The OSCE Yearbook is the only independent academic publication dedicated to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), its work, and the issues that concern it. The 2007 edition contains another broad selection of insightful contributions by academics, diplomats, and practitioners. It begins by considering two burning issues that greatly concerned the Organization during the year: Russia's suspension of the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE Treaty) and potential consequences of the failure of to resolve the Kosovo status question. The special focus section on tolerance and non-discrimination includes a discussion by the OSCE Secretary General's contribution to the UN "Alliance of Civilizations" initiative. There is a review of the history of the OSCE's engagement in this field, a consideration of religion, and the "dialogue of civilizations." The book also contains contributions on anti-Semitism, discrimination against Muslims, policing hate crime, and the work of the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR). States whose relations with the Organization are in the spotlight this year include Romania, Montenegro, and Kazakhstan, while further contributions look at the field presences in Croatia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and at the Organization's work in South-Eastern Europe and Central Asia as a whole.