Roundtable on Religion and U.S. Foreign Policy

Staff: Walter Russell Mead, Henry A. Kissinger Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy
December 1, 2006 - Present

Made possible by the generosity of the Henry Luce Foundation. Areas to be addressed in roundtables would, depending to some degree on events, include topics such as the role of religion in U.S.-Iranian relations, religion and identity in the Caucasus, Turkey and the West, trends in Hindu nationalism, Islam and democracy in Indonesia, and a look at the activities of American evangelicals in Africa.

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A Conversation with the Archbishop of Canterbury

Speakers Rowan WilliamsArchbishop of Canterbury, Rowan WilliamsArchbishop of Canterbury
Presiders Walter Russell MeadCouncil on Foreign Relations, Walter Russell MeadCouncil on Foreign Relations
January 27, 2010

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Roundtable on Religion and U.S. Foreign Policy: Religion and Globalization - Is Conflict Inevitable?

Speakers Rabbi Sir Jonathan SacksChief Rabbi of the United Kingdom, Rabbi Sir Jonathan SacksChief Rabbi of the United Kingdom
Presiders Walter Russell MeadCouncil on Foreign Relations, Walter Russell MeadCouncil on Foreign Relations
May 19, 2009

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Roundtable on Religion and U.S. Foreign Policy: Pentecostalism in South Africa

Speakers Peter L. BergerBoston University, Ann BernsteinCentre for Development and Enterprise, Peter L. BergerBoston University, Ann BernsteinCentre for Development and Enterprise
Presiders Walter Russell MeadCouncil on Foreign Relations, Walter Russell MeadCouncil on Foreign Relations
September 4, 2008

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Roundtable on Religion and U.S. Foreign Policy: Hindu Activism in India and America - Implications for U.S.-India Relations

Speakers Walter AndersenAssociate Director, South Asian Studies, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, The Johns Hopkins University, Ram MadhavRashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, Aseem ShuklaHindu American Foundation, Walter AndersenAssociate Director, South Asian Studies, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, The Johns Hopkins University, Ram MadhavRashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, Aseem ShuklaHindu American Foundation
Presiders Luis LugoDirector, The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life, Luis LugoDirector, The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life
April 22, 2008

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Roundtable on Religion and U.S. Foreign Policy: Islamic Reform in Turkey - Reinterpreting the Hadith

Speakers Mustafa AkyolTurkish Daily News, Steven A. CookDouglas Dillon Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations, Steven A. CookDouglas Dillon Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations, Mustafa AkyolTurkish Daily News
March 20, 2008

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Roundtable on Religion and U.S. Foreign Policy: Islam and Democracy in Nigeria - A Conversation with the Sultan of Sokoto

Speakers John CampbellU.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, U.S. Embassy - Abuja, Princeton N. LymanAdjunct Senior Fellow for Africa Policy Studies, Council on Foreign Relations, His Eminence Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar, IIIThe Sultan of Sokoto, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Princeton N. LymanAdjunct Senior Fellow for Africa Policy Studies, Council on Foreign Relations, John CampbellU.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, U.S. Embassy - Abuja, His Eminence Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar, IIIThe Sultan of Sokoto, Federal Republic of Nigeria
November 7, 2007

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Roundtable on Religion and U.S. Foreign Policy: Pakistan

Speakers Stephen CohenSenior Fellow, The Brookings Institution, Husain HaqqaniDirector, Department of International Relations, Boston University, Daniel S. MarkeySenior Fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia, Council on Foreign Relations, Stephen CohenSenior Fellow, The Brookings Institution, Husain HaqqaniDirector, Department of International Relations, Boston University, Daniel S. MarkeySenior Fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia, Council on Foreign Relations
Presiders Walter Russell MeadHenry A. Kissinger Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations, Walter Russell MeadHenry A. Kissinger Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations
October 30, 2007

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Roundtable on Religion and U.S. Foreign Policy: Political Islam in Turkey

Speakers Steven A. CookDouglas Dillon Fellow, The Council on Foreign Relations, Hakan YavuzPolitical Science Department, University of Utah, Steven A. CookDouglas Dillon Fellow, The Council on Foreign Relations, Hakan YavuzPolitical Science Department, University of Utah
Presiders Timothy Samuel ShahAdjunct Senior Fellow for Religion and Foreign Policy, The Council on Foreign Relations, Timothy Samuel ShahAdjunct Senior Fellow for Religion and Foreign Policy, The Council on Foreign Relations
June 4, 2007

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