Religion and Foreign Policy Bulletin

November 11, 2008

In this issue:

CFR RELIGION AND FOREIGN POLICY CONFERENCE CALL: TRANSITION 2008

U.S. Foreign Policy in the Next Administration

Thursday, November 13, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. (ET), with:

E.J. DIONNE JR., Senior Fellow for Governance Studies, Brookings Institution; Columnist, Washington Post

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MICHAEL J. GERSON, Roger Hertog Senior Fellow, CFR; Columnist, Washington Post

Dionne and Gerson will discuss priorities for U.S. foreign policy in the Obama administration.


To participate in this conference call, please email outreach@cfr.org or call Jessica Brandt at 212.434.9573. Invitations are transferable, but limited to religious and congregational leaders and scholars; please share with interested colleagues!

CFR PRESIDENT: MEMO TO THE U.S. PRESIDENT-ELECT

The World That Awaits

Author: RICHARD N. HAASS, President, CFR

October 25, 2008
Newsweek

CFR President Haass writes that "the United States cannot dominate, much less dictate, and expect that others will follow."

CRISIS GUIDE: CLIMATE CHANGE

Crisis Guide: Climate Change

The latest in CFR.org's Emmy Award-winning Crisis Guide series provides an in-depth, multimedia look at climate change, its global impact, and efforts to combat it.

COUNCIL SPECIAL REPORT: CONGO

Congo: Securing Peace, Sustaining Progress

This Council Special Report lays out a thoughtful agenda for U.S. policy toward the Democratic Republic of Congo, arguing that what happens there should matter to the United States--for humanitarian reasons as well as economic and strategic ones.

CFR RELIGION AND FOREIGN POLICY CONFERENCE CALL ARCHIVE

U.S.-Latin America Relations

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Speaker: SHANNON K. O'NEIL, Douglas Dillon Fellow for Latin America Studies, CFR

 

Listen to Shannon K. O'Neil, CFR's Douglas Dillon fellow for Latin America studies, discuss U.S.-Latin America relations and the recommendations of the CFR-sponsored Independent Task Force Report on Latin America.

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Religion and Human Rights

Speaker: ELIZA GRISWOLD, Fellow, New America Foundation

 

Listen to Eliza Griswold, fellow at the New America Foundation, discuss the intersection of religion and human rights advocacy, as part of CFR's Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call Series.

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CFR SYMPOSIUM MULTIMEDIA ARCHIVE: INTERNATIONAL LAW

CFR Symposium on International Law and Justice: Evolving Norms and U.S. Responses

Experts discuss international justice and law at this three-part symposium, featuring speakers such as International Criminal Court prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo, General Wesley Clark, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof, and UNHCR goodwill ambassador Angelina Jolie.

Listen to audio, watch video, and read transcripts here.