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May 24, 2001

Energy and Climate Policy
Cheney Energy Task Force: A guide for journalists from the Council on Foreign Relations

Vice President Dick Cheney’s energy task force is scheduled to release its report this Thursday, May 17. For an advance story or for the most accurate and comprehensive post-release interpretation, t…

July 17, 2002

United States
Robert C. Orr, Former High-Ranking U.S. Diplomat to the UN, Named Director of Council’s Washington Program

Contact: Lisa Shields, Director of Communications, 212-434-9888 July 17, 2002 - Council President Leslie H. Gelb today named Robert C. Orr Vice President and Director of the Council’s Washington P…

January 7, 2003

United States
Growing Apart: The Causes and Consequences of Global Wage Inequality

For further information contact: April Wahlestedt, Director of Communications (212) 434-9544   October 15, 1999, New York, NY - Is globalization a major contributor to increasing wage inequ…

May 21, 2003

China
Chinese Military At Least Two Decades Away from Rivaling U.S. Forces, Concludes Newly Released Council Task Force Report

May 22, 2003 - China is pursuing a deliberate course of military modernization, but is at least two decades behind the United States in terms of military technology and capability. Moreover, if the …

June 18, 2003

Myanmar
Council-sponsored Task Force to U.S. Government: Go to the United Nations, Condemn Burmese Military Crackdown on Democratic Opposition and Impose Sanctions

Senator Dianne Feinstein, Task Force Director Mathea Falcoand Senator Mitch McConnell at Wednesday’s roll out on Capitol Hill. WASHINGTON, June 18 - The United States must urge the UN Secu…

June 25, 2008

Capital Flows
Protectionist Drift in Global FDI Policy Poses Threat to World Economy, Warns Council Special Report

Contact: CFR Communications, 212-434-9888, communications@cfr.orgAfter two decades of liberalization, many countries around the world are adopting new restrictions on foreign direct investment (FDI)…

August 26, 2008

United States
Council Welcomes Two New Fellows

Davis R. Robinson, an international law specialist, has joined the Council as adjunct senior fellow. He is a retired senior partner at the law firm of LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae, LLP, where he …

December 10, 2009

United States
U.S. Must Improve Responsiveness to Mass Atrocities; Absent UN Action, Make Clear Willingness to Act on Its Own, Says New CFR Report

In his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech today, President Barack Obama urged the global community to intervene early, and work together, in responding to mass atrocities. “The closer we stand toget…

December 15, 2009

Financial Markets
Top Economists Craft Sweeping Proposals for Financial Reform

As Congress debates financial regulation reform, fifteen top economists have developed a set of guiding regulatory principles in a series of papers distributed by the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for …

May 11, 2010

Global
New Relationship with the International Criminal Court Critical to U.S. Goal of Prosecuting War Criminals

As the Obama administration prepares for the May 31-June 11 review conference of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in Kampala, Uganda, a new Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) Special Report, Fr…