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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.

  • State Capitalism
    State Capitalism by Joshua Kurlantzick

    Joshua Kurlantzick offers the sharpest analysis yet of what state capitalism’s emergence means for democratic politics around the world.

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  • 10/2

    International Day of Non-Violence

What College-Aged Students Know About the World

Model Diplomacy

CFR and the National Geographic Society surveyed 18-to-26-year-olds on what they know about the world. See the results and take a quiz!

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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CFR LIVE: The Future of U.S. Trade Policy

September 28, 2016

CFR LIVE: The Future of U.S. Trade Policy

Watch experts discuss the political and economic factors influencing U.S. trade policy, live on Wednesday, September 28, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (EDT).


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

  • September 27, 1940

    Germany, Japan, and Italy sign the Tripartite Pact in Berlin, affirming their alliance.


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