Educators

October 1, 2006

In this issue:

FEATURED ACADEMIC MODULE: SAUDI ARABIA

Thicker Than Oil: America's Uneasy Partnership with Saudi Arabia

by Rachel Bronson, Adjunct Senior Fellow for Middle East Studies, CFR

The first full history of the U.S. relationship with Saudi Arabia, revealing why the alliance was formed and what we stand to lose if it collapses.

Academic modules include teaching notes by the author, as well as additional background readings, Foreign Affairs articles, audio and video files, and transcripts of Council meetings to supplement your syllabus.

MULTIMEDIA RESOURCES: HOMELAND SECURITY

Council on Foreign Relations Policy Symposium: Making New York Safer

(Summary of Symposium)

Session One: The Terrorist Threat in New York

Session Two: Assessing New York's Emergency Preparedness

Session Three: What Individuals and Organizations Can Do

NEW CFR BOOK: WAR TECHNOLOGY

War Made New: Technology, Warfare, and the Course of History, 1500 to Today

by Max Boot, Senior Fellow for National Security Studies, CFR

A sweeping, epic history that ranges from the defeat of the Spanish Armada to the War on Terrorism, War Made New is a provocative new vision of the rise of the modern world through the lens of warfare.

NEW CFR CRITICAL POLICY CHOICE: TRADE STRATEGY

U.S. Trade Strategy: Free Versus Fair

by Daniel Drezner, Associate Professor of International Politics, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University

This book, in the form of a memorandum to the president, suggests two distinct approaches that the United States could take on trade policy. This critical policy choice was written for the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies research project.

ACADEMIC CONFERENCE CALL SERIES

U.S. Trade Strategy: Free Versus Fair

Wednesday, October 11, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. (ET)

Speaker: Daniel Drezner, Associate Professor of International Politics, The Fletcher School, Tufts University and Author, U.S. Trade Strategy: Free Versus Fair, a CFR Critical Policy Choices Book


Asia Update

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

Speaker: Evans J.R. Revere, Cyrus Vance Fellow in Diplomatic Studies, CFR


Globalization and India

Thursday, November 9, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. (ET)

Speaker: Manjeet Kripalani, Edward R. Murrow Press Fellow, CFR


War Made New: Technology, Warfare, and the Course of History, 1500 to Today

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

Speaker: Max Boot, Senior Fellow for National Security Studies, CFR