In this issue:
Professor Colette Mazzucelli of New York University's Center for Global Affairs features CFR's Academic Conference Call series in her course syllabus for Ethnic Conflicts and Civil Wars at the Millennium. Graduate students enrolled in this innovative course analyze the influence of culture, history, identity, leadership, and nationalism on ethnic conflicts and civil wars. To supplement their learning, Professor Mazzucelli and her class participate in interactive discussions with CFR experts.
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This latest component of CFR's interactive Global Governance Monitor examines the current architecture of oceans governance and explains how countries can institute more effective multilateral tools to govern the economic, security, and environmental aspects of one of the world’s most important resources.
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In his new book, CFR's Charles A. Kupchan explores how adversaries can transform enmity into amity, and exposes prevalent myths about the causes of peace, using analysis and historical examples that span the globe and range from the thirteenth century to the present.
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This CFR Center for Preventive Action Contingency Planning Memorandum by CFR's Daniel Markey examines the factors that would condition India’s response to another potential terrorist attack by Pakistan-based terrorist organizations in the near future. The report analyzes the consequences of Indian military retaliation and Pakistani counterretaliation for the United States, and Washington's policy options for preventing and containing the crisis.
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 in the winter/spring 2010 schedule follow. To RSVP, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, March 25, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. (ET)
Speaker: KENNETH ROTH, Executive Director, Human Rights Watch
Author, "Empty Promises?" Foreign Affairs, March/April 2010
Wednesday, April 7, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. (ET)
Speakers: JAMES M. LINDSAY, CFR senior vice president, director of studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg chair; RAY TAKEYH, CFR senior fellow for Middle Eastern studies
Coauthors, "After Iran Gets the Bomb," Foreign Affairs, March/April 2010