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November 13, 2012

Military Operations
Drone Cartoons: The Elite Eight

For your amusement, see below for the top eight print or online cartoons about drones. This list was based upon a totally unscientific process of sifting through hundreds of similar cartoons produced…

Drone Cartoons: The Elite Eight

February 22, 2013

Fossil Fuels
Asking the Right Questions About Changes in Derivative Markets

As part of a book I’m working on, I’ve spent some time wading through the econometric literature on speculation in commodity markets, oil in particular. This body of research tries to shed light on h…

Asking the Right Questions About Changes in Derivative Markets

April 16, 2013

United States
Film Screening: "Manhunt"

A panel of experts discuss the new HBO documentary film, Manhunt, which details the hunt for Osama bin Laden.

April 16, 2013

United States
CFR and HBO Screening of the new HBO Documentary Manhunt

On May 2, 2011, Osama bin Laden was killed by Navy SEALs in a compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. The raid lasted forty minutes, but the hunt for bin Laden took two decades. The search began with a tea…

December 5, 2012

Gender
Diversifying Global Supply Chains

ISOBEL COLEMAN: Good afternoon. Good afternoon, everyone. Thank you for joining us here today. I'm Isobel Coleman. I'm a senior fellow here at the Council on Foreign Relations and director of the Ci…

May 18, 2006

Media
China’s Soft Power Initiative

China is expanding its use of cultural, educational, and diplomatic tools to increase its appeal across the world. The move comes as U.S. cultural influence slips and some say the United States may b…

January 8, 2003

United States
International Financial Crises Increasingly Take Priority Over Most Traditional Security and Foreign Policy Problems, Concludes New Council on Foreign Relations Book

September 7, 2001 - What if you took seventy-five of the most experienced professionals in the fields of finance, economics, foreign policy, and national security and confronted them with two dozen p…

October 16, 2009

Public Health Threats and Pandemics
Pandemic Influenza: Science, Economics, and Foreign Policy: Session One: The Science

Watch experts detail how pandemic influenza viruses are created, why populations are affected differently, and how vaccinations affect the spread of the virus. This session was part of a CFR symposi…

October 16, 2009

Global
Pandemic Influenza: Science, Economics, and Foreign Policy

Session One: The ScienceArnold Monto, Professor, Epidemiology, University of MichiganPeter Palese, Professor and Chair, Microbiology, and Professor of Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Mount Sinai Schoo…

December 10, 2008

Myanmar
A Conversation with Mrs. Laura Bush

New York City, New York RICHARD N. HAASS:  Good morning.  I'm Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations.  And I want to welcome all of you. I want to thank you for your patience…