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Shoppers peruse books in the Passage Jouffroy in Paris Reuters/Mal Langsdon

What’s Worth Reading This Summer? editor Bob McMahon and I recorded our annual summer reading episode of CFR’s “The World Next Week” podcast last week. Read More

Jun 13, 2017

United States
Happy Birthday to the U.S. Army!

The United States Army celebrates its 242nd birthday today. If you see an active duty, former, or retired member of the United States Army today, wish their service Happy Birthday. The Army website provides a short but thorough overview of its history. Here are five things worth knowing:  

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May 26, 2017

United States
Remembering Whom Memorial Day Honors

The United States has fought twelve major wars and numerous smaller skirmishes in its history.

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May 25, 2017

Global Governance
Facebook Live: The G7 Summit

I sat down today with my colleague Stewart M. Patrick to preview the G7 Summit, which kicks off tomorrow in Taormina, Italy. We discussed the G7's relevance, its evolution, and some of the issues that are likely to dominate the conversation at the meeting.

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