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December 27, 2017

United States
Ten American Foreign Policy Influentials Who Died in 2017

Year’s end is a time for taking stock, counting successes, and assessing failures. It is also time for remembering those who are no longer with us. Here are ten Americans who died in 2017 who through…

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April 4, 2018

Venezuela
Volatile Venezuela: What to Do About the Crisis

Venezuela is in the midst of an unprecedented economic and political crisis. During this event, panelists discuss the effects of this turmoil on the region, current U.S. and international policy towa…

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April 29, 2013

Education
Why American Education Fails

Despite great reform efforts, U.S. students still remain in the middle of the pack in international test scores. Comparing education systems around the world in a new Foreign Affairs article, assista…

November 14, 2017

Stephen C. Freidheim Symposium on Global Economics

This endowed annual symposium was established in 2008 through the generosity of a gift from CFR member Stephen C. Freidheim, chief investment officer and senior managing partner of Cyrus Capital Part…

November 28, 2017

United Nations
A Conversation With Jeffrey Feltman

Jeffrey Feltman discusses his five years as undersecretary-general for political affairs at the United Nations (UN), the role of the UN in mediating and preventing conflict, and the relationship betw…

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October 20, 2017

Myanmar
The Rohingya Crisis in Myanmar

Eric Schwartz recounts his recent visit to Bangladesh and discusses what humanitarian organizations and international governments can do to address this crisis. 

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October 5, 2017

United States
Foreign Affairs September/October Issue Launch: Trump and the Allies--The View From Abroad

Gideon Rose discusses the September/October 2017 issue of Foreign Affairs magazine with contributors Takako Hikotani, Jon D. Michaels, and Shannon K. O’Neil. The latest issue reports on how countries…

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March 12, 2012

Afghanistan
The Dressmaker of Khair Khana

Teaching Notes on The Dressmaker of Khair Khana by CFR Senior Fellow Gayle Tzemach Lemmon.

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March 13, 2017

North Korea
The Rising Threat of a Nuclear North Korea

Experts discuss U.S. policy options toward North Korea.  

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