This convention was proposed by Russia; it is the result of years of dialogue between non-nuclear and nuclear countries and is the first UN treaty designed to prevent terrorist attacks from weapons of mass destruction. It entered into force on July 7, 2007.
Martin Indyk disputes the Bush administration's claim that the war in Iraq played a significant role in Libya's decision to abandon WMD programs.
President Bush announces a seven-step plan designed to strengthen international efforts to reduce the spread of weapons of mass destruction.
Senator Edwards says the Bush administration has "done very little" to work with U.S. allies to secure weapons of mass destruction. He outlines a Global Nuclear Compact that aims to strengthen the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty and endorses new funding to counter "loose nukes" in the former Soviet Union.
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.
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.
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
This revolutionary new look at volatility and crisis in oil markets explores the conditions in which oil supply fears arise, gain popularity, and eventually wane. 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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