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.
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 S. 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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Eboo Patel leads a conversation on his new book Sacred Ground: Pluralism, Prejudice, and the Promise of America, and his work as a Muslim interfaith adviser to the Obama administration.
See more in Global; Conflict Prevention; Religion
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.
See more in China; Tibet; Religion
Reza Aslan, CFR's adjunct senior fellow, leads a conversation on Iran and its role in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
See more in Iran; Palestine; Religion; Conflict Prevention
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.
See more in Thailand; Religion
Ahmad Corbitt, director of the New York Office of Public and International Affairs for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, leads a conversation on the growth of the religion and what has been referred to in the media as the "Mormon Moment."
See more in Global; Religion
Suhag Shukla, cofounder of the Hindu American Foundation, leads a conversation on the role of faith-based organizations in global conflict and emergency response.
See more in Global; Religion; Peace, Conflict, and Human Rights
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.
See more in Syria; Religion
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.
See more in Tunisia; Religion
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.
See more in Russian Federation; Religion
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.
See more in Syria; Religion
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