Watch David Fromkin, professor of international relations, history, and law at Boston University and author of Peace to End All Peace:The Fall of the Ottoman Empire and the Creation of the Modern Middle East, analyze how the 1922 division of the Ottoman Empire continues to affect the Middle East.
In this book, CFR Senior Fellow Julia E. Sweig offers a detailed analysis of the interaction between the United States and the world community—and a prescriptive framework to contain the anti-American backlash for the future. Teaching notes by the author.
Given today’s global crisis, when international institutions are operating under increasing strain, the time is ripe to look back to the 1940s, when a previous generation of U.S. policymakers helped create the bedrock institutions of world order that have lasted for six decades. Please join us for a discussion of Stewart M. Patrick’s new book, The Best Laid Plans: The Origins of American Multilateralism and the Dawn of the Cold War, and its lessons and implications for today’s world order.
Watch as Stewart Patrick, CFR Senior Fellow and Director, Program on International Institutions and Global Governance, speaks about his new book The Best Laid Plans: The Origins of American Multilateralism and the Dawn of the Cold War.
In this book, CFR Adjunct Senior Fellow Rachel Bronson presents the first full history of the U.S. relationship with Saudi Arabia, revealing why the alliance was formed and what we stand to lose if it collapses. Teaching notes by the author.
Historian Fritz Stern will provide his thoughts onHitler’s transformation ofGermany into a one-party dictatorship in approximately four months. Does this still classic instance of subverting the rule of law and effectively ending all public decency bear lessons for democracies in less dire conditions than had been the case ofWeimar’s end? Please join us for the second meeting of a new series hosted in collaboration with theNationalHistoryCenterfeaturing prominent historians who will examine the events and times that shaped foreign policy as we know it today.
Watch Fritz Stern, university professor emeritus at Columbia University, discuss the legacy of Hitler's transformation of Germany into a one-party dictatorship. This meeting was hosted in collaboration with the National History Center.