Educators

February 3, 2009

In this issue:

CFR REPORT: NORTH KOREA

Preparing for Sudden Change in North Korea

This Council Special Report, written by Paul B. Stares and Joel S. Wit, argues that the United States must consider possible outcomes should the current North Korean government collapse and examines the challenges that these scenarios would pose.

CFR BOOK: MONETARY NATIONALISM

Money, Markets, and Sovereignty

In this new CFR book, Benn Steil and Manuel Hinds present an intellectual history of monetary nationalism from the ancient world to the present and explore why, in its modern incarnation, it represents the single greatest threat to globalization.

CFR REPORT: FOREIGN ASSISTANCE

The Future of Foreign Assistance Amid Global Economic and Financial Crisis

In this CFR report, Laurie A. Garrett makes recommendations for the future of foreign aid under a new presidential administration and Congress in light of current budgetary and economic challenges.

CFR.ORG BACKGROUNDER: IRAQI ELECTIONS

Backgrounder: Iraq's Political Landscape

This CFR.org Backgrounder describes Iraq's provincial elections, including the various political parties and new power brokers in the provinces.

 

CFR ACADEMIC CONFERENCE CALL SERIES

CFR's Academic Conference Call series features a short presentation by a CFR fellow or Foreign Affairs author, followed by a question-and-answer session for students. To RSVP, please email educators@cfr.org.

FEBRUARY 26: UKRAINIAN-RUSSIAN RELATIONS

Thursday, February 26, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. (ET)

Speaker: STEVEN PIFER, Senior Adviser, Russia and Eurasia Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies

MARCH 5: FOREIGN AFFAIRS AUTHOR

Thursday, March 5, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. (ET)

Speaker: Foreign Affairs author, to be announced.

APRIL 2: LATIN AMERICA POLICY IN THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION

Thursday, April 2, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. (ET)

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

APRIL 16: MANAGING NUCLEAR PROLIFERATION

Thursday, April 16, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. (ET)

Speaker: BRUCE O. RIEDEL, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Saban Center for Middle East Policy, Brookings Institution; Coauthor, "Managing Nuclear Proliferation in the Middle East," Restoring the Balance: A Middle East Strategy for the Next President