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April 4, 2005

Religion
Steinfels: The Next Pope Should Open Vatican to More Consultation

Peter Steinfels, a prominent Catholic commentator and a former senior religion correspondent for the New York Times, says Pope John Paul II, who died April 2, will be remembered as “a giant historica…

November 21, 2005

Elections and Voting
Stern: New German ‘Grand Coalition’ Government a Major, Positive Achievement

Fritz Stern, a leading historian on Germany, says the coming to power in Germany of a so-called Grand Coalition between the rival Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and Social Democratic Party (SPD), i…

May 17, 2005

Americas
Task Force Urges Measures to Strengthen North American Competitiveness, Expand Trade, Ensure Border Security

May 17, 2005--North America is vulnerable on several fronts: the region faces terrorist and criminal security threats, increased economic competition from abroad, and uneven economic development at h…

February 6, 2006

Religion
Role of Religion in U.S. Foreign Policy Focus of New Council Initiative

February 6, 2006 —The Council has launched a Religion and Foreign Policy Initiative to connect with—and serve as a resource for—religious and congregational leaders and thinkers whose voices are incr…

May 8, 2007

Nigeria
Religious Conflict in Nigeria: Religion and the Nigerian Elections - Session 1

This is part of the Religion and Foreign Policy Symposia Series, which is made possible by the generous support of the Henry Luce Foundation.   MR. MEAD:  All right, if I could have everybody's at…

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January 8, 2007

Trade
Drozdiak: Merkel’s Visit Points Up ’Big Improvement’ in United States-German Relations

William Drozdiak, president of the independent American Council on Germany, says the White House meeting last week between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Bush indicates “they seem to h…

May 8, 2007

Nigeria
Symposium on Religious Conflict in Nigeria: Session 1: Religion and the Nigeria Elections

Watch Peter M. Lewis, director of Africa studies at Johns Hopkins University's Paul A. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, and Rotimi T. Suberu, senior fellow for the Jennings Randolph fe…

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May 8, 2007

Religion
Religious Conflict in Nigeria: Contemporary Religious Dynamics in Nigeria - Session 2

      MR. LEWIS:  Welcome to this second session of our symposium on religious conflict in Nigeria.  This session will address contemporary religious dynamics in Nigeria.  Again, I’d like to remind …

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May 8, 2007

Religion
Symposium on Religious Conflict in Nigeria: Session 2: Contemporary Religious Dynamics in Nigeria

Watch Father Mathew Kukah, vicar general of the Catholic Archdiocese of Kaduna, and John N. Paden, Clarence J. Robinson professor of international studies at George Mason University, discuss recent d…

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