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Richard Haass

Dr. Richard Haass is president of the nonpartisan Council on Foreign Relations. An experienced diplomat and policymaker, he served in the Pentagon, State Department, and White House under four presidents, Democrat and Republican alike. A recipient of the Presidential Citizens Medal, the State Department’s Distinguished Honor Award, and the Tipperary International Peace Award, he is the author or editor of fifteen other books, including the bestselling The World: A Brief Introduction, A World in Disarray, and Foreign Policy Begins at Home.


Books for Black History Month

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Teaching The World: A Webinar with Richard Haass

On behalf of the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), we invite you to participate in a CFR Educators Webinar via Zoom on Tuesday, May 19, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. (ET). CFR President Richard N. Haass will lead the discussion on The World: A Brief Introduction, his new book designed to provide readers with

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