Conference Call Audio
Led by a CFR scholar and/or religious community leader, the monthly CFR Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call series gives religious and congregational leaders, scholars, and thinkers the opportunity to participate in nonpartisan, cross-denominational conversations on global issues.
Alexey Malashenko, co-chair of the Carnegie Moscow Center's religion, society, and security program, leads a conversation on the history of religious tension and the current relationship between Moscow and the Caucasus, as part of CFR's Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call series.
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Robert M. Danin, CFR's Eni Enrico Mattei senior fellow for Middle East and Africa studies, leads a conversation on the significance of Israel's new coalition government and President Obama's recent trip to the region, as part of CFR's Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call series.
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Daniel Markey leads a conversation on sectarian violence in Pakistan, as part of CFR's Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call series.
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Ellen Bork, director of Democracy and Human Rights at the Foreign Policy Initiative, leads a conversation on the relationship between China and Tibet and the ongoing religious persecution in Tibet.
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Reza Aslan, CFR's adjunct senior fellow, leads a conversation on Iran and its role in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
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Joshua Kurlantzick, CFR's fellow for Southeast Asia, leads a conversation on the conflict between Thailand's growing Muslim insurgency and majority Buddhist security forces.
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Elliott Abrams and Ed Husain, CFR senior fellows for Middle Eastern studies, lead a conversation on the current situation in Syria and discuss challenges that lie ahead, both for the country and the international community.
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Victoria Taylor leads a conversation on Tunisia's attempts to reconcile a role for religion in what had been, until last year's pivotal revolution, a staunchly secular society.
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Leonid Kishkovsky, director of external affairs and interchurch relations for the Orthodox Church in America, leads a conversation on the relationship between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Kremlin, and the standing of religious minorities in Russia.
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Mona Yacoubian leads a conversation on the situation in Syria, including analysis of the religious divide, the role the United States and other international actors should play, and recommendations for U.S. policy.
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Ned Parker, CFR's Edward R. Murrow press fellow, discusses the current situation in Iraq and the recent escalation of sectarian violence.
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With the one-year anniversary of the uprisings in the Middle East approaching, CFR's Steven A. Cook discusses Egypt and the greater Arab world.
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Elliott Abrams and Dwight Bashir lead a conversation on the Iranian regime's persecution of members of the Baha'i faith.
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John Campbell, CFR's Ralph Bunche senior fellow for Africa policy studies, discusses the recent escalation of violence by Nigeria's radical Islamic movement, Boko Haram, and analyzes strategies to undermine the threat.
See more in Nigeria, Civil Society, Conflict Assessment, Terrorism
CFR's Gayle Tzemach Lemmon leads a conversation on the role of women in Afghanistan's civil society.
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Religious leaders from Sudan discuss the upcoming referendum, as well as ways that the international community can strengthen human rights in Southern Sudan.
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Listen to CFR's Steven A. Cook discuss the Israel-Palestinian conflict in light of the release of the Goldstone Report, which was recently completed by the UN Fact Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict, as part of CFR's Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call series.
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