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October 28, 2015

Germany
Play RTRRZ8U_EC.jpg Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of German Unification

Experts discuss the unification of Germany and the country's evolution into one of the leaders of the European Union today.

December 9, 2013

Sub-Saharan Africa
Wenceslous Nicholas, age four, lights a candle in front of the statue of former South African President Nelson Mandela in Parliament Square in central London December 8, 2013. The Apotheosis of Nelson Mandela

For many, Nelson Mandela is no longer so much an historical figure as a legend. Even his portraits in the media are now idealized, neither the image of the young radical nor of the elderly statesman…

December 26, 2013

Defense and Security
American flags fly at half mast. (Jonathan Ernst/Courtesy Reuters) Ten Americans Who Died in 2013 Who Shaped U.S. Foreign Policy

Year’s end is a time for taking stock, counting successes, and assessing failures. It is also a time for remembering those who are no longer with us. Here are ten Americans who died in 2013 who throu…

July 18, 2007

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
The Rise of al-Qaedaism

Since 9/11, much of al-Qaeda’s operational capacity has been dismantled but experts say the group’s strength now lies in its ability to inspire others to carry out terrorist attacks.

December 6, 2006

Iraq
The Baker-Hamilton Commission (aka Iraq Study Group)

As the much-discussed Iraq Study Group gears up to give its final report to Congress, there is a flurry of speculation over what its recommendations will include. Here is an inside look at the so-cal…

February 9, 2011

Politics and Government
Corporate Member Executives Roundtable, "Beyond Whole of Government: Public Private Collaboration to Achieve U.S. Foreign Policy Goals"

The December 2010 Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review emphasized, among other things, the importance of smart and coordinated foreign assistance efforts, and a whole of government approach t…

February 9, 2011

Politics and Government
Beyond Whole of Government: Public Private Collaboration to Achieve U.S. Foreign Policy Goals

Experts discuss the potential that public private collaboration can have toward achieving the goals of U.S. foreign policy, private business, and civil society.

September 16, 1998

International Law
Allan Gerson Named Senior Fellow for International Organizations and Law

New York City, August 17, 1998: Allan Gerson, a noted international law expert, has been named as Senior Fellow for International Organizations and Law at the Council on Foreign Relations, Council P…