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January 2, 1996

International Organizations
American National Interests and the United Nations

This statement and report - the result of an expert nonpartisan Task Force including UN critics and advocates, Republicans and Democrats, liberals and conservatives - examine whether the United Natio…

September 16, 1998

International Law
Allan Gerson Named Senior Fellow for International Organizations and Law

New York City, August 17, 1998: Allan Gerson, a noted international law expert, has been named as Senior Fellow for International Organizations and Law at the Council on Foreign Relations, Council P…

February 4, 2009

United States
The Best Laid Plans: The Origins of American Multilateralism and the Dawn of the Cold War

Watch as Stewart Patrick, CFR Senior Fellow and Director, Program on International Institutions and Global Governance, speaks about his new book The Best Laid Plans: The Origins of American Multilate…

February 4, 2009

United States
The Best Laid Plans: The Origins of American Multilateralism and the Dawn of the Cold War

  Given today’s global crisis, when international institutions are operating under increasing strain, the time is ripe to look back to the 1940s, when a previous generation of U.S. policymakers help…

October 5, 2009

Congresses and Parliaments
A Conversation with Ashton B. Carter

In a time of increasingly scarce resources, the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) will be reevaluating spending and reprioritizing defense projects. Please join Ashton B. Carter to discuss the Obama a…

March 10, 2010

International Organizations
Developing an International Framework for Geoengineering

As the international community continues to work toward emissions reductions, some climate scientists are turning to the concept of geoengineering—the deliberate manipulation of the Earth’s climate—t…

March 10, 2010

International Organizations
Developing an International Framework for Geoengineering

Listen to experts breakdown the development of an international framework for geoengineering and the implications of these technologies for U.S. foreign policy.

May 10, 2011

Development
Women and Development: A Conversation with Anne-Marie Slaughter

ISOBEL COLEMAN:  Good afternoon, everybody.  Good afternoon.  I'm Isobel Coleman.  I'm a senior fellow here at the Council on Foreign Relations and director of the council's Civil Society, Markets, …

February 4, 2005

United States
Foreign Affairs Publishes Comprehensive Volume on the War on Terror Essays Cover Roots of September 11 to Ongoing Struggle Around the World

February 4, 2005—Foreign Affairs Books is releasing the most ambitious collection of writings to date about America’s war on terror. In Understanding the War on Terror, editors James F. Hoge Jr. and …

January 23, 2012

Sub-Saharan Africa
Africa as a Frontier Market

Obiageli Ezekwesili discusses the rise of Africa as a frontier market, the prospects for growth in coming years, the emergence of new players in African economies, and the World Bank's most innovativ…