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George A. Joulwan, USA (Ret.), One Team, Inc.
John W. Vessey, USA (Ret.)
Peter Ackerman, Rockport Capital, Inc.
Richard K. Betts, Council on Foreign Relations
Patrick M. Byrne, overstock.com
Leslie H. Gelb, President Emeritus and Board Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
Jack A. Goldstone, George Mason University
Sherri W. Goodman, CAN
Robert S. Litwak, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Thomas G. Mahnken, The Johns Hopkins University
Doyle McManus, Los Angeles Times
Susan Patricof, Mailman School of Public Health
David Shuman, Northwoods Capital Management, L.L.C.
Nancy E. Soderberg, University of North Florida
Steven D. Winch, Ripplewood Holdings, L.L.C.
James D. Zirin, Sidley Austin LLP
For more conflict prevention analysis, visit CFR's Center for Preventive Action.
In this CSR, coauthored by Paul B. Stares and Micah Zenko sponsored by the Center for Preventive Action, evaluates the U.S. system for foreseeing and heading off crises and assesses in detail current U.S. practices with regard to different types of preventive action. More
This report, authored by Bronwyn E. Bruton and sponsored by the Center for Preventive Action, argues that the current U.S. policy of supporting the TFG is unlikely to succeed and ineffective foreign meddling threatens to prolong and worsen the conflict. Instead, the United States should pursue a strategy of "constructive disengagement" while still maintaining support for localized development initiatives and humanitarian assistance. More
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