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Personal Reflections on the 20th Anniversary of 9/11 Article
The sun rises behind the skyline of lower Manhattan and One World Trade Center in New York City as people walk through the Empty Sky 9/11 memorial in Jersey City, New Jersey, on April 24, 2021. (Getty/Gary Hershorn)

Personal Reflections on the 20th Anniversary of 9/11

Staff and fellows at the Center for American Progress share how 9/11 changed their lives.

Center for American Progress staff and fellows

Fact Sheet: Recommendations for Advancing Gender Equality at Home and Abroad by Leveraging Women, Peace, and Security Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet: Recommendations for Advancing Gender Equality at Home and Abroad by Leveraging Women, Peace, and Security

The Gender Policy Council should include the following recommendations in its governmentwide strategy to ensure it can fully leverage and expand the U.S. government’s existing women, peace, and security mandate and architecture.

Carolyn Kenney

Redefining Homeland Security: A New Framework for DHS To Meet Today’s Challenges Report

Redefining Homeland Security: A New Framework for DHS To Meet Today’s Challenges

To meet the challenges of today, the Biden administration and Congress should reform the Department of Homeland Security around a mission that highlights safety and services alongside its traditional protecting roles.

Mara Rudman, Rudy deLeon, Joel Martinez, 5 More Elisa Massimino, Silva Mathema, Katrina Mulligan, Alexandra Schmitt, Philip E. Wolgin

The Case for EU Defense Report

The Case for EU Defense

U.S. opposition to EU defense efforts since the 1990s has been a strategic mistake that has undermined both the EU and NATO. It’s time for a new U.S. approach that encourages ambitious EU defense strategies.

Max Bergmann, James Lamond, Siena Cicarelli

National and Community Leaders Discuss How To End White Supremacist Violence Video

National and Community Leaders Discuss How To End White Supremacist Violence

This video presents highlights from an event following the release of a joint report from the Center for American Progress and the McCain Institute for International Leadership on how to address the growing national security threat posed by white supremacist violence in the United States.

Katrina Mulligan, Brette Steele, Simon Clark, 2 More Asha Padmanabhan, Rachel Hunkler

Fact Sheet: A National Policy Blueprint To End White Supremacist Violence Fact Sheet
A woman raises her fist during a march in Minneapolis protesting white supremacist violence, August 14, 2017. (Getty/Stephen Maturen)

Fact Sheet: A National Policy Blueprint To End White Supremacist Violence

This fact sheet outlines a comprehensive strategy for tackling the urgent and complex threat of white supremacist violence.

the Center for American Progress, the McCain Institute for International Leadership

A National Policy Blueprint To End White Supremacist Violence Report
A member of the Proud Boys guards the front stage during a rally in Portland, Oregon, on September 26, 2020. (Getty/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Stanton Sharpe)

A National Policy Blueprint To End White Supremacist Violence

America needs a comprehensive strategy to tackle the urgent and complex threat of white supremacist violence.

Katrina Mulligan, Brette Steele, Simon Clark, 2 More Asha Padmanabhan, Rachel Hunkler

A Plan To Reform U.S. Security Assistance Report

A Plan To Reform U.S. Security Assistance

The U.S. security assistance system that provides arms, training, and support to foreign partners is not fit for today’s global challenges; the Biden administration should reform it to ensure it supports overall U.S. goals.

Max Bergmann, Alexandra Schmitt

Turning the Tide on Dirty Money Report
Money rolls are displayed on a white background. (Tarik Kizilkaya)

Turning the Tide on Dirty Money

To promote domestic resilience and curb the malign influence of authoritarian powers, the United States and its democratic partners need to unite against corruption and kleptocracy.

Trevor Sutton, Ben Judah

In Our Hands Report
The national flag of the United States flutters with the flag of the European Union during a meeting between former U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and former European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels, Belgium, February 2017. (Getty/Dursun Aydemir/Anadolu Agency)

In Our Hands

To effectively relaunch and renew the trans-Atlantic bond, both the United States and Europe must make a comprehensive commitment to progressive values.

Vassilis Ntousas, James Lamond

Flashpoints in U.S.-Turkey Relations in 2021 Report
Turkish soldiers patrol the northern Syrian Kurdish town of Tel Abyad, on the border between Syria and Turkey, on October 23, 2019. (Getty/AFP/Bakr Alkasem)

Flashpoints in U.S.-Turkey Relations in 2021

Turkey’s pursuit of strategic autonomy should be met with firm transactionalism by the Biden administration, and while this stance is unlikely to change President Erdoğan’s unilateral approach, it could help preserve certain institutional ties.

Max Hoffman

NATO’s Financing Gap Report

NATO’s Financing Gap

NATO needs to think beyond the 2 percent pledge to close its capabilities gap.

Max Bergmann, Siena Cicarelli

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