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June 26, 2019

Religion
U.S. Involvement in the Middle East

Steven A. Cook, Bernard A. Haykel, and Ariane M. Tabatabai discuss U.S.-Middle East policy, with Trudy S. Rubin moderating, as part of the 2019 CFR Religion and Foreign Policy Workshop.

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June 25, 2019

Religion
A Conversation With Sam Brownback

Ambassador-at-Large Sam Brownback discusses international religious freedom in the U.S. State Department with Elizabeth Dias, as part of the 2019 CFR Religion and Foreign Policy Workshop.

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October 18, 2013

Middle East and North Africa
Breaking Out of Islamist Extremism

Ed Husain hosts Maajid Nawaz, author and co-founder of Quilliam Foundation and Khudi, in a discussion of what makes Islamist extremism attractive to youth internationally and how this phenomenon can …

October 9, 2013

Lebanon
Hezbollah: The Global Footprint of Lebanon's Party of God

Ed Husain hosts author Matt Levitt in a discussion of Hezbollah's terrorist activities, focusing on the group's presence internationally and including not only attempted and successful attacks, but a…

August 27, 2014

Middle East and North Africa
ISIS and Islamic Extremism

MASTERS: Hi, good morning, everyone. This is Jon Masters, deputy editor for the Council on Foreign Relations website, cfr.org. And I'm very pleased to be joined by two distinguished participants tod…

February 8, 2013

Middle East and North Africa
Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and the Arab Uprisings: Trends and Prospects

Major Arab countries of the Gulf have sought to quell dissent at home while providing funds, patronage, and media coverage for Arab uprisings in Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, and Syria. As instability grips…

November 16, 2012

Religion
The Role of Religion in Foreign Policy

In a conversation sponsored by CFR and the Tony Blair Faith Foundation, experts Ed Husain, Katrina Lantos Swett, and Monica Duffy Toft, examine the role that religion plays in shaping foreign policy…

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February 7, 2013

Democracy
Islamists, Secularists, and the Future of Egypt

Two years after Egyptian uprisings toppled the Mubarak regime, instability grips the country and ideological tensions among secular and Islamist factions have continued to dominate Egyptian politics…

May 30, 2013

Tunisia
A Conversation With Rached Ghannouchi

In a meeting hosted by CFR's Ed Husain and Isobel Coleman, Rached Ghannouchi discusses Tunisia's post-revolution successes and the challenges the Nahdha party has faced as it has worked with Islamist…

November 29, 2011

Elections and Voting
Egypt's Elections: A Report from Cairo

Egyptians headed to the polls Monday in the first parliamentary elections since the ouster of former president Hosni Mubarak amid deepening divisions in society and concern about the nation's directi…