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CFR Backgrounder: Al-Shabab
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The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) presents a backgrounder on Al-Shabab; an Islamist insurgent group that remains capable of carrying out massive attacks in Somalia and surrounding countries despite a decade-long African Union offensive against the Islamist group. CFR Backgrounders provide an in-depth analysis on current political and economic issues.

Subject:
Religious Studies
World Cultures
World History
Physical Geography
Cultural Geography
Political Science
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Case Study
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Council on Foreign Relations
Date Added:
01/10/2018
CFR InfoGuide: Child Marriage
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The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) InfoGuide on Child Marriage examines the link between child marriage and poverty, poor health, curtailed education, and violence, and demonstrates how this practice harms not only entire families, communities, and economies, but also U.S. interests around the world. CFR InfoGuides are a multimedia series to promote understanding of complex foreign policy issues.

Subject:
World Cultures
World History
Cultural Geography
Political Science
Women's Studies
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Case Study
Interactive
Reading
Author:
Council on Foreign Relations
Date Added:
01/16/2018
CFR InfoGuide: Deforestation in the Amazon
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The Council on Foreign Relation's (CFR) "Deforestation in the Amazon" InfoGuide provides a compelling look at the causes and consequences of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon and is available online in English and Portuguese. CFR InfoGuides are a multimedia series to promote understanding of complex foreign policy issues.

Subject:
World Cultures
Forestry and Agriculture
Physical Geography
Cultural Geography
Political Science
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Assessment
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Author:
Council on Foreign Relations
Date Added:
12/14/2017
CFR InfoGuide: Modern Slavery
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The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) InfoGuide on Modern Slavery examines the forces driving slavery and the many forms it has taken, including debt bondage in India, forced labor in North Korea, and human trafficking in Europe and the United States. CFR InfoGuides are a multimedia series to promote understanding of complex foreign policy issues.

Subject:
World Cultures
Cultural Geography
Ethnic Studies
Political Science
Women's Studies
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Case Study
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Primary Source
Reading
Author:
Council on Foreign Relations
Date Added:
01/25/2018
CFR InfoGuide: The Sunni-Shia Divide
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The Council on Foreign Relation's (CFR) "The Sunni-Shia Divide" InfoGuide examines the roots and consequences of the divide between Sunni and Shia Muslims, including expert insight into the extremist groups behind today’s sectarian violence and related flashpoints that threaten international security. CFR InfoGuides are a multimedia series to promote understanding of complex foreign policy issues.

Subject:
Religious Studies
World Cultures
World History
Cultural Geography
Political Science
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Assessment
Case Study
Interactive
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Reading
Author:
Council on Foreign Relations
Date Added:
12/06/2017
CFR InfoGuide: The Taliban
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The Council of Foreign Relations (CFR) InfoGuide on The Taliban examines the two Talibans, in Afghanistan and Pakistan, and the consequences for the region. CFR InfoGuides are a multimedia series to promote understanding of complex foreign policy issues.

Subject:
World Cultures
World History
Cultural Geography
Political Science
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Case Study
Interactive
Reading
Author:
Council on Foreign Relations
Date Added:
01/16/2018
CFR InfoGuide: The Time of the Kurds
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The destabilization of Iraq, the civil war in Syria, and the rise of the Islamic State present both challenges and opportunities for the Kurds. The Council on Foreign Relation's (CFR) "The Time of the Kurds" InfoGuide outlines these challenges, their historical underpinnings, and how they could reshape the Middle East. CFR InfoGuides are a multimedia series to promote understanding of complex foreign policy issues.

Subject:
World Cultures
World History
Political Science
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Interactive
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Author:
Council on Foreign Relations
Date Added:
12/07/2017
CFR Interactive Report: Women's Participation in Peace Processes
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The Council on Foreign Relation's (CFR) Women and Foreign Policy program analyzes how elevating the status of women and girls advances U.S. foreign policy objectives. The CFR Interactive Report "Women's Participation in Peace Processes" provides compelling evidence about the value of women’s contributions to peace processes around the world.

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World History
Cultural Geography
Political Science
Women's Studies
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Assessment
Case Study
Interactive
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Reading
Author:
Council on Foreign Relations
Date Added:
12/21/2017
CFR Interactive: The Eastern Congo
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The Council on Foreign Relation's (CFR) Interactive on The Eastern Congo details the fragile peace process seeking to bring stability to central Africa where foreign invasions and homegrown rebellions have killed and displaced millions. CFR InfoGuides are a multimedia series to promote understanding of complex foreign policy issues.

