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November 28, 2017

United States
U.S. Needs a Preventive Strategy to Avoid Costly Conflicts and Preserve America’s Global Standing, Says Paul B. Stares

November 28, 2017—To remain the preeminent global power, the United States must avoid costly conflicts that drain its resources and distract its leadership from addressing pressing domestic prioritie…

December 13, 2016

Global
CFR Survey Ranks Russia-NATO Confrontation and North Korea Crisis Among Top Potential Conflicts in 2017

A serious military confrontation between Russia and a North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) member state or a severe crisis in North Korea are among top international concerns for 2017 cited by a…

December 5, 2016

Global
Niall Ferguson’s “Kissinger: 1923-1968: The Idealist” Wins 2016 CFR Arthur Ross Book Award

Historian Niall Ferguson has won the fifteenth annual Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) Arthur Ross Book Award for Kissinger: 1923-1968: The Idealist (Penguin Press), the first in a two-volume biogr…

November 14, 2016

Israel
U.S. and Israel Must Act to Preserve Partnership, Say Blackwill and Gordon in New Report

“The U.S.-Israel relationship is in trouble,” warn Council on Foreign Relations Senior Fellows Robert D. Blackwill and Philip H. Gordon in a new Council Special Report, Repairing the U.S.-Israel Rela…

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…

February 7, 2007

Iraq
Report Calls for Military Disengagement From Iraq

“The United States should...make clear now to the Iraqi government that, as the results of the anticipated surge become apparent, the two sides will begin to negotiate a U.S. military disengagement f…

December 15, 2014

Global
CFR Survey Ranks ISIS Threat to Iraq Top Conflict Prevention Priority in 2015

The intensification of the crisis in Iraq due to advances by the militant group the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is the top conflict prevention priority for U.S. policymakers in 2015, accor…

December 11, 2002

Iraq
The Iraq Debate: Is War Worth the Price?

For immediate access to the full text of these articles, please go to http://www.foreignaffairs.org/previews/5129/ In the January/February 2003 Issue of Foreign Affairs..... THE IRAQ DEBATE:…

April 29, 2009

United States
War of Necessity, War of Choice: CFR President Richard Haass’s Memoir of Two Iraq Wars

CFR President Richard N. Haass was one of a handful of top government officials--along with Colin Powell, Dick Cheney, Paul Wolfowitz, and Bob Gates--involved in the decision-making process during bo…

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…