Published: Wed, 22 Feb 2017 23:26:31 -0500
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Tue, 14 Feb 2017 14:00:22 -0500
John Gallagher shares perspectives on the Trump administration’s approach to religious freedom in the United States.
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 13:27:36 -0500
The battle over the Trump administration’s executive order on immigration raises weighty constitutional questions involving presidential power and the judiciary’s role in national security, explains expert Cristina Rodriguez.
Wed, 08 Feb 2017 16:00:57 -0500
Neal Keny-Guyer discusses the humanitarian response to the crisis in Syria.
Sun, 05 Feb 2017 10:16:53 -0500
Corrupting the media, spreading chaos, and subverting the rule of law—it's what authoritarian regimes do best, argues Steven A. Cook.
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 17:28:18 -0500
CFR's James M. Lindsay and Edward Alden examine President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration.
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 14:52:55 -0500
Meghan O’Sullivan argues that the Trump Administration’s immigration ban undermines the United States’ ability to secure Iraqi cooperation against the Islamic State, thereby jeopardizing the United States ability to defeat the terror group.
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 12:23:05 -0500
Writing in the Washington Post, Philip Gordon discusses the impact of the administration’s refugee policy on the Middle East, and warns that the worst could be yet to come.
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 14:26:21 -0500
Bishop Michael B. Curry reflects on his recent trip to Ghana and discusses the role religious communities can play in countering radicalization and violent extremism.
Fri, 27 Jan 2017 16:53:28 -0500
President Donald J. Trump signed Executive Order 13769 on January 27, 2017, and was added to the federal register as 82 FR 8977, 2/1/17. Through this document, citizens from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen were banned from entering the United States for ninety days.
Thu, 26 Jan 2017 11:53:29 -0500
President Donald J. Trump has wide latitude to enact the sweeping changes to U.S. foreign policy that he has promised, but his executive authority is constrained by congressional legislation, treaty obligations, and bureaucratic processes.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:30:35 -0500
Lamin Sanneh discusses the origin and evolution of the Muslim pacifist tradition in West Africa highlighting Islam's role in fostering political moderation, religious tolerance, and social pluralism throughout the region.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 16:00:03 -0500
Joyce S. Dubensky and Azza Karam discuss the role of peacemakers in conflict resolution.
Mon, 19 Dec 2016 15:56:29 -0500
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs has led to thousands of extrajudicial killings, raising human rights concerns, says expert John Gershman in this interview.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:00:17 -0500
Shadi Hamid discusses the outcome of the U.S. presidential election and the role of identity, morality, and religion in American politics.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 12:11:43 -0500
Historian Niall Ferguson has won the fifteenth annual Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) Arthur Ross Book Award for Kissinger: 1923-1968: The Idealist (Penguin Press), the first in a two-volume biography of the former national security advisor Henry A. Kissinger, and will receive $15,000. On December 14, CFR will honor Ferguson—a senior fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution and Harvard University’s Center for European Studies—and the other awardees at a cocktail reception hosted by Gideon Rose, editor of Foreign Affairs and chair of the independent award jury.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 07:26:41 -0500
The World Next Week is on hiatus this week. In the meantime, listen to the third episode of The President's Inbox, which examines President-Elect Donald Trump's immigration priorities.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 07:15:06 -0500
In the third episode of The President's Inbox, CFR's James M. Lindsay, Robert McMahon, and Edward Alden examine President-Elect Donald Trump's immigration priorities.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 11:30:42 -0500
Policy experts and scholars of religion discuss immigration and demographic trends in the United States.
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 12:45:56 -0500
This symposium will convene policymakers, business executives, and other opinion leaders for a candid analysis of online privacy, with a particular focus on the United States, the U.S.-European Union relationship, and big data.
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 11:15:24 -0500
Experts examine risk to privacy in a big data world, whether our notions of privacy should change, and whether the benefits of big data collection outweigh the privacy consequences.
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 10:00:09 -0500
Experts present views on privacy in the European Union and the United States and identify areas of agreement and potential cooperation.
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 08:30:03 -0500
Experts provide an overview of the debate in the United States over online privacy.
Mon, 14 Nov 2016 17:30:37 -0500
Robert P. Jones discusses race, religion, and partisanship in the United States in the wake of the 2016 presidential election.
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 10:24:08 -0500
In addressing the question of how America was so wrong in predicting the 2016 presidential election, Gayle Lemmon notes that “the problem lies not just in the geography, but in the mindset of journalists.” A journalist by training, Lemmon speaks of the elite echo chamber in which journalists often operate and urges writers to speak with, understand, and respect the broader American public.
Sat, 05 Nov 2016 11:18:42 -0400
America's pretend soldiers are threatening to cross the line from dissent to insurrection on Tuesday. America's military is not, writes Gayle Tzeman Lemmon.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 14:08:31 -0400
Famous Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei discusses art, politics, human rights, and China's future.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 13:59:48 -0400
Social media has altered the nature of war, argue Emerson T. Brooking and P.W. Singer. The viral propaganda of the self-declared Islamic State, Russian disinformation campaigns, and Chinese cyber-nationalism are all indications of a more fundamental shift in conflict—a revolution that threatens to catch U.S. policymakers and social media companies off guard.
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 13:53:23 -0400
Why is Donald Trump within a whisker of the White House? Two-thirds of the country can’t even name the three branches of government. If we don’t revitalize civics education, we will be entrusting our future to people who know little to nothing of the way our government works. The way we are going, one of these days a Bernie Sanders or, heaven help us, a Donald Trump will not just be a candidate for president. He will actually become president, writes Max Boot.
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 13:34:57 -0400
This election year is memorable for many reasons but among the most important is showing Republicans the cost of their infatuation with “alternative” news sources. The right’s addiction to its own news has become destructive. Whether Trump wins or loses, conservatives need to re-evaluate their infatuation with “alternative” news sources that tell them what they want to hear and join a more mainstream conversation that includes different points of view.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:00:52 -0400
Paul Douglas and Mitchell C. Hescox discuss faith, science, and responsible stewardship of the environment.