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May 4, 2017

United States
Eleven More Classic Vietnam War Protest Songs

Two years ago, I posted my picks for "The Twenty Best Vietnam Protest Songs." I compiled the list as part of a series of posts commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the first U.S. combat troops a…

Mick Jagger featured in the 1970 documentary, "Gimme Shelter." (Photo : Reuters)

February 1, 2012

Iran
Iran and the U.S.-Saudi Relationship

The U.S.-Saudi relationship has become increasingly strained since the onset of the Arab awakening, and Iran’s nuclear ambitions could pose further challenges, says expert F. Gregory Gause III.

November 2, 2012

Labor and Employment
Policy Initiative Spotlight: The Israeli R&D Model

The innovations that will drive a knowledge-based economy and employ the next generation of high-skilled workers require a national commitment to research and development, and no nation has made this…

A museum guide imitates a humanoid robot at the Robotic World exhibition in Haifa (Courtesy Reuters).

April 20, 2012

Trade
Morning Brief: Affluence Correlates with Test Scores

The Brookings Institution released a report on the correlation between income inequality and school quality. Schools in more affluent areas are likely to have higher average test scores, and housing …

Parents and education advocates demonstrate on the steps of New York's City Hall for higher progressive taxes to close funding shortfalls in education. (Mike Segar/Courtesy Reuters)

January 24, 2012

Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia in the New Middle East

Leading regional experts Gregory Gause, III and Toby C. Jones assess the stability of Saudi Arabia, its role in the reshaped region, and the future of U.S.-Saudi relations.

March 18, 2013

Defense and Security
A Conversation with Senator Carl Levin

Carl Levin discusses U.S. defense policy and ongoing national security concerns.

March 18, 2013

Defense and Security
A Conversation with Senator Carl Levin

Please join Carl Levin, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, for a discussion on U.S. defense policy and ongoing national security concerns.

May 1, 2012

Mexico
U.S.-Mexico Economic Ties

Experts discuss the current state of U.S.-Mexico trade relations and how to strengthen the bilateral economic relationship. This session was part of a CFR symposium, U.S.-Mexico Relations Beyond the…

May 1, 2012

Mexico
Session Two: U.S.-Mexico Economic Ties

MATTHEW BISHOP: I'm Matthew Bishop. I am the American business editor for The Economist magazine. And great to be here this morning for this second session of the summit on U.S.- Mexico relations, w…

October 24, 2011

Pharmaceuticals and Vaccines
Losing Ground in the Vaccine Fight? Denialism, Measles, Polio, and Mumps - Old Scourges and New Problems

Experts discuss current global vaccination efforts in conjunction with the launch of CFR's Vaccine-Preventable Outbreak Interactive Map.