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June 16, 2016

Iran
How Powerful Is Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps?

The Revolutionary Guards are involved in maintaining domestic order, projecting Iranian influence in the Mideast, and presiding over major business interests. They are poised to take on a bigger role…

April 17, 2015

Saudi Arabia
The New Saudi Foreign Policy

Saudi Arabia’s intervention in Yemen marks a more assertive foreign policy that is less inclined to rely on the United States and could intensify the sectarian rift with Iran across the region, write…

August 13, 2014

Iraq
How Washington Can Bolster Iraq

The events in Iraq affect core U.S. interests, and Washington should be prepared to help both battle jihadist forces and press for political reforms over the long run, says CFR’s David Palkki.

October 19, 2011

Human Rights
Promoting Human Rights: Is U.S. Consistency Desirable or Possible?

In this Markets and Democracy Brief, CFR’s Mark Lagon argues for a more consistent approach to human rights promotion than the United States has often pursued in the past.

October 28, 2010

Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
Venezuela’s Troubling Nuclear Ties

Venezuela’s stepped-up efforts to develop nuclear power and tighten its bonds with Iran require a firm but deft diplomatic response from the Obama administration, write CFR’s Joel Hirst and Jonathan …

May 1, 2010

Iraq
War of Necessity, War of Choice

Teaching Notes on War of Necessity, War of Choice by CFR President Richard N. Haass.

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April 17, 2007

Religion
The Shia Revival

Teaching Notes on The Shia Revival: How Conflicts Within Islam Will Shape the Future by CFR Adjunct Senior Fellow Vali Nasr.

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September 1, 2005

Heads of State and Government
America Unbound

Teaching Notes on America Unbound: The Bush Revolution in Foreign Policy by CFR Senior Vice President James M. Lindsay and co-author Ivo H. Daalder.

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