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October 23, 2019

United States
The Big Red Button

A U.S. president can launch a first-strike nuclear attack at any time and, according to the law, does not need to seek advice first. Some experts think that’s too much power to put in one person’s ha…

Podcast The Big Red Button

March 19, 2019

Israel
Anticipating Israel’s Election, With Martin Indyk

Martin S. Indyk, distinguished fellow and director of executive education at CFR, sits down with James M. Lindsay to discuss Israel’s upcoming election.

Podcast A billboard in Ramat Gan, a Tel Aviv suburb.

January 31, 2017

Sub-Saharan Africa
Ending the South Sudan Civil War: A Conversation with Kate Almquist Knopf

Kate Almquist Knopf, director of the Africa Center for Strategic Studies at the National Defense University, is the author of a recent Center for Preventive Action report on Ending South Sudan’s Civi…

Podcast South Sudan CSR

June 12, 2014

Global
The World Next Week: Summer Reading Special

In this special edition, CFR.org Editor Robert McMahon, CFR's Director of Studies Jim Lindsay, and Foreign Affairs Editor Gideon Rose start off the summer with a list of books that they will be readi…

April 21, 2011

Global
The World Next Week: April 21, 2011

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org.