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June 15, 2006

Political History and Theory
HBO History Makers Series: James A. Baker III

EVAN THOMAS:  Welcome to the Council on Foreign Relations evening with James A. Baker.  I’d like to thank, to start out, Richard Plepler and Home Box Office for making this evening possible.  We’re g…

December 18, 2007

Education
Beyond Primary: Making the Case for Universal Secondary Education

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences recently published the book Educating All Children: A Global Agenda that considers the challenges of achieving universal basic and secondary education global…

November 7, 2011

United States
HBO History Makers with Thad W. Allen

Retired Admiral Thad W. Allen discusses major events, such as Hurricane Katrina, that shaped his experience as admiral of the United States Coast Guard. This meeting is part of the HBO History Mak…

November 7, 2011

United States
HBO History Makers Series with Admiral Thad Allen

CAPTAIN MELISSA BERT: Good evening. I'd like to welcome everyone to tonight's History Makers series with Admiral Thad Allen, former commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard. On behalf of the council, I wou…

March 9, 2012

Defense and Security
Friday File: The Politics of Iran War Fever

Above the Fold. President Obama used his speech to the annual conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee last Sunday and his White House press conference to take his critics to task f…

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February 8, 2012

Sub-Saharan Africa
Guest Post: Johannesburg’s Undocumented Immigrants

This is a guest post by Melissa Bukuru, CFR Africa program intern. Last week, the UNHCR released a report claiming that one thousand five hundred would-be African migrants to Europe drowned or went …

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February 16, 2012

Sub-Saharan Africa
Guest Post: New Figures on Facebook and Twitter in Africa

This is a guest post by Asch Harwood and Melissa Bukuru. Asch is the CFR Africa program research associate. Follow him on Twitter at @aschlfod. Melissa is the CFR Africa program intern. Like mobile …

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March 9, 2012

Sub-Saharan Africa
Guest Post: KONY 2012, Beyond the Buzz

This is a guest post by Melissa Bukuru, CFR Africa program intern. After 50 million views and a media buzz that shows no sign of dying down quickly, backlash to Invisible Children’s KONY 2012 video …

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March 29, 2012

Sub-Saharan Africa
The Central Methodist Mission in Johannesburg

When a measure of economic stability returned to Zimbabwe, South Africa dismantled its special treatment regimes for refugees from that country. It now requires entry permits, work permits, and impos…

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