Understand World Events
Explore CFR’s resources for expert perspectives on the issues and forces shaping today’s world.
Nigerian Higher Education at a Crossroads
CFR's Ebenezer Obadare writes about the fate of Nigeria's tertiary education.
Why China-Taiwan Relations Are So Tense
Review how differences over Taiwan’s status have fueled rising tensions between the island and the mainland.
The Case for a New U.S.-Saudi Strategic Compact
CFR's Steven A. Cook and Martin S. Indyk argue the U.S. and Saudi Arabia both stand to benefit by renewing their strategic partnership.
Teach & Learn
How can you bring hypothetical scenarios based on real issues to life in your classroom? Model Diplomacy, a free and flexible interactive program, uses role-play to demonstrate the challenges of shaping U.S. foreign policy in an interconnected world.
Why It Matters
Stay updated on issues that affect the future with CFR's "Why It Matters" weekly podcast.
Understand how the world works—what the forces are, who the actors are, and how they interact to influence events of relevance to citizens' everyday lives. World101 offers primers on need-to-know topics.
Introduction to International Relations
Dr. Haass’s highly readable book and easy-to-adapt syllabus will help your students gain knowledge of international history and the regions of the world, and the awareness of global issues and governance challenges that they need to make informed choices as voters and citizens.
Join the Conversation
CFR Academic offers a range of programs for educators and students to interact with CFR experts and to join the debate on foreign policy. The purpose is to foster a deeper understanding of international relations and the role of the United States in the world.
U.S. Relations With South America
Academic Webinars for Students
The CFR Academic Webinar series gives students the opportunity to speak directly with CFR fellows, Foreign Affairs authors, and other foreign policy practitioners.