Author: Thomas Bernauer
CFR experts examine domestic and foreign policy questions surrounding energy, security, and climate change.
The definitive account of the secret war in Laos, which forever changed the CIA from a relatively small spying agency into an organization with vast paramilitary powers. More
CFR President Haass argues for an updated global operating system to address challenges from terrorism to climate change. More
Alden provides an enlightening history of the last four decades of U.S. trade policies and a blueprint for how to keep the United States competitive in a globalized economy. More
The Task Force finds that Alaska and the Arctic are of growing economic and geostrategic importance and recommends actions to improve the United States’ strategic presence in the Arctic region.
The Task Force recommends revising U.S. policy toward North Korea to break the cycle of North Korean provocation and promote stability in Northeast Asia.
India now matters to U.S. interests in virtually every dimension. This Independent Task Force report assesses the current situation in India and the U.S.-India relationship, and suggests a new model for partnership with a rising India.
Rates of heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and other noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) in low- and middle-income countries are increasing faster than in wealthier countries. The report outlines a plan for collective action on this growing epidemic.
Listen to experts breakdown the development of an international framework for geoengineering and the implications of these technologies for...
Experts outline some of the options the United States negotiating team could pursue during climate change talks at Copenhagen.
Global value chains have changed the way that the world trades. The World Trade Organization (WTO) should embrace the confluence of shared...
The UN’s top leadership position has broad authority to steer the organization’s agenda but its impact has varied widely among office...