Faith and Foreign Policy

A Conversation on Freedom of Religion or Belief

Sayeeda Warsi Senior Minister of State, United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office; Minister for Faith and Communities
Katherine Marshall Visiting Professor and Senior Fellow, Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs, Georgetown University

Baroness Warsi, the United Kingdom's first Muslim cabinet minister and minister for faith, discusses her work on faith and foreign policy.

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