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November 27, 2006

Diplomacy and International Institutions
United States Should Ignore Hugo Chávez’s “Blustery Rhetoric,” Argues New Council Report

“Chávez’s bark...is far worse than his bite,” says a new Council Special Report, which urges U.S. officials to “look beyond his blustery rhetoric…as long as Chávez does not take steps that fundamenta…

November 8, 2007

Conflict Prevention
Council Report Urges U.S. to Prepare for Post-Mugabe Zimbabwe

November 7, 2007 – Economic mismanagement, endemic corruption, and violent repression of political opposition under President Robert Mugabe’s long reign have left Zimbabwe with hyperinflation, an 80%…

April 12, 2001

U.S. Foreign Policy
Strategic Energy Policy: Challenges for the 21st Century

April 10, 2001 - There could be more Californias in America’s future unless the U.S. government adopts a long-term, comprehensive energy policy now, according to an independent task force report co-s…

September 8, 2008

Financial Markets
CFR Report Warns of Risks to U.S. of Dependence on Foreign Governments to Finance Deficit

"The United States’ current reliance on other governments for financing represents an underappreciated strategic vulnerability…The longer the United States relies on central banks and sovereign funds…

March 3, 2009

Russia
Russia’s Assertive Foreign Policy Part of Long-Term Trend, Argues CFR Book

Russia’s recent assertiveness on the world stage is consistent with Russian foreign policymaking since the mid-1990s, rather than just a feature of Vladimir Putin’s leadership, says a new book about …

September 25, 2002

United States
Invasion the Only Realistic Option to Head Off the Threat from Iraq, Argues Kenneth Pollack in The Threatening Storm

  Contact: Lisa Shields, Director of Communications, 212-434-9888   New York, September 25, 2002 - To prevent the near certainty that Saddam Hussein will acquire nuclear weapons, the Uni…

December 17, 2002

United States
Panel’s Recommendations on Iraq After Saddam

After a Transitional Phase, the Iraqi People Should Choose Their Own Government and Run Their Own Oil Program, Which Faces Significant Challenges to Increase Production. U.S. Should Play a Suppo…

January 7, 2003

United States
Independent Task Force Issues Open Letter to President on Eve of His Trip to India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh

March 17, 2000 - An Independent Task Force, while welcoming the first presidential visit to India in 22 years, to Pakistan in 30 years, and the first ever to Bangladesh, states that "South Asia is a …

June 4, 2003

Global
Global Attitudes Toward America: War With Iraq Further Divides Global Publics

The Pew Global Attitudes Project released a major report on Global Attitudes Toward America this week, and will hold a meeting on June 4 at the Council on Foreign Relations to discuss the results fro…

September 15, 2010

Military Operations
Discrete U.S. Military Operations Have Been Ineffective, Argues CFR’s Micah Zenko in New Book

Limited military force—using enough force to resolve a problem while minimizing U.S. military deaths, local civilian casualties, and collateral damage—has increased since the end of the Cold War desp…