Subject:
World Cultures
Physical Geography
Ethnic Studies
Political Science
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Assessment
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Reading
Author:
Council on Foreign Relations
Date Added:
12/21/2017
Cyber Operations Tracker
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The Council on Foreign Relation's (CFR) Studies Program examines the most significant foreign policy issues facing the United States and the world today. The Digital and Cyberspace Policy program’s cyber operations tracker is a database of the publicly known state-sponsored incidents that have occurred since 2005.

Subject:
Computer Science
Information Science
Electronic Technology
Political Science
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Case Study
Interactive
Reading
Author:
Council on Foreign Relations
Date Added:
12/14/2017
The Emerging Arctic: Risks and Opportunities
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The northern reaches of the planet are melting at a pace few nations can afford to ignore, yielding potentially lucrative returns in energy, minerals, and shipping. But debate is mounting over whether the Arctic can be developed sustainably and peaceably.

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Political Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
Council on Foreign Relations
Date Added:
01/16/2018
Global Conflict Tracker
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The Council on Foreign Relations Center for Preventive Action's (CPA) Global Conflict Tracker is an interactive guide to ongoing conflicts around the world of concern to the United States. The interactive covers nearly thirty conflicts with background information and resources on each conflict.

Subject:
World History
Cultural Geography
Political Science
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Case Study
Diagram/Illustration
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Reading
Author:
Council on Foreign Relations
Date Added:
12/04/2017
Global Literacy Survey
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The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) and National Geographic commissioned a survey to gauge what young people educated in American colleges and universities know about geography, the environment, demographics, U.S. foreign policy, recent international events, and economics. The survey, conducted in May 2016 among 1,203 respondents aged eighteen to twenty-six, revealed significant gaps between what young people understand about today’s world and what they need to know to successfully navigate and compete in it. Included on site is the full survey report (PDF) and a sample quiz of some of the survey questions.

Subject:
World History
Physical Geography
Cultural Geography
Political Science
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Assessment
Author:
Council on Foreign Relations
National Geographic
Date Added:
12/21/2017
Model Diplomacy
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Model Diplomacy is the Council on Foreign Relations’ (CFR) free multimedia simulation program. It engages students through role-play and case studies to understand the issues, institutions, and challenges of creating and implementing U.S. foreign policy. It is an adaptable interactive resource that promotes independent research, critical thinking, effective communication, and collaborative approaches to problem solving. Model Diplomacy places students in the position of policymakers deliberating hypothetical scenarios based on real issues. Content is informed by CFR experts.

Subject:
Reading Informational Text
Speaking and Listening
Political Science
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Assessment
Case Study
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Simulation
Student Guide
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Council on Foreign Relations
Date Added:
12/04/2017
North Korean Nuclear Negotiations 1985-2018
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An interactive timeline on the nuclear negotiations between the United States and North Korea across three decades that have failed to halt the advance of the North’s atomic weapons program.

Subject:
U.S. History
Political Science
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Interactive
Reading
Author:
Council on Foreign Relations
Date Added:
06/08/2018
Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Calls
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The Council on Foreign Relation's (CFR) Religion and Foreign Policy program serves as a resource for the faith community, bringing together congregational and lay leaders, religion scholars, and representatives of faith-based organizations for conversations on issues at the intersection of religion and global affairs. Led by a CFR expert, faith leader, or religion scholar, the Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call series gives members of the religious community the opportunity to participate in nonpartisan, cross-denominational conversations on timely issues at the intersection of religion and international affairs.

Subject:
Religious Studies
World Cultures
World History
Cultural Geography
Ethnic Studies
Political Science
Material Type:
Case Study
Reading
Author:
Council on Foreign Relations
Date Added:
12/21/2017
The Risks of U.S. Steel and Aluminum Tariffs
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The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) presents a backgrounder on the recent tariffs, also known as import taxes, on steel and aluminum. President Trump argues that tariffs are necessary to protect U.S. national security, but many experts argue that the measures could backfire. CFR Backgrounders provide an in-depth analysis on current political and economic issues.

Subject:
Economics
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Case Study
Reading
Author:
Council on Foreign Relations
Date Added:
04/11/2018
See How Much You Know About 1968
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On behalf of the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), take this quiz to test your knowledge of the biggest events of 1968, from the Vietnam War to the civil rights movement.

Subject:
U.S. History
Cultural Geography
Political Science
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Activity/Lab
Homework/Assignment
Interactive
Module
Author:
Council on Foreign Relations
Date Added:
07/31/2018
See How Much You Know About Immigration in the United States
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On behalf of the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), take this quiz to test your knowledge of the trends and policies surrounding U.S. immigration.

Subject:
Cultural Geography
Ethnic Studies
Political Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Homework/Assignment
Interactive
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Author:
Council on Foreign Relations
Date Added:
07/31/2018