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  • By All Means Necessary
    By All Means Necessary by Elizabeth C. Economy and Michael A. Levi

    This clear and authoritative new book presents a sweeping account of China's global resource quest and the unrivaled expansion of its economy.

  • Pathways to Freedom
    Pathways to Freedom by Isobel Coleman, Terra Lawson-Remer, John Campbell, Grzegorz Ekiert, Joshua Kurlantzick, Shannon K. O'Neil, Carlos Pio, George Soroka, Jan Teorell, and Andrew Wilson

    An authoritative look at what countries must do to build durable and prosperous democracies—and what the United States and others can do to help.

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A Conversation with Mohammad Javad Zarif

September 17, 2014

Mohammad Javad Zarif

The Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs discusses Iranian foreign policy.

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Reach behind today's headlines with primers on major international developments.

On This Day

  • September 15, 1963

    Malaysia is formed from the Federation of Malaya, Singapore, North Borneo (Sabah), and Sarawak. Singapore later withdraws.


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