Winston Churchill delivered this speech at the University of Zurich on September 19, 1946. He called on European countries, including Germany, to form a regional organization for security and cooperation on the continent.
The following discussion questions, essay questions, in-class activities, homework assignments, and supplementary resources are designed to help educators use the "China's Maritime Disputes" InfoGuide in the classroom.
This module examines economic regionalism in East Asia and its implications for U.S. policy in the region, but it also addresses several important themes relevant to university level economic, political economy, international relations or regional studies courses.
In her testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Sheila A. Smith discusses the strategic importance of the United States' relationship with Japan and South Korea and how President Barack Obama can promote the importance of both bilateral and trilateral relations.
In her testimony before the Senate Subcommmittee on Western Hemisphere and Global Narcotics Affairs, Shannon K. O'Neil discusses the United States' bilateral security relationship with Mexico and argues that a strong and safe Mexico will have positive benefits for the United States, while a dangerous Mexico will have repercussions far beyond the southern U.S. border.
Captain Stacy A. Pedrozo testifies before the House of Representatives U.S.-China Economic & Security Review Commission on China's active defense strategy and its regional impact.
Former U.S. ambassador to the Russian Federation Michael A. McFaul discusses the escalating events in Ukraine and the Russian presence in Crimea.
CFR senior fellows Charles A. Kupchan, Janine Davidson, and Robert Kahn discussed the regional, security, and economic implications of the escalating events in Ukraine.
RAND Corporation's Seth G. Jones, coauthor of the new Council Special Report Afghanistan After the Drawdown, discusses the role of the United States in Afghanistan after 2014.
Sheila A. Smith, Scott A. Snyder and Paul B. Stares discuss the growing crisis in the East China Sea between Japan and China.
Abdullah Gul, President of Turkey, discusses developments in the Middle Eastern region.
Scott Snyder speaks to Balbina Hwang and Terry Roehrig on South Korea's contributions to international security.
F. Gregory Gause III leads a discussion on the impact of the U.S. intervention in Iraq on the wider Middle East. Shibley Telhami sums up the discussion by acknowledging that pulling out of Iraq today could lead toward even more civil war but says, “At this point, whatever we do, we have very little impact on the outcome in Iraq, whether we stay or go.”
Hyun In-taek and Kim Tae-young discuss their experiences managing crises on the Korean peninsula in 2010 and their policy recommendations for future U.S.-ROK cooperation.
Watch Song Min-soon, minister of foreign affairs and trade for the Republic of Korea, discuss security issues in Northeast Asia, with specific regard to the Six-Party Talks and the upcoming South-North summit.
The author examines Pakistan's complex role in U.S. foreign policy and advocates for a two-pronged approach that works to quarantine threats while integrating Pakistan into the broader U.S. agenda in Asia.
The authors assess the political, security, and economic challenges facing U.S. policymakers in Afghanistan and evaluate a range of policy options.
Special operations play a critical role in how the United States confronts irregular threats, but to have long-term strategic impact, the author argues, numerous shortfalls must be addressed.
This clear and authoritative book presents a sweeping account of China's global resource quest and the unrivaled expansion of its economy. More
The story of the tragic and often tormented relationship between the United States and Pakistan, and a call to prepare for the worst, aim for the best, and avoid past mistakes. More
An authoritative and accessible look at what countries must do to build durable and prosperous democracies—and what the United States and others can do to help. More