 13, CFR Senior Fellow Jamille Bigio testified in front of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee at a hearing on “Women in Conflict: Advancing Women's Role in Peace and Security.” During the hearing, Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) cited CFR’s research on women’s representation in peace negotiations.
Earlier this month, the Donald J. Trump administration launched the new U.S. Strategy on Women, Peace, and Security. Is the new strategy a sign that the United States will finally make its own security work more effective by including women? CFR Senior Fellow Jamille Bigio argues that the real test will occur in conflicts around the world, from Afghanistan to Colombia to Yemen.
Senator Chris Van Hollen discusses the successes and failures of bipartisan efforts in Congress to check President Trump on crucial foreign policy issues, including Russia, North Korea, China, and Turkey.