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September 26, 2016

United States
Prepare for the U.S. Presidential Debates

Get up to speed on the 2016 U.S. presidential candidates’ foreign policy stances.

February 1, 2016

United States
New CFR Ebook Evaluates U.S. Economic Competitiveness

A new Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) ebook, How America Stacks Up: Economic Competitiveness and U.S. Policy, examines how the United States has responded to global economic competition and benchm…

October 29, 2015

United States
U.S. Must Invest in Scientific Research to Keep Innovation Edge, According to New CFR Report

Although the United States leads the world in technology innovation, it may fall behind if the government does not address emerging gaps in innovation policy and invest more in scientific research, a…

March 4, 2015

United States
Outdated U.S. Regulatory System Needs Overhaul, According to New CFR Report

The number of U.S. regulations—which affect nearly every aspect of Americans’ lives, from the food and medicine they consume to the quality of the air they breathe and how they save for retirement—ha…

September 8, 2014

United States
U.S. Faces Painful Choices to Reduce Debt Burden, Warns New CFR Scorecard

The U.S. debt-to-GDP ratio has nearly grown to the Group of 7 (G7) average, a dramatic increase from 2000 when it was lower than most other G7 countries, according to a new progress report and scorec…

April 11, 2014

United States
New CFR Scorecard Shows U.S. Corporate Tax System Keeps Foreign Profits Abroad

Nearly three decades after the last major tax overhaul, both Democratic and Republican parties and President Barack Obama agree that cutting the corporate tax rate and taxing foreign profits differen…

February 26, 2009

United States
James Lindsay Returns to CFR as Director of Studies; Elliott Abrams, Evan Feigenbaum, Among New Scholars

  The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is pleased to announce a new director of studies and several new scholars. James M. Lindsay, director of the Studies Program from 2003 to 2006 at CFR, w…

June 17, 2013

United States
U.S. Education Slipping in Ranks Worldwide, Earns Poor Grades on CFR Scorecard

The U.S. education system is not as internationally competitive as it used to be; in fact, the United States has slipped ten spots in both high school and college graduation rates over the past three…

November 30, 2007

United States
Council Report Argues for New Policies to Protect National Security Interests from Consequences of Climate Change

Contact: CFR Communications, 212-434-9888, communications@cfr.org December 3, 2007—Hurricane Katrina underscored how extreme weather events—which are expected to become more severe and more nu…

June 14, 2012

Infrastructure
Road to Nowhere: Scorecard on U.S. Transportation Infrastructure

With the current highway bill set to expire on June 30th, time is running out for Congress to extend federal funding for U.S. transportation infrastructure. CFR’s Renewing America initiative’s new i…