The Communications Department organizes briefings for members of the news media with CFR experts—usually in Washington, DC—in advance of major international events, such as summit meetings and presidential trips, or on timely issues in the news. Below is a list of the transcripts made from press briefings.
Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld on Friday said the U.S. government, its military, and its news media must face the fact that today's media environment is often hostile to the value of liberal democracies and the aims of America's "war on terrorism.
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.
The author examines Pakistan's complex role in U.S. foreign policy and advocates for a two-pronged approach that works to quarantine threats while integrating Pakistan into the broader U.S. agenda in Asia.
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