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November 15, 2017

United States
John Pomfret’s “The Beautiful Country and the Middle Kingdom” Wins 2017 CFR Arthur Ross Book Award

 November 15, 2017—Journalist John Pomfret has won the sixteenth annual Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) Arthur Ross Book Award for The Beautiful Country and the Middle Kingdom: America and China, …

December 5, 2016

Global
Niall Ferguson’s “Kissinger: 1923-1968: The Idealist” Wins 2016 CFR Arthur Ross Book Award

Historian Niall Ferguson has won the fifteenth annual Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) Arthur Ross Book Award for Kissinger: 1923-1968: The Idealist (Penguin Press), the first in a two-volume biogr…

February 10, 2015

Israel
Buji and Bibi

Israel’s election campaign continues day after day, hot and heavy, with five weeks to go. Prime Minister Netanyahu has struck a blow with the best campaign ad so far, and it can be found here with En…

August 13, 2013

Israel
Does Freeing Murderers Bring Peace?

Today Israel will free 26 murderers, a price exacted by the PLO before it would return to peace negotiations. Israel has entered into such deals before, for example freeing over 1,000 prisoners in ex…

May 13, 2011

Financial Markets
More-Money-Than-God.jpg More Money Than God

Teaching Notes on More Money Than God by CFR Senior Fellow Sebastian Mallaby.

May 24, 2017

Religion
Play The Rise of Ethnonationalism and the Future of Liberal Democracy The Rise of Ethnonationalism and the Future of Liberal Democracy

Jocelyne Cesari, Jack A. Goldstone, and Pankaj Mishra discuss the rise of ethnonationalism and the future of liberal democracy.

May 24, 2017

Religion
Play Pluralism, Polarization, and the Common Good Pluralism, Polarization, and the Common Good

Suhail Khan, David Kyuman Kim, and Jack Moline discuss advancing the common good amid moral and political polarization.

May 24, 2017

Religion
Play China's Great Awakening China's Great Awakening

Elizabeth C. Economy, Ian Johnson, and Fenggang Yang discuss the current political climate in China, and the rise and role of religion in the country.

October 11, 2016

Monetary Policy
The Man Who Knew

In this biography of Alan Greenspan, Sebastian Mallaby brilliantly explores Greenspan's life and legacy and tells the story of the making of modern finance.