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October 18, 2018

Religion
Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom

Knox Thames, special advisor for religious minorities in the Near East and South/Central Asia at the U.S. Department of State, marks the twentieth anniversary of the International Religious Freedom Act with a discussion on the State Department's Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom, as part of CFR’s Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call series.

September 4, 2014

China
Notable Quotables From THE BATTLE OF BRETTON WOODS

“The various currencies, which were all maintained on a stable basis in relation to gold and to one another, facilitated the easy flow of capital and of trade to an extent the full value of which …

Notable Quotables From THE BATTLE OF BRETTON WOODS

October 8, 2008

United States
God and Gold

Teaching Notes on God and Gold: Britain, America, and the Making of the Modern World by CFR Senior Fellow Walter Russell Mead.

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Religion and Foreign Policy

The CFR Religion and Foreign Policy (RFP) program serves as a resource for the faith community, bringing together congregational and lay leaders, religion scholars, and representatives of faith-based organizations for conversations on religion and global affairs.

May 30, 2016

United States
TWE Remembers: Memorial Day

The United States has fought twelve major wars and a countless number of smaller skirmishes in its history. Memorial Day is our way of honoring the soldiers, sailors, airmen, airwomen, and marines wh…

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June 9, 2008

Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe’s Security Sector

As Zimbabwe’s economic crisis has deepened, President Robert Mugabe has ceded significant power to the country’s security forces.

June 10, 2013

Defense and Security
TWE Remembers: FDR’s "Stab in the Back" Speech

A president giving a commencement address is commonplace. A president giving a commencement address when his child is a member of the graduating class is pretty rare. Rarer still is a president speak…

Franklin D. Roosevelt's commencement address at the University of Virginia on June 10, 1940 as released to the press (Courtesy of the National Archives and Records Administration).

February 11, 2011

Budget, Debt, and Deficits
Friday File: The Budget Brawl Begins

The aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman in the Mediterranean Sea. (Fabrizio Bensch/courtesy Reuters) Above the Fold. Football season is over, but Washington’s annual budget brawl begins Monday when…

The aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman in the Mediterranean Sea.

November 12, 2010

Pakistan
U.S. Strategy for Pakistan and Afghanistan: Report of a CFR-Sponsored Independent Task Force

The CFR-sponsored Independent Task Force on U.S. Strategy for Pakistan and Afghanistan assesses U.S. objectives, strategy, and policy options in the region. It finds that while the challenges are sev…

November 12, 2010

Pakistan
U.S. Strategy for Pakistan and Afghanistan : Report of a CFR-Sponsored Independent Task Force

Experts assess U.S. objectives, strategy, and policy options in Pakistan and Afghanistan; recommendations include a long-term partnership with Pakistan, calls for a new approach to Afghan political r…