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March 27, 2017

United States
Bill Maher Makes Us Dumber: How Ignorance, Fear and Stupid Pop-Culture Clichés Shape Americans’ View of the Middle East

Americans used to be just ignorant about Muslims and the Middle East. Now we're also fearful, stupid and wrong.

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October 5, 2012

Trade
Guest Post: Ralls vs. CFIUS: What Are the Implications for Chinese Investment?

The following is a guest post by two of the leading experts on Chinese foreign direct investment in the United States, and on the U.S. government's investment review process. Thilo Hanemann is Resear…

Windmills at a wind farm in Palm Springs, California (Lucy Nicholson/Courtesy Reuters).

October 2, 2012

Trade
The Changing Politics of Chinese Trade and Investment

On the same day last week that President Obama was issuing an order blocking a Chinese company from acquiring several Oregon wind farms, the Financial Times had a fascinating story on the changing po…

Then-presidential nominee Senator Barack Obama waves to the crowd after speaking at a campaign rally at Ault Park in Cincinnati, Ohio in October 2008 (Jim Young/Courtesy Reuters).

February 21, 2013

Gender
Paradise Beneath Her Feet

Teaching Notes on Paradise Beneath Her Feet by CFR Senior Fellow Isobel Coleman.

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February 24, 2012

Afghanistan
Protests Over Quran Burning May Spread Beyond Afghanistan

The protests sweeping Afghanistan over the burning of Qurans at a U.S. base may spread to other Muslim countries unless U.S. and NATO officials act swiftly, says CFR’s Ed Husain.

April 23, 2013

United States
HBO History Makers Series with George J. Mitchell

George J. Mitchell discusses his career in government, as part of the HBO History Makers Series.

September 28, 2012

Tunisia
A Conversation with Moncef Marzouki

Tunisian president Moncef Marzouki describes the history of the democratic movement in his country, as well as Tunisia's role in the Arab uprisings.

September 21, 2012

United States
A Conversation with Hina Rabbani Khar

Pakistani foreign minister Hina Rabbani Khar discusses U.S.-Pakistan relations, focusing on the bilateral relationship beyond national security concerns.

April 1, 2011

United Kingdom
"Intelligence and Counter-Radicalization"

Panelists compare and contrast the linkages between law enforcement and intelligence in the United States and the United Kingdom and discuss how violent extremism has changed the business of intellig…

November 16, 2006

Global
Ending Global Poverty

Watch Muhammad Yunus, founder and managing director of the Grameen Bank and recipient of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize, discuss the role of microcredit in fighting poverty.