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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…

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…

December 10, 2010

International Organizations

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…

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…

September 18, 2008

Space
New CFR Report Warns Against U.S.-China Competition in Space

China’s successful test of an anti-satellite weapon in 2007, followed by the U.S. destruction in early 2008 of an out-of-control U.S. satellite, demonstrated that space may soon no longer remain a re…

October 5, 2004

Global
The IMF and G-7 Need to Better Tailor Crisis Interventions: Misdirection, Miscalculations, and Politics Producing Poor Results

October 5, 2004 - Roughly once a year, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the U.S. treasury secretary, and in some cases, the finance ministers of other G-7 countries get…

October 14, 2009

Climate Change
CFR’s Washington, DC, Building Awarded LEED Gold Certification

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is proud to announce that its new Washington, DC, building was awarded LEED® gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and was verified by t…

October 21, 2009

Israel
Israeli Innovation a Model for United States, Say Senor and Singer in New CFR Book

"The West needs innovation; Israel’s got it," write Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) Adjunct Senior Fellow Dan Senor and the Jerusalem Post’s Saul Singer, in Start-Up Nation: The Story of Israel’s …