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  • 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.

  • 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.

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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.

CFR Events

CFR LIVE: 'The Curse of Cash'

September 29, 2016

CFR LIVE: 'The Curse of Cash'

Watch Kenneth S. Rogoff discuss his new book, live on Thursday, September 29, from 6:00 to 6:45 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 28, 1961

    A military coup in Damascus effectively ends the United Arab Republic, the union between Egypt and Syria.


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