Presider: Ray Suarez, Senior correspondent, NewsHour with Jim Lehrer
Speakers: Amin Soebandrio, Assistant deputy, medical and health sciences, Ministry of Research and Technology, Indonesia
Robert G. Webster, Professor, Division of Virology, Department of Infectious Diseases, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Steven Wolinsky, Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
Introductory Speaker: Richard N. Haass, President, Council on Foreign Relations
November 16, 2005
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 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.
This report asserts that elevating and prioritizing the U.S.-Canada-Mexico relationship offers the best opportunity for strengthening the United States and its place in the world.
Segal offers recommendations for cooperation on issues such as encryption, data localization, and cybersecurity.
Knopf argues that the only remaining path for South Sudan is for an international transitional administration to run the country for a finite period.
The U.S. relationship with Israel is in trouble. Blackwill and Gordon offer six core policy proposals to repair, redefine, and invigorate the partnership.
Learn more about CFR’s mission and its work over the past year in the 2016 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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A new paper in the New England Journal of Medicine looks at the evolution and spread of the H5N1 (avian flu) virus.
Reports on the response to Ebola broadly agree on what needs to be done to deal with disease outbreaks. But Laurie Garrett and colleagues...
Zika has been downgraded from emergency status by the WHO—and despite how it might sound, Laurie Garrett argues that’s not good news.