June 14, 2018
Teaching Notes for A Great Place to Have a War, written by CFR Senior Fellow Joshua Kurlantzick, on the story of the CIA's covert war in Laos during the Vietnam War.
May 9, 2018
Diane L. Moore, Farah Pandith, and Chris Seiple, with Linda K. Wertheimer moderating, discuss religious literacy in global affairs, as part of the 2018 CFR Religion and Foreign Policy Workshop.
David Beckmann, Simone Campbell, and Ruth W. Messinger, with Lisa Sharon Harper moderating, discuss faith, poverty, and action, as part of the 2018 CFR Religion and Foreign Policy Workshop.
March 5, 2009
Read an excerpt of Power Rules.
Inspired by Machiavelli's classic The Prince, CFR President Emeritus Leslie H. Gelb offers guidelines to the U.S. president in a new book on how to think about and …
January 23, 2007
Text as delivered; no prepared statement
Mr. Chairman, Mr. Former Chairman, members of the committee, permit me a moment of reflection.
I know well the bipartisan power of this committee. I worked …
April 1, 2016
Teaching Notes for War by Other Means by CFR Fellow Jennifer M. Harris and Henry A. Kissinger senior fellow for U.S. foreign policy Robert D. Blackwill.
June 20, 2014
The United States should partner with Iran and Russia in countering Sunni jihadists, the top strategic threat in both Iraq and Syria at the moment, says CFR President Emeritus Leslie H. Gelb.
November 5, 2013
The Obama administration should encourage moderate Sunni rebels to find common cause with the Assad regime in eliminating the threat from radical jihadists, says CFR’s Leslie H. Gelb.
October 22, 2012
The myth about how the United States won the Cuban missile crisis made it more difficult for presidents to do what common sense dictated, says CFR president emeritus Les Gelb.
January 12, 2011
Fifty years after President Eisenhower’s warning, the "military-industrial complex" still thrives and dictates national priorities, says CFR’s Les Gelb, who argues that President Obama should make a …