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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.

  • 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.

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.

CFR Events

A Conversation With Javad Zarif

September 23, 2016

A Conversation With Javad Zarif

Watch Javad Zarif discuss regional politics, nuclear security, and U.S.-Iran relations.


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 23, 1932

    Ibn Saud merges the kingdoms of Nejd and Hejaz into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.


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