News & Updates

Transatlantic Charter for Peace and Security in Afghanistan

We urgently need a coordinated set of actions to mitigate the likely security and political consequences of the military withdrawal as part of a plan to advance stability and peace in Afghanistan.
A sign posted on a fence reads, "Stop Asian Hate"

Rejecting Bigotry at Every Intersection

We stand in solidarity with our Asian American colleagues, partners, and neighbors in the struggle against racism and misogyny.

(Photo courtesy of U.S. Department of State.)

How to Get America and Iran Back to the Negotiating Table

Either as a nonproliferation tool or as a starting point for regional dialogue, there is no serious alternative other than returning to the 2015 JCPOA.
Heather McGhee and the cover of her book, The Sum of Us, which has a painting of two children, one Black and one White, at a swimming pool

The Sum of Us cover courtesy of Penguin Random House.

In new book, RBF Trustee Heather McGhee Examines the Costs of Racism

McGhee’s book, The Sum of Us, chronicles her journey around the country to explore the social and economic gains that result when people unite across racial divides.
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Building an Anti-racist, Anti-sexist Institution

At our November board meeting, the RBF Board of Trustees approved a new statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion that acknowledges our personal and institutional roles in the history of oppression that we are seeking to dismantle.