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The Bush administration released this strategy in October 2007. It outlines the administration's vision for information sharing between government agencies to monitor terrorism activities.
The Interim Guide provides a broad understanding of the characteristics of insurgency and counterinsurgency and the importance of synergistic interagency assistance to the efforts of the affected government to improve security and promote effective governance.
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.
FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III discusses the challenges and priorities of the FBI's role in obtaining intelligence and maintaining international and domestic security.
Six years after 9/11, the Bush Administration claims intelligence efforts have helped keep Americans safer, but critics say reforms are floundering.
Speaking at the Council on Foreign Relations' New York headquarters, CIA Director Michael V. Hayden defended his agency's policies in the “war on terror” and accused irresponsible journalism of hindering vital CIA efforts.
Watch Central Intelligence Agency director Michael V. Hayden discuss the scope and function of the CIA's work and what he sees as the greatest current threats to U.S. national security.
Listen to Central Intelligence Agency director Michael V. Hayden discuss the scope and function of the CIA's work and what he sees as the greatest current threats to U.S. national security.
General Michael Hayden, director of the Central Intelligence Agency, discusses the war on terror and his agency’s role.
CFR’s Noah Feldman says outgoing U.S. Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales harmed the Department of Justice, especially abroad, by allowing it to become increasingly politicized.
The departure of U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales highlights pressing questions about the Justice Department’s role in U.S. counterterrorism efforts.
This bill updates the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA). It allows the U.S. government to tap, without a warrant, foreign nationals' internet and phone communications that are routed through the U.S.
A report on the fusion centers established all over the country following 9/11 and what Congress should do next.
Director of National Intelligence Michael McConnell discusses the challenges facing the U.S. intelligence community and his vision for reforming it.
Michael McConnell, the U.S. intelligence czar, talks about the many challenges facing the U.S. intelligence community.
Director of National Intelligence Michael McConnell says there is clear evidence of Iranian support for Iraqi insurgents, citing sophisticated new roadside bombs.
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.
Koblentz argues that the United States should work with other nuclear-armed states to manage threats to nuclear stability in the near term and establish processes for multilateral arms control efforts over the longer term.
The authors argue that it is essential to begin working now to expand and establish rules and norms governing armed drones, thereby creating standards of behavior that other countries will be more likely to follow.
Maximalist finds lessons in the past that anticipate and clarify our chaotic present, revealing the history of U.S. foreign policy in an unexpected new light. More
This clear and authoritative book presents a sweeping account of China's global resource quest and the unrivaled expansion of its economy. More
The story of the tragic and often tormented relationship between the United States and Pakistan, and a call to prepare for the worst, aim for the best, and avoid past mistakes. More
Learn more about CFR’s mission and its work over the past year in the 2014 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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