CFR’s Stephen Flynn says the next U.S. president must revive civilian infrastructure, and with it the confidence to confront disasters both natural and manmade.
Terrorism and other disasters demand calmness and preparation, not panic and demagoguery.
Republican presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani made this statement on homeland security in the Winter 2008 issue of City Journal.
Benazir Bhutto’s assassination highlights the difficulties of campaign security as U.S. candidates attempt to secure themselves without sacrificing interaction with local communities.
Republican presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani gave this speech at the E. Stanley Wright Museum in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire on January 2, 2008.
Technology plays an increasing role in Homeland Security efforts, spawning a growing U.S.industry for everything from biometrics to cargo screening at ports.
CFR security expert Stephen Flynn outlines the principles he thinks the next president should follow in order to effectively safeguard the homeland.
Two experts debate the extent to which U.S. security is affected by immigration.
Watch FBI director Robert S. Mueller III discuss current challenges to U.S. security and international efforts to combat a changing terrorist threat.
Listen to FBI director Robert S. Mueller III discuss current challenges to U.S. security and international efforts to combat a changing terrorist threat.
Dennis Treece, Massachusetts Port Authority's director of coprporate security, discusses his efforts to harness technological innovation help improve security at air and sea ports.
Listen to Congresswoman Jane Harman (D-CA) discuss changes in U.S. responsiveness to the terrorist threat from Al-Qaeda and other sources across the Middle East.
Representative Jane Harman discusses al-Qaeda and the threat to the American homeland.
Williams argues that the status quo for peace operations in untenable and that greater U.S. involvement is necessary to enhance the quality and success of peacekeeping missions.
The authors argue that the United States has responded inadequately to the rise of Chinese power and recommend placing less strategic emphasis on the goal of integrating China into the international system and more on balancing China's rise.
Campbell evaluates the implications of the Boko Haram insurgency and recommends that the United States support Nigerian efforts to address the drivers of Boko Haram, such as poverty and corruption, and to foster stronger ties with Nigerian civil society.
Red Team provides an in-depth investigation into the work of red teams, revealing the best practices, most common pitfalls, and most effective applications of these modern-day devil's advocates. More
Ashley's War tells the poignant and gripping story of a groundbreaking team of female American warriors who served alongside Special Operations soldiers in Afghanistan. More
Smith's insightful book explores the policy issues testing the Japanese government as it tries to navigate its relationship with an advancing China. More
Learn more about CFR’s mission and its work over the past year in the 2015 Annual Report. The Annual Report spotlights new initiatives, high-profile events, and authoritative scholarship from CFR experts, and includes a message from CFR President Richard N. Haass.
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