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November 4, 2009

United States
CFR Report Calls for Overhaul of U.S. Conflict Prevention Policy, Urges Stronger NSC Oversight

"The United States has considerable influence and resources at its disposal to carry out various forms of preventive action. What it lacks are effective organizational arrangements to make the most o…

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…

January 8, 2003

United States
The Tiananmen Papers - Foreign Affairs

For Further Information: James F. Hoge, Jr., Editor (212) 434- 9504 (Office) or (212) 396-0005 (Friday night, January 5, and Sunday night, January 6) (860) 868-9234 (Saturday and Sunday, January 6-…

April 14, 2003

United States
Senior Statesmen Henry Kissinger and Lawrence Summers Chair New Council Task Force on U.S. Policy Toward Europe

April 14, 2003 - With the United States facing the greatest transatlantic rift in 50 years, former Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger and former Secretary of the Treasury Lawrence H. Summers will …

March 10, 2010

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
United States Should Pursue New Approach to Somalia, Argues CFR Report

As the Somali Transitional Federal Government (TFG) prepares to launch a major offensive against the Islamist opposition group, the Shabaab, a new Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) Special Report wa…

June 14, 2010

South Korea
North Korea’s Nuclear Weapons Program Must Be Stopped, Says CFR Task Force

As tensions on the Korean peninsula rise after an international investigation found that North Korea was responsible for the sinking of a South Korean warship, a Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) In…

November 8, 2010

Russia
U.S. and Russia Should Reduce Nuclear Stockpile Beyond New START Treaty, Says CFR Report

Presidents Barack Obama and Dmitry Medvedev signed the New START Treaty in April 2010, committing both Russia and the United States to substantial reductions in their nuclear arsenals. If ratified by…

July 20, 2004

United States
U.S. Still Dangerously Unprepared for Catastrophic Terrorist Attack, Warns Council Fellow Stephen Flynn in New Book, America the Vulnerable

Nearly three years have passed since September 11, and despite new security measures, the United States is still dangerously unprepared to prevent or respond to another catastrophic attack on America…

September 22, 2011

International Organizations
New CFR Report Calls for Strengthening Global Architecture to Prevent Deadly Conflict

With the U.S. military overstretched and Washington facing acute fiscal pressures, the United States must nurture effective international partnerships to help prevent and manage violent conflicts tha…

December 8, 2011

Conflict Prevention
The Top Thirty Global Hot Spots in 2012

CFR’s Center for Preventive Action has released the fourth annual Preventive Priorities Survey ranking the most plausible conflicts on which the U.S. government should focus in the year ahead.