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Happy #4thofJuly! How much do you know about America’s Independence Day? Take the quiz in our Instagram Story to find out! 🇺🇸 (📷: Shaun Heasley/Reuters)

"American patriotism can be defined and operationalized in ways compatible with responsible global leadership. And figuring out how to do that from here on in is the Trump administration’s central challenge,” argues CFR President Richard N. Haass in his essay in the July/August 2017 issue of @foreignaffairsmag.

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The May/June 2017 issue of @foreignaffairsmag is on newsstands today. Take a look at what’s inside:

In the last fifty years, Brazil’s Amazon rainforest has lost nearly a fifth of its forest cover—almost 300,000 square miles. In 2015, it lost another 2,000 square miles. Take an interactive look at the causes and consequences of deforestation in the Amazon: (link also in profile) #EarthDay

In a conversation at CFR today, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations @nikkihaley discussed human rights, peacekeeping, and the United States’ goals for its term as president of the UN Security Council.
Watch the discussion: (link also in profile) 📷:Don Pollard

The Arctic region is warming at twice the rate as the rest of the planet. The melting sea ice is opening up the region to new trade routes and commercial activities. But the United States lags behind other Arctic nations in taking advantage of the growing opportunity in the region.
A new CFR Independent Task Force report, “Arctic Imperatives” highlights what U.S. policymakers need to do to keep up in the Arctic: (Photo: Reuters)

Today is #InternationalWomensDay. This year, the United Nations commemoration of the day will focus on how women’s economic empowerment across the globe can accelerate progress toward the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Learn more about women’s economic participation from CFR’s Women and Foreign Policy program: (link also in bio) (📷:Akintunde Akinleye/Reuters)

Famine has been declared in South Sudan as the country’s three year civil war continues. A CFR report explains what can be done to end the conflict: (link also in bio)

Today is #PresidentsDay. Think you know a lot about U.S. presidents? Take our quiz to find out! (Link also in bio) 🇺🇸

🎧 President Donald Trump’s immigration executive order immediately sparked controversy. CFR's James M. Lindsay and Edward Alden examine the order and what it means in the latest episode of “The President’s Inbox” podcast: (link also in bio)

Today is #WorldCancerDay. Learn more about the emerging crisis in low- & middle- income countries: noncommunicable diseases, such as diabetes, heart disease, and cancer:

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