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March 19, 2012

United States
Ailing Public Education System Jeopardizes U.S. National Security, CFR Task Force Argues

The United States’ failure to educate its students leaves them unprepared to compete and threatens the country’s ability to thrive in a global economy and maintain its leadership role, finds a new Co…

May 1, 2015

Cyber Week in Review: May 1, 2015

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed:  The FBI got a chilly reception at a Congressional hearing this week on the issue of encrypti…

CFR Net Politics Cyber

February 18, 2015

United States
Soldier-Authors: The Iraq and Afghanistan Wars in New Works of Fiction

Elliot L. Ackerman, author of Green on Blue: A Novel, Matthew Gallagher, author of Youngblood, and Michael Pitre, author of Fives and Twenty-Fives, join PEN American Center's Peter Godwin, to discuss…

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February 18, 2015

United States
Soldier-Authors: The Iraq and Afghanistan Wars in New Works of Fiction

Elliot L. Ackerman, author of Green on Blue: A Novel, Matthew Gallagher, author of Youngblood, and Michael Pitre, author of Fives and Twenty-Fives, join PEN American Center's Peter Godwin, to discuss…

March 25, 2014

Arctic
Emerging Arctic Explored in New CFR InfoGuide

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) has released a new interactive guide examining the economic opportunities and environmental risks emerging in the Arctic. Climate change, technological advances…

November 17, 2012

Jordan
Weekend Reading: Kurdish Hunger Strikers, Jabari’s Assassination, and Jordan in Turmoil

Jake Hess’ take on hunger striking Kurds. Issandr el Amrani on Ahmed al Jabari’s assassination. Katie Paul looks at the escalating crisis in Jordan.

Syrian Bedouin writer and journalist Lina Hawyan al-Hassan, reads a book at her home in Damascus (Khaled Al Hariri / Courtesy Reuters)

April 22, 2014

Global
What to Do About Guantanamo Bay

Despite President Obama's stated goal of closing the prison at Guantanamo Bay, it continues to hold dozens of detainees. Phillip Carter of the Center for a New American Security, Marc A. Thiessen of …

April 22, 2014

Global
What to Do About Guantanamo Bay

Despite President Obama's stated goal of closing the prison at Guantanamo Bay, it continues to hold dozens of detainees. Phillip Carter of the Center for a New American Security, Marc Thiessen of the…

September 16, 2008

Political History and Theory
Foreign Policy and Political Nominating Conventions

U.S. political conventions offer the parties a place to unite around presidential candidates and a vision for foreign and domestic policy.

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November 4, 2008

Politics and Government
Presidential Transitions and Foreign Policy

The handoff of foreign policy responsibility from one U.S. presidential administration to another has proven risky in many cases. The next transition occurs at a time of extraordinary global challeng…