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November 6, 2017

Conflict Prevention
Podcast Demonstrators storm Macedonia parliament Preventing the Unraveling of the Balkans Peace Agreements

Tensions are rising in the Balkans and the risk of renewed violence is growing, but the United States can help preserve peace and stability in the region. As part of the Center for Preventive Action’…

August 26, 2009

Intelligence
The Detrimental Potential of a CIA Review

The Justice Department’s decision to review past CIA interrogation tactics may be legally justified, but Burton Gerber, a former CIA station chief, says the move could have a chilling and detrimental…

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.

July 12, 2010

Russia
What the Russian Spy Case Reveals

The arrest of ten alleged Russian agents in U.S. suburbs raises questions about the nature of spying in the twenty-first century. Former U.S. spies discuss the enduring need for intelligence collecte…

January 27, 2016

Russia
Play RTX1WZEP_EC.jpg Censorship and Free Expression in Modern Russia

Four Russian literary figures share their experience as creative intellectuals in modern Russia and provide their perspective on the Russian government’s use of media, literature, and other forms of …

November 6, 2014

United States
Tinker-Tailor-Soldier-Spy Ten Cold War Films Worth Watching

The Cold War has provided the grist for rich histories, enlightening memoirs, and terrific novels. It has also provided source material for some great movies. Here in alphabetical order are my ten fa…

July 12, 2011

Brazil
Global Brazil and U.S.-Brazil Relations

July 12, 2011—Over the course of a generation, Brazil has emerged as both a driver of growth in South America and as an active force in world politics. A new Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)-sponso…

November 12, 2010

Diplomacy and International Institutions
Friday File: Obama in Asia Friday File: Obama in Asia

Above the Fold: The big news of the week has been President Obama’s Asia trip.  The coverage at home has generally been positive.  Walter Russell Mead reviews the India leg of the trip and applauds…