The David Rockefeller Studies Program—CFR's think tank—analyzes pressing global challenges and offers actionable steps that policymakers and citizens can take to address them. The more than seventy full-time and adjunct fellows in Studies cover all the world’s major regions and significant foreign policy issues. In addition to producing books, articles, op-eds, blogs, podcasts, and interactives, the Studies Program administers eleven fellowship programs. 


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In Focus: Rohingya Refugees

Rohingya (Reuters)

In a recent blog post, CFR Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia Alyssa Ayres shares her take on the situation in the Rakhine State of Myanmar that has led an estimated 415,000 Rohingya people to flee their homes for Bangladesh in the past three weeks alone.


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CFR's Meghan O'Sullivan joins James M. Lindsay to examine the impact of energy on U.S. foreign policy.
The mission is to be a resource and a source of ideas, and to provide analysis and background to help people understand the world. — Richard Haass, President, Council on Foreign Relations

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