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October 16, 2002

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
U.S. Approach to Curtail Money Flow to Terrorists Inadequate, Concludes Council-Sponsored Independent Task Force

October 17, 2002 - After an initially robust attempt to curtail financing for international terrorism, the Bush administration’s current efforts are strategically inadequate to assure the sustained r…

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 …

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…

May 3, 2007

Democracy
U.S. Must Strengthen Ties with Angola to Protect Strategic Energy and Security Interests

“Few African countries are more important to U.S. interests than Angola. The second-largest oil producer in Africa, Angola’s success or failure in transitioning from nearly thirty years of war toward…

November 4, 2009

United States
CFR Report Calls for Overhaul of U.S. Conflict Prevention Policy, Urges Stronger NSC Oversight

"The United States has considerable influence and resources at its disposal to carry out various forms of preventive action. What it lacks are effective organizational arrangements to make the most o…

January 8, 2003

United States
Rewards from China’s Integration into the WTO Far Outweigh Risks for Both the United States and China, Concludes Council-Sponsored Independent Task Force

October 11, 2001 – Both the United States and China will run risks as Beijing moves ahead with membership in the World Trade Organization (WTO), but the potential payoffs for both countries are well …

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 …

February 4, 2005

United States
Foreign Affairs Publishes Comprehensive Volume on the War on Terror Essays Cover Roots of September 11 to Ongoing Struggle Around the World

February 4, 2005—Foreign Affairs Books is releasing the most ambitious collection of writings to date about America’s war on terror. In Understanding the War on Terror, editors James F. Hoge Jr. and …

May 7, 2012

Turkey
U.S. Needs to Deepen Ties with Turkey Despite Concerns, Says New CFR Task Force

It is incumbent upon the leaders of the United States and Turkey to define a new partnership "in order to make a strategic relationship a reality," says a new Council on Foreign Relations–sponsored I…

October 16, 2013

Pakistan
Daniel Markey’s New Book, No Exit from Pakistan, Argues U.S.-Pakistan Ties a Condition to Be Managed, Not a Problem to Be Solved

In his new book, No Exit From Pakistan: America’s Tortured Relationship with Islamabad, CFR Senior Fellow Daniel Markey explains how the United States should prepare for the worst, aim for the best, …