Educators

July 1, 2007

In this issue:

NEW CFR MULTIMEDIA CRISIS GUIDE FOR STUDENTS: DARFUR

Crisis Guide: Darfur

This multimedia, interactive tool provides context for understanding the tragedy in Sudan's Darfur region through a variety of formats including animated maps, photography, and video clips. Chapters explore historical background, the African context, international involvement, and the 'Responsibility to Protect' doctrine.

NEW CFR BOOK: BEYOND HUMANITARIANISM

Beyond Humanitarianism: What You Need to Know About Africa and Why It Matters

Editors: Princeton N. Lyman, Adjunct Senior Fellow for Africa Policy Studies, CFR

Patricia Lee Dorff, Director of Publishing, CFR

From Mugabe’s Zimbabwe to conflict in the Horn, Africa has moved off the back burner of U.S. foreign policy. Beyond Humanitarianism is a citizen’s guide to deconstructing the complex issues and conflicts on the African continent and clarifying what’s at stake for the United States in Africa’s future.

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NEW CFR RESOURCES ON ANGOLA

Toward an Angola Strategy
Prioritizing U.S.-Angola Relations

Chairs: Vincent A. Mai, AEA Investors LLC

Frank G. Wisner, External Affairs, AIG Inc.

Director: William L. Nash, General John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director of the Center for Preventive Action, CFR

This report argues that Angola deserves priority attention in the formulation of U.S. foreign, national security, and economic policies, particularly in the design of policy toward Africa.

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MULTIMEDIA SYMPOSIUM ARCHIVE: RELIGIOUS CONFLICT IN NIGERIA

A Symposium on Religious Conflict in Nigeria

Nigeria is the largest country in the world with an evenly split population of Christians and Muslims. According to research by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, this population is perhaps the most intensely religious in the world. In a recent CFR symposium, “Religious Conflict in Nigeria,” experts and religious scholars examined the political compromises that maintain relative stability in Africa’s most populous country.

Symposium Summary Report

Session 1: Religious Conflict in Nigeria

Session 2 : Contemporary Religious Dynamics in Nigeria