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  • The Pragmatic Superpower
    The Pragmatic Superpower by Ray Takeyh and Steven Simon

    "Lucid and accessible," Ray Takeyh and Steven Simon's book sheds new light on the makings of the contemporary Middle East.

  • War by Other Means
    War by Other Means by Robert D. Blackwill and Jennifer M. Harris

    In a cogent analysis of why the United States is losing ground, Robert D. Blackwill and Jennifer M. Harris explore the statecraft of geoeconomics.

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    G20 Summit, China

Campaign 2016

Foreign policy is central to the 2016 election. View CFR's interactive guide to the candidates' positions on a range of issues.

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Teetering at the Precipice: Brazil and the 2016 Summer Olympics

July 28, 2016

Teetering at the Precipice: Brazil and the 2016 Summer Olympics

Listen to experts discuss Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment trial, Brazil’s deepening economic recession, the Zika virus outbreak, and other issues facing Brazil as the country prepares to host the 2016 Summer Olympics, live on Thursday, July 28, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. (EST).


Council of Councils Report Card

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Introducing: Model Diplomacy

Model Diplomacy

Model Diplomacy is a free simulation of the National Security Council that teaches college and high school students the challenges of shaping and implementing foreign policy. Learn More

On This Day


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  • July 27, 1974

    The House Judiciary Committee recommends that President Richard Nixon be impeached and removed from office.


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