The Role of Religion in Foreign Policy

Friday, November 16, 2012
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Panelists
Monica D. Toft

Professor, Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford

Ed Husain

Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations

Katrina Lantos Swett

United States Commission on International Religious Freedom; Founder and President, Lantos Foundation for Human Rights and Justice

Moderators
Timothy C. Morgan

Deputy Managing Editor, Christianity Today

In a conversation sponsored by CFR and the Tony Blair Faith Foundation, experts Ed Husain, Katrina Lantos Swett, and Monica Duffy Toft, examine the role that religion plays in shaping foreign policy.

Learn more about CFR's Religion and Foreign Policy Initiative.

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