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May 1, 2010

Iraq
War of Necessity, War of Choice

Teaching Notes on War of Necessity, War of Choice by CFR President Richard N. Haass.

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September 28, 2016

United States
New Directions for U.S. Trade Policy: A Conversation With Sander Levin

Sander Levin discusses trade policy in the United States.

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December 4, 2015

Global
Piketty’s “Capital in the Twenty-First Century” Wins 2015 CFR Arthur Ross Book Award

French economist Thomas Piketty has won the fourteenth annual Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) Arthur Ross Book Award for Capital in the Twenty-First Century (Belknap Press) and will receive $15,00…

October 26, 2015

Red Team Reading List

In the course of researching and writing my book, Red Team: How to Succeed by Thinking Like the Enemy, over five years, I read (or skimmed) everything I could find about the subject—within the limits…

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November 23, 2015

Religion
The Moral and Political Dimensions of Climate Change

Religious scholars and leaders discuss international efforts to address climate change, including faith-based approaches to environmental justice.

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February 20, 2015

Intelligence
You Might Have Missed: Drone Exports, Somalia, and JFK’s “Ordinary Mortals”

Department of Defense Press Briefing by Rear Adm. Kirby in the Pentagon Briefing Room, U.S. Department of Defense, February 18, 2015. Rear Adm. Kirby: These are actually proscriptions in place that …

December 5, 2014

You Might Have Missed: Drones, Blowback, and Intelligence Briefings

Department of Defense Press Briefing by Rear Adm. Kirby in the Pentagon Briefing Room, U.S. Department of Defense, December 2, 2014. Q: Will the 9,800 remaining troops have a combat role or not? RE…

December 5, 2012

United States
A Primer on Drones

Whenever I speak about the emergence of drone warfare and how it has been used for U.S. targeted killings, people react with a mix of unease, fascination, and curiosity. They also often ask for sugge…

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March 1, 2012

Sub-Saharan Africa
South African Preoccupation with Nelson Mandela’s Health

This week, former president Nelson Mandela was briefly hospitalized for "a minor diagnostic procedure" and then released with a clean bill of health. He is staying at his house in Houghton, a suburb …

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August 9, 2004

United States
On Foreign Affairs August Bestseller List: New Books by Peter G. Peterson, Franklin Foer, and Others

FOREIGN AFFAIRS magazine has released its latest rankings of the top-selling books on American foreign policy and international affairs compiled in cooperation with Barnes & Noble. Among the notable …