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November 15, 2017

United States
John Pomfret’s “The Beautiful Country and the Middle Kingdom” Wins 2017 CFR Arthur Ross Book Award

 November 15, 2017—Journalist John Pomfret has won the sixteenth annual Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) Arthur Ross Book Award for The Beautiful Country and the Middle Kingdom: America and China, …

January 23, 2018

Russia
Play Joe Biden CFR Foreign Affairs Issue Launch with Former Vice President Joe Biden

Coauthors Joe Biden and Michael Carpenter discuss the article, “How to Stand Up to the Kremlin: Defending Democracy Against Its Enemies,” which appears in the January/February issue of Foreign Affair…

January 22, 2007

Afghanistan
U.S. Will Press Broad NATO ‘Offensive’ in Afghanistan

A top U.S. State Department official says Washington wants the alliance to beat back the Taliban’s resurgence.

June 14, 2012

Trade
An Australian liquified natural gas (LNG) carrier, with four cyrogenic storage tanks that hold LNG, sails off the coast of Western Australia (Handout/Courtesy Reuters). Morning Brief: A Strategy for U.S. Natural Gas Exports

In a new paper published by the Brookings Institution’s Hamilton Project, CFR Senior Fellow Michael A. Levi assesses the costs and benefits of natural gas exports, and recommends allowing exports wit…

May 7, 2012

Trade
A woman walking near a J.P. Morgan sign welcoming Facebook's management team in preparation of its IPO. (Lee Celano/Courtesy Reuters) Morning Brief: Founders Move to Preserve Control After IPO

Bloomberg discusses a growing trend in Silicon Valley, in which founders use dual-class stock structures to preserve their control after an initial public offering (IPO). Google’s 2004 IPO issued two…

May 18, 2016

Global
International Cooperation in 2015 Deserves a B Grade, Say Global Think Tank Leaders

A new Report Card on International Cooperation from the Council of Councils finds that multilateral action on most of the critical transnational threats has shown progress, but is still inadequate in…

March 7, 2013

Politics and Government
President Barack Obama shakes hands with House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) before Obama's 2012 State of the Union address (Larry Downing/ Courtesy Reuters). A Bipartisan Strategy for U.S. Global Leadership

A bipartisan task force calling itself the Project for a United and Strong America (PUSA) released a report today, entitled “Setting Priorities for American Leadership,” outlining its ideas for a nat…

November 3, 2012

United States
Predator Bagram You Might Have Missed: Drones, Drones, and Drones

Editorial Board, “Pulling the U.S. Drone War Out of the Shadows,” Washington Post, November 1, 2012. (3PA: It’s a positive step that ten years after drones were first used for targeted killings outs…

July 14, 2010

Economic Crises
Is More Fiscal Stimulus Needed?

In this roundup, five experts debate whether more fiscal stimulus is needed in the United States and abroad.