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Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call with Gloria E. White-Hammond

Speaker: Gloria E. White-Hammond
Presider: Irina A. Faskianos

Listen to Gloria E. White-Hammond, cofounder of My Sister's Keeper and copastor of Bethel AME Church in Boston, discuss the role that faith-based organizations are playing in Africa, with a focus on their efforts in Darfur, as part of CFR's Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call Series.

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Indonesia Update (Audio)

Speakers: Craig Charney, Wayne Forrest, and R.M. Marty Natalegawa
Presider: Calvin Sims

Listen to experts discuss issues related to the state of democracy in Indonesia, including the legacy of Suharto in light of his recent passing and the role of religion in Indonesian society.

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Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call with Michael J. Gerson

Speaker: Michael J. Gerson
Presider: Irina A. Faskianos

Listen to Michael J. Gerson, CFR Roger Hertog senior fellow, lead a conversation on his new book, Heroic Conservatism: Why Republicans Need to Embrace America's Ideals (And Why They Deserve to Fail if They Don't), as part of CFR's Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call Series.

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Muslim Life in America (Audio)

Speakers: Paul Barrett, Mona Eltahawy, and Altaf Husain
Presider: Steven Simon

Listen to experts discuss the experience of Muslim communities in the United States, including the relative integration of immigrant Muslim populations in America as compared to those in Europe.

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Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call with Walter Russell Mead

Speaker: Walter Russell Mead
Presider: Irina A. Faskianos

Listen to Walter Russell Mead, CFR Henry A. Kissinger senior fellow for U.S. foreign policy, lead a conversation on his new book, God and Gold: Britain, America, and the Making of the Modern World, as part of CFR's Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call Series.

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Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call with Hamza Yusuf

Speaker: Hamza Yusuf
Presider: Irina A. Faskianos

Listen to Hamza Yusuf, founder and chairman of the board of the Zaytuna Institute, discuss the role of traditional Islamic teaching institutions in the United States and their influence on how Islam is perceived in the West as part of CFR's Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call Series.

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Journey into Islam (Audio)

Speaker: Akbar Ahmed
Presider: Linda Robinson

Listen to Akbar Ahmed, Ibn Khaldun chair of Islamic studies at American University, discuss his recent trip to the Middle East, South Asia, and Southeast Asia to meet with different Muslim communities, and his new book, Journey Into Islam.

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Symposium on Religious Conflict in Nigeria: Session 1: Religion and the Nigeria Elections (Audio)

Speakers: Peter M. Lewis and Rotimi T. Suberu
Presider: Walter Russell Mead

Listen to Peter M. Lewis, director of Africa studies at Johns Hopkins University's Paul A. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, and Rotimi T. Suberu, senior fellow for the Jennings Randolph fellowship program at the United States Institute for Peace, discuss the implications of the recent Nigerian elections for relations between Nigeria's Muslim North and Christian South.

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