Testimony by CFR fellows and experts before Congress.
Scott A. Snyder testifies before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs' Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and the Global Environment; and Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation and Trade. His testimony addresses North Korea’s nuclear and missile tests and Six-Party talks.
See more in United States; Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament; South Korea; North Korea; Missile Defense
Charles D. Ferguson gives an "Assessment of the Proliferation Risks of Spent Fuel Reprocessing and Alternative Nuclear Waste Management Strategies," before the House Committee on Science and Technology.
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Scott G. Borgerson discusses the melting Arctic, before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
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See more in Congo, Democratic Republic of; United States; Conflict Prevention; Diplomacy and Statecraft
See more in Climate Change; Arctic; Defense and Security
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Bruce W. MacDonald, author of the Council Special Report China, Space Weapons, and U.S. Security testifies before the Subcommittee on Strategic Forces and focuses on three questions: 1) Does U.S. overall space policy advance space security? 2) Does the United States invest resources so as to best protect and defend space assets? 3) What role can diplomacy play in advancing space security?
See more in Technology and Foreign Policy; Space; China
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Daniel Markey testified in regard to Pakistan's tribal areas in the context of U.S.-Pakistan relations.
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Brad Setser argues that the best way to address concerns over sovereign wealth are policy shifts in the United States and abroad that would reduce surpluses abroad and U.S. deficits, and bring the U.S. external deficit back to a level that could be more easily be financed by private demand for U.S. assets.
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In testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Subcommittee on African Affairs, Michelle Gavin discusses the crisis in Zimbabwe and its prospects for resolution.
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In prepared testimony to the United States Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (Helsinki Commission), Matthew Waxman discusses the legal and policy decisions regarding the future of the Guantanamo Bay detention facility and the possibility of closing it down.
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In testimony before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Subcommittee on International Development, Foreign Assistance, and International Environmental Protection, Stewart M. Patrick discusses policy options for international disaster assistance.
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In testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Jagdish Bhagwati makes recommendations for U.S. policy on sovereign wealth funds.
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