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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.

  • 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.

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.

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CFR LIVE: HBO What to Do About Venezuela

October 27, 2016

CFR LIVE: HBO What to Do About Venezuela

Watch experts discuss U.S. policy options toward Venezuela.

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

  • October 27, 1988

    President Ronald Reagan decides the new U.S. Embassy building in Moscow should be torn down due to infiltration by Soviet listening devices.

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