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The Iran Endgame

The Iran Endgame

The issues that were too difficult to resolve in March, such as the verification regime and lifting sanctions, will be just as difficult to resolve now, writes CFR’s Philip Gordon in this Op-Ed.
A Step Forward on Trade

A Step Forward on Trade

With the passage of Trade Promotion Authority, congressional leaders delivered a major victory for President Obama's foreign policy agenda. This Backgrounder explores the potential U.S. trade deals with Asia and Europe.

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Smart U.S. Foreign Assistance

Dana Hyde discusses the Millenium Challenge Corporation's foreign assistance agenda, including its commitment to advancing...

Countering Violent Extremism

Farah Pandith, CFR’s adjunct senior fellow, discusses global efforts to counter violent extremism and offers policy recommendations...

Saudi Arabia: A Look Ahead

Experts discuss Saudi Arabia’s leadership transition and what it means for policymaking, oil prices, and human rights.

The Road Ahead for Afghanistan

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani discusses the political and economic priorities of the government of Afghanistan.

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The Future of Religious Pluralism in the Middle East

June 25, 2015

The Future of Religious Pluralism in the Middle East

Watch experts discuss religious pluralism in the Middle East.

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