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July 15, 2008

United States
Council Report Calls for New U.S.-Pakistan Partnership to Confront Militants in Tribal Areas

Contact: CFR Communications, 212-434-9888, communications@cfr.org The United States will need an adjusted, long-term commitment to Pakistan’s tribal regions in order to bolster U.S. security and e…

June 26, 2008

Israel
Washington’s Policy of Isolating Syria Hurting U.S. Interests, says Council Special Report

Contact: CFR Communications, 212-434-9888, communications@cfr.orgWashington’s attempt to isolate and undermine the Assad regime has largely failed, concludes a new Council Special Report. The Bush ad…

April 30, 2008

Grand Strategy
In the May/June 2008 Issue of Foreign Affairs

May/June 2008 Issue:Is the America Era Over?: Essays by Richard N. Haass and Fareed Zakaria"The Price of the Surge," by Steven Simon"Beyond Darfur," Andrew S. Natsios"The Trouble With Congo," by Séve…

April 16, 2008

Israel
CFR.org Launches Web’s Most Authoritative, Interactive Guide on the Israeli-Palestinian Crisis

Contact: CFR Communications, 212-434-9888, communications@cfr.orgThe Council on Foreign Relations has produced a new online multimedia feature, Crisis Guide: The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. Using …

April 8, 2008

Religion
New CFR book: Noah Feldman on the Fall and Rise of the Islamic State

Islamist political movements, like the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt and the Justice and Development Party in Morocco make the adoption of sharia—the law of the traditional Islamic state—a crucial plan…

May 21, 2007

Algeria
Militaries in the Middle East: Critical Factor in Hindering Political Change, Argues Steven Cook in New Book

Ruling But Not Governing provides valuable insight into the political dynamics that perpetuate authoritarian regimes and offers novel ways to promote democratic change. In this new CFR book, author a…

January 31, 2006

United States
Vali Nasr, Leading Specialist on Political Islam, Joins Council as Adjunct Senior Fellow

January 31, 2006—Professor Vali Nasr, a leading expert on Islam who specializes in political and social developments in the Muslim world, has joined the Council as an adjunct senior fellow in Middle …

August 25, 2005

Americas
Julia E. Sweig Named Rockefeller Senior Fellow for Latin America

August 17, 2005 – Council Fellow Julia E. Sweig, a leading expert on U.S.-Latin American relations, has been named the Nelson and David Rockefeller senior fellow for Latin America Studies and directo…

June 8, 2005

Religion
Bipartisan Task Force Endorses Democracy Promotion

Says U.S. Support for Democracy in the Arab World Marks Historic Change and Represents Unique ChallengeJune 9, 2005—A Council-sponsored Task Force, In Support of Arab Democracy: Why and How, says tha…

April 25, 2005

United States
Federal Power-Sharing in Iraq Essential to Prevent Civil War, Concludes Council Special Report

April 25, 2005 - While Iraq’s elections were a watershed in the country’s history, the real fight for power will be over Iraq’s permanent constitution. This fight is just getting under way. Power-…