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  • How America Stacks Up
    How America Stacks Up by Edward Alden and Rebecca Strauss

    Through insightful analysis and engaging graphics, How America Stacks Up explores economic competitiveness and U.S. policy.

  • 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.

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: A Conversation With John O. Brennan

June 28, 2016

CFR LIVE: A Conversation With John O. Brennan

Watch CIA Director John O. Brennan discuss instability and transnational threats to global security, live on Wednesday, June 29, at 2:00 p.m. (EST).


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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

  • June 29, 2014

    Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the self-proclaimed Islamic State, declares a caliphate in Syria and Iraq.


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