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Religion and Foreign Policy

How the State Department Is Getting Religion

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

As Secretary Kerry said a the roll-out for The State Department's Office of Faith Based Initiatives, 'We ignore the role of religion at our peril'

Foreign Policy's Amen Corner

Glenn C. Altschuler | Posted 05.01.2012 | Books
Glenn C. Altschuler

Clearly, religion has provided a shared language for leaders and the public throughout American history. Preston believes it is a "missing link, a vital but unrecognized part of the story."

An Open Letter To Congress From Leaders of the Faith Community: Don't Cut Foreign Aid!

Rabbi Jack Bemporad | Posted 01.03.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Jack Bemporad

Reducing suffering and improving lives in the world's poorest communities has represented, since WWII, the finest facet of American foreign policy and a true measure of American public compassion.

The Council On Foreign Relations Religion And Foreign Policy Series: Electoral And Religious Conflict In Africa

Erik Owens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Erik Owens

As we watch the events unfold in Africa over the next eight weeks, keep a careful eye on the shifting national and religious identities -- and the rhetoric that masks and reveals them.