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June 27, 2014

Austria
TWE Remembers: The Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

A loving couple. An heir to the throne. A wife shunned by her husband’s family. Two countries bitterly at odds. A shadowy secret organization. Security officials indifferent to their responsibilities…

Archduke

March 30, 2015

Global
Charting the U.S. Atrocities Prevention Board's Progress

Sarah Sewall discusses the U.S. Atrocities Prevention Board's progress over the last three years.

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July 29, 2014

Wars and Conflict
TWE Remembers: World War I Histories

You can learn a lot about the origins, events, and consequences of World War I by surfing the Internet. But if you really want to understand why the Great War happened, you should read serious histor…

World-War-I-Books

July 23, 2014

Wars and Conflict
TWE Remembers: Austria-Hungary Issues an Ultimatum to Serbia

Be careful what you wish for, you just might get it. That adage applies to governments as well as to people. A case in point is the ultimatum that Austria gave Serbia on July 23, 1914. Austrian offic…

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July 25, 2014

Diplomacy and International Institutions
TWE Remembers: Serbia Responds to Austria’s Ultimatum

Diplomacy is often a contest to gain the upper hand in the court of world opinion. The country that can depict itself as victim of aggression even when the facts are more complex may rally greater su…

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August 1, 2013

China
Dagny Dukach: Beijing Begins to Debate the Tibet Issue

Dagny Dukach is an intern for Asia Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. In early June 2013, Dr. Jin Wei, a senior Chinese government advisor and director of ethnic and religious studies at B…

Young Tibetan monks chat during a prayer meeting for tourists at a temple in Huangnan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai province on July 19, 2012.

October 24, 2011

Pharmaceuticals and Vaccines
Losing Ground in the Vaccine Fight? Denialism, Measles, Polio, and Mumps - Old Scourges and New Problems

Experts discuss current global vaccination efforts in conjunction with the launch of CFR's Vaccine-Preventable Outbreak Interactive Map.