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December 28, 2017

United States
Kohl 1989 Ten World Figures Who Died in 2017

I wrote yesterday about ten Americans who died in 2017 who helped shape U.S. foreign policy during their lifetimes. But Americans are not the only ones who influence world affairs. Below are ten worl…

September 18, 2017

United States
Air Force Birthday The United States Air Force Celebrates Its 70th Birthday Today

The United States Air Force (USAF) turns 70 years-old today. On September 18, 1947, Chief Justice Fred Vinson swore in Stuart Symington as the first secretary of the air force, officially founding a …

April 6, 2017

Global
Play Cardin_EC.jpg A Conversation with Senator Ben Cardin: Anticorruption in U.S. Foreign Policy under the Trump Administration

Senator Ben Cardin discusses corruption's effect on economic and social inequalities, investment, development, and democratic institutions.

November 21, 2016

Religion
Podcast RTX2JOKB.jpg Immigration and the Changing Face of America

Policy experts and scholars of religion discuss immigration and demographic trends in the United States.

November 14, 2016

Religion
Podcast RTX2SM0E.jpg Race, Religion, and Partisanship in the United States

Robert P. Jones discusses race, religion, and partisanship in the United States in the wake of the 2016 presidential election.

June 27, 2013

United States
(Andy Clark/Courtesy Reuters) The World Next Week: Books to Read This Summer

The World Next Week podcast is up. This week, Bob McMahon and I took a break from our regular discussion of next week’s news to kick off the summer with some reading recommendations. Bob and I beg…

February 28, 2012

Thailand
Red shirt supporters wave flags as thousands of people gather outside the Grand Palace to celebrate the birthday of Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej in Bangkok. Thailand’s Tentative Peace Is Collapsing

In a brief but informative piece in the Wall Street Journal recently, veteran correspondent James Hookaway notes that “a delicate détente between Thailand’s powerful armed forces and a populist gover…

May 7, 2012

Defense and Security
Hollande-France-President-20120507 Hello, François Hollande: President of France

Streaks are made to be broken. After seventeen years on the outside looking in, a Socialist Party candidate has finally returned to the French presidency. François Hollande defeated Nicolas Sarkozy b…

January 31, 2006

United States
Vali Nasr, Leading Specialist on Political Islam, Joins Council as Adjunct Senior Fellow

January 31, 2006—Professor Vali Nasr, a leading expert on Islam who specializes in political and social developments in the Muslim world, has joined the Council as an adjunct senior fellow in Middle …

December 8, 2010

United States
World Economic Update

This series is presented by the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies. Related Readings: The Fed's Foreign Policy Misstep by Sebastian Mallaby The G20 Summit's Lost Focus by Steven D…