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  • The Pragmatic Superpower
    The Pragmatic Superpower by Ray Takeyh and Steven Simon

    "Lucid and accessible," Ray Takeyh and Steven Simon's book sheds new light on the makings of the contemporary Middle East.

  • State Capitalism
    State Capitalism by Joshua Kurlantzick

    Joshua Kurlantzick offers the sharpest analysis yet of what state capitalism’s emergence means for democratic politics around the world.

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    G20 Summit, China

Campaign 2016

Foreign policy is central to the 2016 election. View CFR's interactive guide to the candidates' positions on a range of issues.

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Responding to the Migrant Crisis in the Middle East

June 21, 2016

Responding to the Migrant Crisis in the Middle East

Speakers examine the challenges of integrating refugees, the need for a sustainable strategy for addressing the growing migrant crisis, and the United States' role.

Council of Councils Report Card

View the results in the Council of Councils Report Card.

Introducing: Model Diplomacy

Model Diplomacy

Model Diplomacy is a free simulation of the National Security Council that teaches college and high school students the challenges of shaping and implementing foreign policy. Learn More

On This Day

  • July 29, 1987

    British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and French President François Mitterrand sign a treaty to build a tunnel under the English Channel.

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