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May 7, 2009

International Law
The Use of Force and Accountability in International Law: A U.S. Perspective

Watch experts debate the United States' role in observing international law and differences in Bush and Obama administration policies. This session was part of the CFR conference: The United States …

May 7, 2009

International Law
The United States and the Future of Global Governance: The Use of Force and Accountability in International Law - A U.S. Perspective

Do current trends in international law threaten U.S. sovereignty? What international legal or normative restraints on the use of force should the United States accept and promote? What should be the …

May 6, 2003

Colombia
Council Launches Blue-Ribbon Commission to Craft Urgently Needed New Strategy for Colombia and the Andes

MAY 6, 2003 - The Center for Preventive Action, a Council on Foreign Relations conflict prevention initiative, has launched a new Commission to make concrete recommendations for mitigating deadly con…

April 23, 2009

United States
Threading the Needle on Interrogation Reform

President  Obama’s decision to release information on CIA interrogation techniques has sparked furious debate over U.S. handling of terror suspects. CFR’s Daniel Prieto says the new details indicate …

April 9, 2009

Development
Perspectives on the Fifth Summit of the Americas: Cooperation on Development, Energy, and the Environment

Watch experts separate reality from rhetoric and discuss the goals of the upcoming Fifth Summit of the Americas, which is themed "Securing Our Citizens' Future by Promoting Human Prosperity, Energy S…

May 4, 2010

Global
International Criminal Law Enforcement: Rule of Law, Anti-Corruption, and Beyond

Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer discusses international law enforcement of corruption and bribery.

January 20, 2010

Homeland Security
Should Guantanamo Bay Be Closed?

Four experts discuss how legal and political developments should affect the Obama administration’s promise to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay.

January 7, 2003

Cuba
CFR Cuba Task Force Urges Significant Changes in U.S. Policy

November 29, 2000, Washington, D.C.– In a significant departure from legislation passed by Congress and signed into law by the president last month, a high-level task force of conservatives and liber…

April 8, 2011

Peru
Pivotal Elections for Emerging Peru

Peru’s presidential elections are shaping up as a four-way race of familiar faces with major consequences for the country’s reformist path, writes CFR’s Joel Hirst.

October 15, 2004

Trade
Council Joins Leading Canadians and Mexicans to Launch Independent Task Force on the Future of North America

Contact: Lisa Shields, Vice President, Communications 212-434-9888 or communications@cfr.org October 15, 2004—The Council has launched an independent task force on the future of North America to…