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March 4, 1999

China
What Does the Future Hold for China and the World?

March 2, 1999— Ensuring that 21st century China will be a stabilizing force for global economics, peace, and security is one of the central goals that today’s American policymakers confront. And with…

May 21, 2003

China
Chinese Military At Least Two Decades Away from Rivaling U.S. Forces, Concludes Newly Released Council Task Force Report

May 22, 2003 - China is pursuing a deliberate course of military modernization, but is at least two decades behind the United States in terms of military technology and capability. Moreover, if the …

June 21, 2006

Turkey
U.S.-Turkey Relations Seriously Damaged by Iraq War, Finds Council Special Report

“The growing schism between the West and the Islamic world is one of the primary challenges confronting American foreign and defense policymakers. As a consequence, the relationship between the Unite…

September 29, 2006

Diplomacy and International Institutions
Hidden Iran: U.S. Cannot Isolate Iran, Says Ray Takeyh in New Book

“Getting Iran wrong is the single thread that has linked American administrations of all political persuasions,” writes Council Senior Fellow Ray Takeyh in his book, Hidden Iran: Paradox and Power in…

April 30, 2009

Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
CFR Task Force Report: U.S. Must Act to Reduce Nuclear Force Levels and Dangers of Proliferation and Use

  Washington, DC--In his April 5 Prague speech, President Obama called for the United States to lead international efforts toward a world free of nuclear weapons. A new Council on Foreign Relation…

September 15, 2009

Middle East and North Africa
Rising Muslim Middle Class Vital in Combating Religious Extremism, says Vali Nasr in New CFR Book

"The Middle East is a place of struggling and thriving economies, where new classes and business elites are elbowing their way higher in the power structures of many countries, changing religious, so…

March 15, 2010

Nuclear Energy
CFR Interactive Guide Weighs Promise and Pitfalls of Increasing Reliance on Nuclear Energy

Concerns over climate change and energy security have spurred countries to reevaluate their energy policies. After decades of decline, nuclear power is increasingly presented as an option to meet gro…

November 8, 2002

Global
Democracies Need More Than Rhetorical Support from the International Community When Their Survival Is at Stake

Full text and an Executive Summary of “Threats to Democracy: Prevention and Response” November 8, 2002 – Democratic governments, international organizations and NGOs have responded poorly and ofte…

January 8, 2003

United States
President Bush’s First 100 Days: For Your News Coverage, Experts from the Council on Foreign Relations

For further information contact: April Palmerlee, Director of Communications 434-9544 April 27, 2001 – President George W. Bush’s 100th day in office is this Monday, April 30, 2001. To help journa…

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…