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February 5, 2014

China
CFR Scholars Economy and Levi Debunk Myths about China’s Resource Quest, in New Book

China’s meteoric growth and transformation into a major economic power is demanding ever-larger quantities of energy, minerals, land, and water. In a sweeping new book, Senior Fellow for Asia Studies…

December 4, 2014

Global
Noncommunicable Diseases in Developing Countries Emerging As a Global Health Crisis, Warns CFR Task Force

Rates of heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and other noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) in low- and middle-income countries are increasing faster, in younger people, and with worse outcomes than in wealt…

June 23, 2014

Global
Michael Levi Named Director of Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is pleased to announce that Michael A. Levi, David M. Rubenstein senior fellow for energy and the environment and director of the program on Energy Security and…

November 12, 2013

Asia
Alyssa Ayres Joins CFR as Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia

Alyssa Ayres, a top official in the State Department’s Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs for the past three years, has joined the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) as senior fellow for India…

September 16, 2013

Asia
CFR Launches Interactive "InfoGuides," the First Examining China’s Maritime Disputes

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) has launched a new multimedia series—"InfoGuides"—to promote understanding of complex foreign policy issues.

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…

April 27, 2011

Maternal and Child Health
CFR Report Argues U.S. Prioritization of Family Planning Can Significantly Reduce Maternal and Child Deaths and Abortions in Developing World

“Women today are recognized as critical to reducing poverty, boosting economic growth and agricultural productivity, promoting environmental sustainability, and raising healthy and well-educated c…

November 17, 2010

China
CFR Study Offers Strategy for Balancing Clean Energy Competition and Cooperation

A new study by CFR scholars Michael A. Levi, Elizabeth C. Economy, Shannon K. O’Neil, and Adam Segal examines how low-carbon innovations develop and spread, which will be essential for cutting greenh…

February 24, 2004

United States
Lack of Nonlethal Weapons Capabilities Hindering U.S. Efforts in Postwar Iraq; Experts Urge Department of Defense to Increase Spending Seven-Fold

February 26, 2004 - Wider integration of nonlethal weapons (NLW) into the U.S. Army and Marine Corps could have reduced damage, saved lives, and helped to limit the widespread looting and sabotage th…

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…