Educators

December 7, 2007

In this issue:

NEW FROM CFR

Dear Educator:

CFR produces new and innovative resources to help inform the foreign policy debate.  From multimedia podcasts to special reports, CFR offers materials in a variety of formats designed to meet the full range of educators' needs.  I invite you to explore several of these resources below and to discover more on our website, www.cfr.org.

Best regards,

Irina A. Faskianos
Vice President, National Program & Outreach

COUNCIL SPECIAL REPORT: CLIMATE CHANGE

Climate Change and National Security

Author: Joshua W. Busby, Assistant Professor, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin

Connections between climate change and national security are receiving unprecedented attention from policymakers and analysts. Joshua W. Busby moves the discussion from broad assessments of the links between climate and security to a plan for action.

BACKGROUNDER: AFGHAN-PAKISTANI BORDER

The Troubled Afghan-Pakistani Border

The contentious border between Pakistan and Afghanistan remains a site of major conflict and houses some of the world's most dangerous militants. This backgrounder succinctly explains the historical context, current issues, and the road ahead.

CFR PODCASTS AND RSS FEEDS

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CFR AT ISA'S ANNUAL CONVENTION

Attention ISA members! Connect with CFR at the 49th Annual International Studies Association Convention, March 26-29, in San Francisco.

  • Visit the CFR/Foreign Affairs booth across from the computer station in the exhibition hall.
  • Join CFR and other leading experts for an academic workshop on Friday, March 28, 12:00 to 2:30 p.m. The lunch session will feature a discussion on the 2008 presidential campaign and U.S. foreign policy, as well as an introduction to CFR resources for educators and students. RSVP required. For details or to register, email educators@cfr.org.