Religion and Foreign Policy Bulletin

March 5, 2008

In this issue:

UPCOMING CFR RELIGION AND FOREIGN POLICY CONFERENCE CALL: RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS IN AFRICA

Darfur and Beyond: Religious Organizations in Africa


Wednesday, March 12, 4:00 to 4:45 p.m. (ET)

Speaker: GLORIA E. WHITE-HAMMOND, Cofounder, My Sister's Keeper; Copastor, Bethel AME Church, Boston


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.ORG INTERACTIVE TIMELINE: ISRAEL/PALESTINE

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

An interactive timeline exploring the history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

CFR.ORG BACKGROUNDER: CUBA

"U.S.-Cuba Relations"

In a post-Fidel Castro Cuba, experts caution that any changes within Cuba will come slowly, and do not anticipate any major adjustments in U.S. policy toward the country until a new U.S. president takes office in 2009.

CFR EXPERT ARTICLE: EVANGELICALS IN AMERICA

"Born Again"

Author: WALTER RUSSELL MEAD, Henry A. Kissinger Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, CFR

March 2008
The Atlantic

Mead explains that "America's evangelicals are growing more moderate--and more powerful."

CFR CONFERENCE CALL ARCHIVE: IRAN

The Challenge of Iran

Speaker: VALI R. NASR, Adjunct Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, CFR

Nasr discusses the implications of U.S.-Iran relations for the future of the Middle East, as part of CFR's Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call Series.

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