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About the Middle East Program

The Council on Foreign Relations' Middle East program provides cutting-edge analysis of the emerging political, economic, and social trends in the world's most volatile region.

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About the National Security and Defense Program

The National Security and Defense program aims to enhance the peace and prosperity of the United States and its allies by helping policymakers and the public better understand the threats the United States faces and the options it and its allies have for responding to them.

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About the U.S. Foreign Policy Program

By analyzing the forces driving and shaping foreign policy, the U.S. Foreign Policy program seeks to help policymakers, business leaders, journalists, and the general public better understand the challenges the United States faces overseas and to offer recommendations that will enable them to advance U.S. interests and values.

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CFR has two central locations: the landmarked Harold Pratt House in the heart of Manhattan and on F Street in our nation’s capital.

September 9, 2016

United States
The Foreign Policy Legacy of the Obama Administration

Experts discuss the foreign policy initiatives of the Obama administration, its successes and failures, and the issues that will become President Obama's lasting legacy.

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June 16, 2016

What’s Worth Reading This Summer?

CFR.org editor Bob McMahon and I recorded our annual summer reading episode of CFR’s  “The World Next Week” podcast. Elizabeth Saunders, who is a Stanton nuclear security fellow this year at CFR and …

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May 25, 2016

You Might Have Missed: Academic Journals V

This is the fifth blog post in this series. The previous four were published in February, July, and October 2015, and January 2016, and highlight earlier academic findings.  David B. Carter, “Provoc…

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November 24, 2015

United States
Lessons Learned After the Ebola Crisis

Thomas Frieden discusses lessons learned from the Ebola crisis in West Africa.

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November 4, 2008

Politics and Government
Presidential Transitions and Foreign Policy

The handoff of foreign policy responsibility from one U.S. presidential administration to another has proven risky in many cases. The next transition occurs at a time of extraordinary global challeng…

February 13, 2007

Capital Flows
Foreign Ownership of U.S. Infrastructure

One year after the Dubai Ports World controversy, Congress is pushing legislation to reform the committee that reviews foreign investments in American companies. But some business groups think propos…