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April 26, 2023

National Security and Defense Program
Army of Some: Recruiting Trouble for the All-Volunteer Force

All current U.S. military personnel have one thing in common: they volunteered. But falling recruitment has raised questions of national security, military readiness, and the health of U.S. society. …

Podcast Soldier surrounded by fellow service members holds right hand up in pledge.

November 1, 2022

United States
Inspiration in the Ranks

Legal immigrants and noncitizens—service members enriching the U.S. military since the American Revolution.

Several members of U.S. armed forces take the oath of citizenship at a naturalization ceremony at the Los Angeles Convention Center on June 27, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.

January 23, 2023

United States
Young Professionals Briefing: The State of the U.S. Armed Forces in 2023

CFR’s Military Fellows discuss the state of the U.S. armed forces, including defense priorities for 2023, U.S. deterrence in the face of escalating geopolitical tensions, military recruitment and ret…

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October 13, 2022

United States
Happy 247th Birthday, U.S. Navy!

The U.S. Navy marks 247 years of service.

USS Ronald Reagan as viewed sailing through waters with a fleet of ships.

October 30, 2015

Elections and Voting
Campaign 2016 Weekly Foreign Policy Roundup: Taking the Back Seat

Foreign policy continues to take a back seat on the campaign trail. Republican candidates debated on Wednesday night, but they said little about turmoil in the Middle East, the rise of China, or the …


November 6, 2015

Elections and Voting
Campaign 2016 Friday Foreign Policy Roundup: U.S. Forces on the Ground in Syria

President Obama’s announcement last Friday that he is sending about fifty special operations forces to Syria to fight the self-proclaimed Islamic State sparked some foreign policy talk on the campaig…


October 16, 2015

Elections and Voting
Campaign 2016 Weekly Foreign Policy Roundup: Afghanistan, the Democratic Debate, and Syria

A bit of bipartisanship blossomed this week when Republican presidential candidates voiced support for President Obama’s plan to keep nearly 10,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan through the end of 2016…


October 2, 2015

CFR Back-to-School Event: International Efforts to Combat Climate Change

Experts discuss international efforts to combat climate change.

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