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.
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.
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