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February 21, 2013

Gender
Paradise-Beneath-Her-Feet.jpg Paradise Beneath Her Feet

Teaching Notes on Paradise Beneath Her Feet by CFR Senior Fellow Isobel Coleman.

April 25, 2016

Greece
Play RTX1H5DP_EC.jpg Yanis Varoufakis on the Future of Greece and the Eurozone

Yanis Varoufakis discusses the Greek economy, austerity measures in the European Union, and challenges facing the Eurozone.

July 14, 2015

Elections and Voting
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie formally announces his campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination during a kickoff rally at Livingston High School in Livingston, New Jersey Campaign 2016: Governor Chris Christie, GOP Presidential Candidate

One hundred and three years have passed since the last time a sitting New Jersey governor was elected president. Current New Jersey Governor Chris Christie hopes to break that streak. He announced tw…

April 22, 2015

International Organizations
A photo of Earth—dubbed "Earthrise"—taken by U.S. astronaut William Anders during the Apollo 8 mission in December 1968. Earth Gets Its Day: When Will It Get Its Due?

Earth Day 2015 finds the planet in dire straits. Future generations will mock the inanity of designating a single day each year to honor the Earth while despoiling the planet on which human well-bein…

May 14, 2015

United States
Play RTX14L6C_EC.jpg Eric Cantor on U.S. Foreign Policy

Eric Cantor discusses the challenges and opportunities facing U.S. global leadership, specifically U.S. foreign policy and its implications for the 2016 presidential election.

May 6, 2015

United States
Play RTR24K4J_EC.jpg Fostering a Government of 'Open Innovation'

Aneesh Chopra discusses how technology and innovation affect public policy.

April 27, 2015

Japan
Podcast shinzo-abe-media-call.jpg Smith on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Visit to the United States

During his visit to the United States, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will become the first Japanese leader to address a joint session of Congress on Wednesday. CFR Senior Fellow for Japanese Studies Shei…

June 21, 2013

A Free Syrian Army fighter smokes a cigarette during his break near the frontline in the Al-Sakhour neighborhood of Aleppo, June 21, 2013 (Salman/Courtesy Reuters). Voices From the Region: Syria, Egypt, Turkey, Iran, and Israel

“What we’ve asked for is not weapons but U.S. leadership.” –a senior Arab official whose government helps fund the Syrian rebels “When George W. Bush had a 22 percent approval rating, Americans didn…

August 15, 2013

United States
Supporters of deposed Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi carry a man who was wounded by rubber bullets and affected by tear gas during clashes with riot police on the Sixth of October Bridge over the Ramsis square area in central Cairo July 15, 2013 (Dalsh/Courtesy Reuters). Middle East Matters This Week: Egypt’s Brutal Crackdown, Syrian-Related Diplomacy, and Israelis and Palestinians Negotiate

Significant Developments Egypt. President Barack Obama today strongly condemned the Egyptian military’s use of force and announced the cancellation of next month’s joint U.S.-Egyptian "Bright Star" …

June 16, 2006

Religion
Shia Muslims in the Mideast

Backgrounder: Some experts say a "Shiite crescent" holds the potential to transform Islamic politics in the coming years.