September 18, 2017United States
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 27, 2017Zimbabwe
Genocide and other massacres cast a long shadow over contemporary politics. In Africa, the genocide in Rwanda and massacres in Burundi and the eastern Congo come immediately to mind. As Zimbabwe spir…
April 20, 2018Media
Kelly M. Greenhill, Joan Donovan, and Benjamin T. Decker assess the challenges of disinformation and media literacy, and its role in U.S. democracy, with Richard Stengel, as part of the 2018 CFR College and University Educators Workshop.
April 20, 2018Education
Toja Okoh, Craig Albert, and Karen Lynden join Daniel Kurtz-Phelan to discuss CFR and Foreign Affairs resources for the classroom, including the National Security Council simulation Model Diplomacy, World101, and the Academic Conference Call series, as part of the 2018 CFR College and University Educators Workshop.
April 17, 2018China
Daniel Kurtz-Phelan discusses his new book, The China Mission: George Marshall’s Unfinished War, 1945-1947, a narrative history of a hugely consequential, but largely forgotten episode in the history…
November 3, 2016Iran
On October 31, Secretary of State Kerry continued his remarkable campaign to drum up business for Iran. Speaking at Chatham House in London, here is part of what he said: Iran deserves the cre…
February 8, 2018Vietnam War
Panelists discuss the fiftieth anniversary of the Tet Offensive, launched in late January 1968, and the lessons learned or forgotten from the Vietnam War for the United States today.