Testimony by CFR fellows and experts before Congress.
Scott G. Borgerson discusses the melting Arctic, before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
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?
Daniel Markey testified in regard to Pakistan's tribal areas in the context of U.S.-Pakistan relations.
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.
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.
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.
In this testimony, Benn Steil argues that the rise in financial speculation in commodities reflects the collapse of a "currency bubble," as investors react to the re-emergence of inflation and the decline of the dollar.
Richard N. Haass testifies before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.
Special operations play a critical role in how the United States confronts irregular threats, but to have long-term strategic impact, the author argues, numerous shortfalls must be addressed.
The author analyzes the potentially serious consequences, both at home and abroad, of a lightly overseen drone program and makes recommendations for improving its governance.
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