September 13, 2018
September 13, 2018—Former diplomat and Middle East expert Martin Indyk will join the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) this month as a distinguished fellow and director of executive education, based…
June 29, 2018
Developments in conflicts across the world that you might have missed this week.
June 14, 2018
The United States Army celebrates its 243nd birthday today. If you see an active duty, former, or retired member of the United States Army today, wish their service Happy Birthday.
The Army websit…
Teaching Notes for A Great Place to Have a War, written by CFR Senior Fellow Joshua Kurlantzick, on the story of the CIA's covert war in Laos during the Vietnam War.
May 14, 2018
Teaching Notes for Taming the Sun, written by CFR Fellow Varun Sivaram
May 7, 2018
Teaching Notes for The Marshall Plan, written by CFR Senior Fellow Benn Steil
April 27, 2018
At the 2018 Academy Awards, Oscar winner Frances McDormand explained how movies can be more diverse: inclusion riders. This approach is one worth considering outside of Hollywood—including in the con…
March 23, 2018
President Nicolas Maduro’s efforts to consolidate power amid a deepening economic and humanitarian crisis have drawn widespread international condemnation.
March 12, 2018
Hobbled by foreign interventions, political instability, and natural disasters, the former French colony has long suffered from underdevelopment.
December 28, 2017
I wrote yesterday about ten Americans who died in 2017 who helped shape U.S. foreign policy during their lifetimes. But Americans are not the only ones who influence world affairs. Below are ten worl…