Testimony by CFR fellows and experts before Congress.
Michael A. Levi testifies before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on the state of global efforts to combat climate change, prospects for the ongoing United Nations climate negotiations, and climate policy in Europe and India.
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Charles A. Kupchan testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the future of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
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Stephen Biddle testifies before the U.S. House Committee on Armed Services on the options before the U.S. in Afghanistan.
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Elizabeth C. Economy testifies before the Congressional-Executive Commission on China about China's efforts in the realm of human rights, the rule of law, and the environment, and the prospects for U.S.-China cooperation on these issues.
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Stephen Biddle testifies before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on the case for war in Afghanistan.
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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; Arms Control, Disarmament, and Nonproliferation; 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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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?
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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.
See more in United States; Sovereign Wealth Funds