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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.

  • 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.

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  • 12/10

    World Human Rights Day

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

As the United States prepares for a leadership change, explore this guide of President-Elect Trump’s foreign policy positions.

CFR Events

CFR LIVE: Power Profile: Kim Jong-un

December 13, 2016

CFR LIVE: Power Profile: Kim Jong-un

Watch experts discuss the leadership style, psychology, personality, and policy choices of North Korea's Kim Jong-un, live on December 13, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (EST).

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

  • December 8, 1991

    The leaders of Russia, Belarus, and Ukraine sign the Belavezha Accords, dissolving the Soviet Union.

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