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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.

  • 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.

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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