Educators

November 11, 2009

In this issue:

PREPARING FOR POTENTIAL GLOBAL CONFLICTS


Enhancing U.S. Preventive Action


In this Council Special Report, CFR Fellows Paul B. Stares and Micah Zenko provide a road map for how the U.S. government should revamp its existing prevention architecture to make it more effective in dealing with potential crises abroad.

 


-->Professors:
Gather your students and join us for an interactive conference call on preventive action with Paul B. Stares on November 19. Scroll down for details. 

TERRORISM IN PAKISTAN


Pakistan's Next Generation of Terrorists


This CFR.org Backgrounder examines Pakistan's emergence as a terrorist sanctuary for some of the world's most violent groups, including al-Qaeda, the Taliban, and homegrown militants, that threaten the stability of both Pakistan and the greater region.


More resources on Pakistan:


Conference Call Audio: CFR Fellows Max Boot and Daniel Markey Return from AfPak Region


CFR Meeting Transcript: Pakistan's Minister of Foreign Affairs Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi


CFR.org Backgrounder: Pakistan's Education System

 

U.S. POLICY TOWARD ASIA


The United States in the New Asia

 


CFR's Evan A. Feigenbaum and the Atlantic Council's Robert A. Manning review the relationship between pan-Asian and trans-Pacific institutions and suggest policy guidelines for a new U.S. approach to the Asian landscape in this Council Special Report.

 


More resources on Asia:

 


Conference Call Audio: CFR Fellows Evan A. Feigenbaum and Joshua Kurlantzick on Obama's Trip to Asia

 


Foreign Affairs
Article: "Tokyo's Trials"


Expert Brief: CFR Fellow Stewart M. Patrick on China's Role in the "New Era of Engagement"

 

 

CFR SYMPOSIUM: COPENHAGEN SUMMIT


Countdown to Copenhagen: What's Next for Climate Change?

 


Access the video, audio, and transcripts of a recent CFR symposium that features leading experts discussing the upcoming Copenhagen Climate Conference.

 


More resources on Climate Change:

 


New! Energy and Environment Topic Page on CFR.org

 


Interview: CFR Fellow Michael A. Levi on Copenhagen's Conundrum

 


CFR.org Interactive: Climate Change

 

CFR ACADEMIC CONFERENCE CALL SERIES


CFR's Academic Conference Call series feature a short presentation by a CFR fellow or Foreign Affairs author followed by a question-and-answer session for students. The remaining calls on the Fall 2009 schedule follow below. To RSVP, please email educators@cfr.org.

NOVEMBER 19: ENHANCING PREVENTIVE ACTION


Thursday, November 19, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. (ET)

 


Speaker: PAUL B. STARES, General John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director of the Center for Preventive Action, CFR

DECEMBER 3: CLIMATE CHANGE AND COPENHAGEN


Thursday, December 3, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. (ET)

 


Speaker: MICHAEL A. LEVI, David M. Rubenstein Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment and Director of the Program on Energy Security and Climate Change, CFR