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June 19, 2007

United States
State and Local Officials Conference Call with Charles Ferguson

Listen to Charles Ferguson, the Council's fellow for science and technology, discuss the benefits and risks of nuclear energy as part of CFR's State and Local Officials Conference Call Series. Learn…

June 5, 2006

Iran
Ferguson: Iran Likely to Accept U.S. Offer for Negotiations

Charles D. Ferguson, a CFR expert on Iran’s nuclear program, says Iran is likely to accept the offer from the United States and its negotiating partners to resume talks on resolving the dispute over …

December 5, 2016

Global
Niall Ferguson’s “Kissinger: 1923-1968: The Idealist” Wins 2016 CFR Arthur Ross Book Award

Historian Niall Ferguson has won the fifteenth annual Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) Arthur Ross Book Award for Kissinger: 1923-1968: The Idealist (Penguin Press), the first in a two-volume biogr…

April 18, 2007

United States
Nuclear Power Will Not Play Major Near-Term Role in Countering Climate Change, Concludes New Council Report

Nuclear energy is unlikely to play a major role in the coming decades in countering the harmful effects of climate change or in strengthening energy security, concludes a new Council Special Report a…

April 17, 2007

Nuclear Energy
Nuclear Energy

Overview Increased concern over energy security and global climate change has led many people to take a fresh look at the benefits and risks of nuclear power for the United States and other countr…

March 13, 2007

Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
A Review of U.S. International Efforts to Secure Radiological Materials

Presented to the Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce and the District of Columbia,Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental AffairsMr. Chairman, I a…

August 28, 2006

United States
Council on Foreign Relations and Washington and Lee University Announce New Nuclear Energy Project

The Nuclear Energy Project, a new partnership between the Council on Foreign Relations and Washington and Lee University (W&L), will take the debate on nuclear power as an energy source to a new leve…

March 28, 2006

Technology and Innovation
Probability of a Nuclear Attack by Terrorists Has Increased, Warns Council Report

While the "threat of a nuclear attack by terrorists has never been greater," the U.S. government has yet to make prevention the highest priority, says a new Council on Foreign Relations report that o…

March 1, 2006

Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
Preventing Catastrophic Nuclear Terrorism

Overview A nuclear attack by terrorists against the United States has the potential to make the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, look like a historical footnote. In addition to the imme…