• The Rhine

    The Majestic Rhine: An FPRI Travel Experience

    Posted on BackChannel
    FPRI, in coordination with Academic Arrangements Abroad, would like to invite you to take part in once-in-a-lifetime cultural cruise along the storied Rhine River. Sail from the Dutch lowlands to the Swiss Alps, while celebrating the remarkably diverse history, art, culture, and cuisine of the Netherlands, Germany, France, and ...

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  • Forty Teachers from 24 States to Learn about America’s Wars

    Posted on BackChannel
    The Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI) is pleased to sponsor a professional development opportunity for teachers – a conference on “Why Does America Go to War?” The conference will take place on March 25-26, 2017, and is hosted and co-sponsored by the First Division Museum at Cantigny. This is ...

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  • FPRI’s Clint Watts on Russian Information Operations

    Posted on Scholars in the News
    For many years, FPRI Fox Fellow Clint Watts has been tracking jihadis online; in 2014, he stumbled across Russian trolls and in 2016 initiated a series of essays on his research findings, warning of the Russian attempt to erode trust in democratic institutions. ...

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  • Tsai Ing-wen made a phone call to Donald J. Trump, ​President-elect of the United States, on 2 December. (Source: Taiwan Presidential Office/Flickr)

    Donald Trump is No Friend of Taiwan

    Posted on E-Notes
    When President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan called then-President-elect Donald Trump, it should have been the beginning of a beautiful friendship. The presidents elected in Taiwan and in the U.S. in 2016 both were committed to building friendly relations between their countries. They put their promises into action with ...

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  • (Source: Sergeant Paul Shaw LBIPP (Army)/MOD)

    Making NATO Less “Obsolete”

    Posted on E-Notes
    The German Chancellor, Mrs. Angela Merkel, is coming to Washington this week to visit the White House and gain a better understanding of U.S. foreign policy under the new administration. President Donald Trump had startled our alliance partners in Europe when he described NATO as “obsolete.” He really unnerved ...

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