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November 20, 2012

Political History and Theory
Eisenhower Reconsidered

Jean Edward Smith, senior scholar at Columbia University's history department, discusses his new book, Eisenhower in War and Peace.

November 20, 2012

Political History and Theory
Eisenhower Reconsidered

This meeting is part of a series hosted with the National History Center featuring prominent historians who will examine the events and times that shaped foreign policy as we know it today.

January 5, 2012

United States
Remembering the Eisenhower Doctrine Remembering the Eisenhower Doctrine

A portrait of U.S. president Dwight D. Eisenhower, who served from 1953-1961 (Courtesy Reuters). Today marks the fifty-fifth anniversary of President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s speech enunciating what c…

July 17, 2018

China
SenseTime China Facial Recognition The Rise of China's Security-Industrial Complex

Echoing former U.S. President Eisenhower's concerns, a new security-industrial complex is emerging in China. Unlike Eisenhower, however, China's leaders are embracing the security companies, who see …

July 31, 2018

Peacekeeping
U.S. service members take part in a helicopter Medevac exercise. Tool of Peace and War: Save the Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute

The U.S. military is currently at war with itself, and a casualty may be a valuable Army institution that protects not only U.S. interests, but also the lives of U.S. service members.

June 28, 2018

United States
summer reading 2018 What’s Worth Reading This Summer?

CFR.org editor Bob McMahon and I recorded our annual summer reading episode of CFR’s “The World Next Week” podcast. Carlos Lozada, the nonfiction book critic at the Washington Post, joined us for the…

June 14, 2018

United States
Army Birthday 2018 Happy Birthday to the U.S. Army!

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…

April 4, 2014

Global
Susan Rice on Diversity in International Affairs

Susan Rice discusses diversity in international affairs and offers career advice.

May 1, 2018

China
Xi’s China Is More Authoritarian at Home and More Assertive Abroad, Argues Elizabeth Economy in New Book

May 1, 2018—“One of the great paradoxes of China today,” writes eminent China scholar Elizabeth C. Economy, “is Xi Jinping’s effort to position himself as a champion of globalization, while at th…

August 17, 2011

International Organizations
Nation. Meet Susan Rice.

Nation. Meet Susan Rice. On Monday night, the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations was on the Colbert Report. She used typical  UN sovereignty-stealing trickery—like logic and nuance—to “explain”…