2009 Arthur Ross Book Award Out of Mao's Shadow: The Struggle for the Soul of a New China
Gold Medalist: Philip Pan for Out of Mao's Shadow
Silver Medalist: Ahmed Rashid for Descent into Chaos
Honorable Mention: Gareth Evans for The Responsibility to Protect
Foreign Affairs magazine and Syria Deeply held a media call with former U.S. ambassador to Syria Richard W. Murphy, Syria expert and NOW Lebanon columnist Michael Weiss, and CFR Adjunct Senior Fellow Richard K. Betts about the current crisis in Syria and the framework to remove and dismantle Syria's chemical weapons program.
Antony Blinken discusses strategic issues following his recent trip to the Middle East and the Maghreb.