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October 14, 2009

Climate Change
CFR’s Washington, DC, Building Awarded LEED Gold Certification

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is proud to announce that its new Washington, DC, building was awarded LEED® gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and was verified by t…

December 29, 2016

Heads of State and Government
Ten World Figures Who Died in 2016

I wrote yesterday about ten Americans who died in 2016 who helped shape U.S. foreign policy during their lifetimes. But Americans are not the only ones who influence world affairs. Below are ten worl…

March 19, 2012

United States
Ailing Public Education System Jeopardizes U.S. National Security, CFR Task Force Argues

The United States’ failure to educate its students leaves them unprepared to compete and threatens the country’s ability to thrive in a global economy and maintain its leadership role, finds a new Co…

June 9, 2014

Thailand
Thailand coup Thailand’s Tough Coup

As the Thai coup settles into some kind of normality, the outlines of how this junta will act are becoming clear. As Leeds and Columbia University professor Duncan McCargo has written, this coup is p…

September 26, 2006

Rule of Law
Brazil’s Powerful Prison Gang

Primeiro Comando da Capital (PCC), a Brazilian prison gang, staged a series of attacks in May that paralyzed the city of Sao Paulo. Subsequent waves of violence have raised concerns about the organiz…

March 20, 2013

United States
A Conversation with Kerri-Ann Jones

RICHARD HAASS: Great. Well, good morning. Good morning. Welcome to the Council on Foreign Relations, and I'm Richard Haass, president of the CFR. For those of you who are not familiar with us, we ar…

February 8, 2008

France
The French Military in Africa

France has been reviewing its military doctrine in Africa, with a new emphasis on multilateralism. But events in Chad suggest unilateral action remains on the table.

November 19, 2012

Intelligence
Screening of The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby

The Man Nobody Knew uncovers the secret world of a legendary CIA spymaster. Told by William Colby's son, the story is at once a probing history of the CIA, a personal memoir of a family living in cla…

November 19, 2012

Intelligence
Film Discussion: "The Man Nobody Knew"

Tim Weiner and film director Carl Colby discuss the film The Man Nobody Knew, which uncovers the secret world of a legendary CIA spymaster William Colby.

March 12, 2012

Defense and Security
U.S. Education Reform and National Security

The United States' failure to educate its students leaves them unprepared to compete and threatens the country's ability to thrive in a global economy and maintain its leadership role, finds a new Co…