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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.

Learn more about CFR's Religion and Foreign Policy Initiative.

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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.

Learn more about CFR's Religion and Foreign Policy Initiative.

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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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The Shia Revival (Audio)

Speaker: Vali R. Nasr
Presider: Lisa Anderson

Listen to the Council's Adjunct Senior Fellow for Middle East Studies Vali Nasr discuss his book, The Shia Revival: How Conflicts within Islam Will Shape the Future.

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Faith and Politics

Speaker: John Danforth

Listen to Senator John C. Danforth discuss his book, Faith and Politics: How the “Moral Values” Debate Divides America and How to Move Forward Together, as part of the Council's Religion and Foreign Policy Series.

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France and Its Muslims

Listen to Stephanie Giry, senior editor for Foreign Affairs, discuss her article "France and Its Muslims" with students, as part of the Council's Academic Conference Call Series.

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