In this issue:
Mohamad Bazzi, CFR Edward R. Murrow press fellow, recently won the 2008 American Academy of Religion Award for Best In-Depth Reporting on Religion.
Writing for The Nation and Newsday, Bazzi's "focus on politics and religion in the Middle East provides insight into some of today's most vexing topics," commented one judge. "The articles are a must-read for anyone trying to understand the political situation in the Middle East."
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This CFR-sponsored Independent Task Force report examines changes in Latin America and in U.S. influence there, while taking account of the region's enduring importance to the United States. The Task Force offers an agenda for U.S. policy toward Latin America and identifies four critical areas that should provide the basis of a new U.S. approach.
This CFR.org backgrounder examines how the Chinese government has been growing more tolerant of religious activity, but some groups continue to face persecution in the atheist state.
A CFR Center for Geoeconomic Studies Working Paper
Author: LAURIE GARRETT, Senior Fellow for Global Health, CFR
Garrett addresses the mistakes in humanitarian food polices and maps out a better way forward.
Speaker: STEVEN A. COOK, Douglas Dillon Fellow
Cook discusses the status of the Israel/Palestine peace process sixty years after the creation of the state of Israel as part of CFR's Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call Series.
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