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Feb 2017

Territorial Disputes
Renewed Conflict Over Nagorno-Karabakh

The likelihood that Armenians and Azerbaijanis will clash over Nagorno-Karabakh in the next twelve months is high. The situation remains tense following fierce fighting in April 2016 that marked the worst bloodshed since the 1994 cease-fire that established the current territorial division.

Mar 1, 2017

Conflict Prevention
NK Will Nagorno-Karabakh’s Frozen Conflict Heat Up?

Eshani Bhatt is an intern in the Center for Preventive Action at the Council on Foreign Relations. Last weekend, a firefight erupted between Azerbaijani forces and Armenian-backed separatists near…

Nov 10, 2016

U.S. Marines from Fox Company, 2nd Battalion 1st Marines, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit run for cover during a non-live fire MOUT training at US Marine Corps: Marines Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms The United States Marine Corps Celebrates Its 241st Birthday Today

The Marine Corps turns 241 years-old today. On November 10, 1775, the Continental Congress adopted a resolution to create a Marine force composed of two battalions. Since then, the Marines have been …

Dec 14, 2016

Syria
Play RTSUGI2_EC.jpg Confronting the Syrian Refugee Crisis: Putting Faith in Humanitarian Aid

Experts discuss the role faith-based organizations have taken during the refugee crisis and the challenges of aiding and resettling refugees in the United States and abroad.

Nov 14, 2016

United States
Podcast RTX2SM0E.jpg Race, Religion, and Partisanship in the United States

Robert P. Jones discusses race, religion, and partisanship in the United States in the wake of the 2016 presidential election.

Jul 21, 2010

Religion
Religious Leaders on Immigration Reform

Four religious leaders weigh in on the importance of reform and the role of the religious community in the continuing, heated debate on immigration.

Nov 10, 2015

Defense and Security
Marine-Cuba-617-424 Happy Birthday to the United States Marine Corps!

The Marine Corps turns 240 years-old today. On November 10, 1775, the Continental Congress adopted a resolution to create a Marine force composed of two battalions. Since then, the Marines have been …

Oct 14, 2015

Global
Play 20151014_175040.jpg The Roots of Religious Extremism

Jonathan Sacks discusses root causes of religious violence and the transformative power of interfaith understanding for resolving conflict.   

Feb 23, 2015

Global
Play Oil_Symposium_Session-Two.jpg Economic Winners and Losers in the Oil Price Plunge

Charles Collyns, James Stock, and Mark Zandi join Bianna Golodryga, to exchange views on the recent oil price plunge.

Feb 23, 2015

Global
Economic Winners and Losers in the Oil Price Plunge

Charles Collyns, managing director and chief economist at the Institute of International Finance, James Stock, economics professor at Harvard University, and Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's An…