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December 2, 2009

Afghanistan
Assessing the Afghan Surge

In his address to the nation on Tuesday, U.S. President Barack Obama laid out a strategy he says will turn the tides in the faltering Afghan war effort. Five experts analyze his approach.

February 23, 2010

Climate Change
How to Fix Climate Science Reporting

With some findings of the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in question, four experts debate how much the premier climate science review panel may need to make changes.

March 8, 2010

United States
The Immigration Economy

Four experts debate whether Obama’s immigration reform plan, including an expanded path to legalization, would help or harm U.S. workers and economic growth.  

May 21, 2010

China
A Weighty U.S.-China Dialogue

The upcoming U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue will include tough issues like Iran, North Korea, and U.S. trade concerns over China’s "indigenous innovation" policy, say four CFR experts.

May 28, 2010

United States
Obama’s NSS: Promise and Pitfalls

President Obama’s first National Security Strategy departs from Bush administration doctrine by redefining the war against terror groups and embracing multilateralism, and may expect too much from gl…

June 11, 2010

Fossil Fuels
Reducing U.S. Oil Consumption

The worst oil spill in U.S. history, still growing in the Gulf of Mexico, has intensified debate about alternative fuel options. Here, four experts discuss how to reduce U.S. oil consumption.

July 21, 2010

Religion
Religious Leaders on Immigration Reform

Four religious leaders weigh in on the importance of reform and the role of the religious community in the continuing, heated debate on immigration.

August 23, 2010

Religion
Is a Mosque Near Ground Zero a Bad Idea?

Five experts address the controversy over the proposed Islamic center near the 9/11 attack site in New York, the foreign policy implications, and how the issue should be resolved.

October 14, 2010

Kashmir
Solving the Kashmir Conundrum

As violence surges in Indian-administered Kashmir, four experts say confidence-building measures between India and Pakistan are the only way to begin solving the territorial dispute.

October 20, 2010

China
Checking China’s Territorial Moves

How should Washington react to increasing signs of Chinese assertiveness in its neighborhood? Four CFR experts counsel firmness and engagement with China, and intensified ties between the United Stat…