• Ukraine

    Three experts join CFR President Richard N. Haass to discuss the crisis in Ukraine and its implications for U.S. foreign policy in this video of a mock high-level U.S. government meeting.
  • Syria

    Three experts join CFR President Richard N. Haass to outline the courses of action available to the United States and debate whether U.S. intervention in Syria would be desirable or effective in this video of a mock high-level U.S. government meeting.
  • Americas

    In this book, CFR President Richard N. Haass puts forward a new foreign policy doctrine of Restoration, in which the United States limits its engagement in wars of choice and humanitarian interventions abroad and focuses on restoring the foundations of its power at home. Teaching notes by the author.
  • India

    In this book, CFR Senior Fellow Jagdish N. Bhagwati and coauthor Arvind Panagriya argue that despite myriad development strategies, only one can succeed in alleviating poverty in India: the overall growth of the country’s economy. Teaching notes by Professor Bhagwati.
  • Arctic

    This interactive InfoGuide—which includes videos, infographics, maps, and timelines—explores whether the Arctic can be developed sustainably and peaceably. Teaching notes by Lawson Brigham, Distinguished Professor of Geography and Arctic Policy, University of Alaska Fairbanks.
  • Asia

    Three experts join CFR President Richard N. Haass to discuss what actions the United States can take to ensure stability between China and its neighbors in this video of a mock high-level U.S. government meeting.
  • Human Rights

    Child marriage remains widespread in developing countries, disproportionately affecting girls and endangering their lives and livelihoods. This interactive InfoGuide—which includes videos, infographics, maps, and timelines—examines the threat that child marriage poses both to the prosperity and stability of the countries in which it is prevalent and to U.S. development and foreign policy interests.
  • Pakistan

    In this book, CFR Senior Fellow Daniel S. Markey tells the story of the tragic and often tormented relationship between the United States and Pakistan, and explains how Washington can prepare for the worst, aim for the best, and avoid past mistakes. Teaching notes by the author.
  • Middle East and North Africa

    In this book, CFR Senior Fellow Max Boot offers a comprehensive history of guerrilla warfare and terrorism, and relates lessons of the past to current national security policy considerations. Teaching notes by the author.
  • China

    The East and South China Seas are the scene of escalating territorial disputes between China and its neighbors. This interactive InfoGuide—which includes videos, infographics, maps, and timelines—explains how the tensions have fueled concerns over armed conflict and led to questions about Washington’s security commitments in its strategic rebalance toward the Asia-Pacific region.
  • Europe and Eurasia

    In this book, CFR Senior Fellow Benn Steil challenges the notion that Bretton Woods was the product of an amiable Anglo-American collaboration, and explains that it was in reality part of a much more ambitious geopolitical agenda aimed at eliminating Great Britain as an economic and political rival. Teaching notes by the author.
  • United States

    In this book, CFR Senior Fellow Charles A. Kupchan argues that the world is on the cusp of a redistribution of power in which no single state or region will dominate—or govern—the international scene. Teaching notes by the author.
  • Nigeria

    In this book, CFR Senior Fellow John Campbell examines Nigeria’s postcolonial past and offers policy options for the United States to help promote political, social, and economic development. Teaching notes by the author.
  • Americas

    In this book, CFR Senior Fellow Shannon K. O’Neil explains that beyond the narrative of violence that dominates the headlines is a more hopeful Mexico with a globally competitive economy, a rising middle class, and increasingly influential pro-democracy voters—a country the United States should see as a partner, not a problem. Teaching notes by the author.
  • United States

    In this book, CFR Senior Fellow Michael A. Levi combines on-the-ground reporting with in-depth analysis to illuminate what’s really happening as the fracking industry takes root. Teaching notes by the author.
  • Gender

    In this book, CFR Senior Fellow Isobel Coleman demonstrates how influential Islamic feminist thinkers are driving social change in the Middle East to create economic, political, and educational opportunities for women. Teaching notes by the author.
  • Middle East and North Africa

    In this book, CFR Adjunct Senior Fellow Noah Feldman provides a sweeping history of the traditional Islamic constitution—its noble beginnings, its downfall, and the renewed promise it could hold for Muslims and Westerners alike. Teaching notes by the author.
  • Afghanistan

    In this book, CFR Senior Fellow Gayle Tzemach Lemmon provides an intimate look at the daily lives of women in Afghanistan through the incredible true story of a female entrepreneur who mobilized her community under the Taliban. Teaching notes by the author.
  • Russia

    In this book, CFR Fellow Jeffrey Mankoff analyzes Russia’s interactions with major global actors and concludes that today’s Russia is more interested in restoring what its leaders consider to be its rightful place among the world’s major powers than in directly challenging the West. Teaching notes by the author.
  • Financial Markets

    In this book, CFR Senior Fellow Sebastian Mallaby gives an insider’s view on the origin and evolution of hedge funds in the broader context of the history of modern finance through extensive research and numerous case studies. Teaching notes by the author.
  • Wars and Conflict

    In this book, CFR Fellow Micah Zenko examines thirty-six discrete military operations carried out by the United States and evaluates U.S. policy choices, recommending ways in which limited military force may be applied in the future. Teaching notes by the author.
  • China

    In this book, CFR Senior Fellow Elizabeth C. Economy uses historical research, case studies, and interviews with officials, scholars, and activists in China to provide insightful analysis of the economic and political roots of China’s environmental challenge as well as the evolution of the leadership’s response. Teaching notes by the author.
  • Iraq

    In this book, CFR President Richard N. Haass contrasts the decisions that shaped the conduct of two wars between the United States and Iraq, and writes an authoritative, personal account of how U.S. foreign policy is made. Teaching notes by the author.
  • United States

    In this book, CFR Senior Fellow Edward Alden examines the complicated interplay between the United States’ need for homeland security and economic openness in the wake of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Teaching notes by the author.
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