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As we begin the academic year, I invite you to explore the latest resources from the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) at www.cfr.org/educators. In this issue of the Educators Bulletin, we have highlighted new materials to add to your teaching toolbox. I hope you will participate in CFR's Academic Conference Call Series. Please see below for the fall schedule.
As we approach the U.S. presidential election in November, I encourage you to share our campaign website, www.cfr.org/campaign 2008, with your students. There, you will find a host of resources, including candidate issue trackers, interviews, and podcasts.
Irina A. Faskianos
Vice President, National Program & Outreach
Against the backdrop of increasing attention to climate change in the presidential campaigns, this report recommends an overhaul of U.S. domestic and foreign policy to confront the challenges of climate change.
-->VIDEO: Watch the co-chairs and director discuss the Task Force Report at CFR on June 24, 2008.
Author: DANIEL MARKEY, Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia, CFR
This Council Special Report outlines the nature of the challenges in Pakistan's tribal areas, formulates strategies for addressing those challenges, and distills the strategies into realistic policy proposals worthy of consideration by the incoming administration.
Author: EDWARD ALDEN, Bernard L. Schwartz Senior Fellow, CFR
In this book, CFR fellow Edward Alden goes behind the scenes to tell the story of the Bush administration’s struggle to balance security and openness in the wake of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
Sara Banaszak of the American Petroleum Institute and Morgan Gray of the House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming debate whether opening restricted federal lands and waters will have any effect on the continuing rise in the price of oil.
CFR's Academic Conference Call Series feature a short presentation by a CFR fellow, expert, or Foreign Affairs author, followed by a question-and-answer session for students. The complete Fall 2008 schedule follows. To RSVP, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
How to Leave a Stable Iraq
Thursday, September 18, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. (ET)
America Between the Wars
Thursday, October 2, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. (ET)
Speakers: DEREK CHOLLET, Senior Fellow, Center for a New American Security; Coauthor, America Between the Wars: From 11/9 to 9/11September/October 2008
U.S. Foreign Policy in the Next Administration: A Follow-Up to the Presidential Debate
Thursday, October 16, 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. (ET)
*Please note the special time for this call
Speaker: GIDEON ROSE, Managing Editor, Foreign Affairs
The New U.S. President: Election Results and Priorities Ahead
Thursday, November 6, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. (ET)
Speaker: PETER BEINART, Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, CFR; Editor At Large, New Republic
The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression
Thursday, November 20, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. (ET)
Speaker: AMITY SHLAES, Senior Fellow for Economic History, CFR; Author, The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression
The Closing of the American Border
Thursday, December 4, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. (ET)
Speaker: EDWARD ALDEN, Bernard L. Schwartz Senior Fellow, CFR; Author, The Closing of the American Border: Terrorism, Immigration, and Security Since 9/11