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CFR has two central locations: the landmarked Harold Pratt House in the heart of Manhattan and on F Street in our nation’s capital.

October 9, 2013

International Organizations
IMF Director Christine Lagarde The International Monetary Fund

The International Monetary Fund, both criticized and lauded for its efforts to promote financial stability, finds itself again in the forefront of global economic crisis management.

December 11, 2013

Military Operations
RPA Pilots Guest Post: The Humans Behind Remotely Piloted Aircraft

Priscilla Kim is an intern in the Center for Preventive Action at the Council on Foreign Relations. The U.S. Air Force trains more remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) pilots than traditional fighter and…

June 6, 2013

United States
Drone Refining the Obama Administration’s Drone Strike Narrative

Last night, NBC News ran an extremely rare story that aptly challenged the veracity of U.S. government claims about the precision of CIA drone strikes in Pakistan. Part of the title used by NBC was m…

February 4, 2005

Liberia
LIBERIA: Status Report

This publication is now archived. What is the current situation in Liberia?Gyude Bryant was sworn in October 14 as chairman of the new transitional government. Bryant replaced interim president Moses…

November 7, 2005

Elections and Voting
Liberia’s Presidential Runoff

This publication is now archived. Who are the candidates in Liberia’s presidential runoff?Liberia, the troubled West African nation founded by freed American slaves in 1820, holds a runoff election f…

February 24, 2012

Iran
Road Warriors Face an Uphill Battle Road Warriors Face an Uphill Battle

Gasoline prices are the talk of the town right now. Lots of stories are circulating about where prices are on a historical basis and what this summer might bring. $4 a gallon? $5? Some have predicted…

October 28, 2011

From L-R, former President George H.W. Bush, President-elect Barack Obama, President George W. Bush, former President Bill Clinton and former President Jimmy Carter meet in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington January 7, 2009. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES) Friday File: Do Presidents Matter in Foreign Policy?

Former president George H.W. Bush, President-elect Barack Obama, President George W. Bush, former president Bill Clinton and former president Jimmy Carter (not shown) meet in the Oval Office on Janua…

August 13, 2011

Elections and Voting
Texas Governor Rick Perry delivers remarks at the Conservative Political Action conference (CPAC) in Washington, February 11, 2011. (Jonathan Ernst/courtesy Reuters) Campaign 2012: Hello Rick Perry, GOP Presidential Candidate

Texas Governor Rick Perry delivers remarks at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington on February 11, 2011. (Jonathan Ernst/courtesy Reuters)  For seventeen of the past forty-eigh…