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June 8, 2005

Religion
Bipartisan Task Force Endorses Democracy Promotion

Says U.S. Support for Democracy in the Arab World Marks Historic Change and Represents Unique ChallengeJune 9, 2005—A Council-sponsored Task Force, In Support of Arab Democracy: Why and How, says tha…

December 2, 2005

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Council Task Force Urges New Approach Toward Africa

“Year of Africa” Provides Opportunity to Go Beyond Feel-Good HumanitarianismDecember 4, 2005—2005 was the “year of Africa,” with world summits and rock stars focused on the plight of the continent. B…

January 17, 2006

United States
New Book Assesses Rising Importance of Financial Markets in U.S. Foreign Policy

Growth in Capital Flows Generating Diplomatic and Security ChallengesJanuary 17, 2006—As trade flows expanded and trade agreements proliferated after World War II, governments—most notably the United…

November 17, 2005

Russia
Letter to President George W. Bush

Note to the reader: Jack Kemp and John Edwards, co-chairs of the Council on Foreign Relations Independent Task Force on U.S. Policy Toward Russia, sent a letter (attached below) to President Bush on …

January 31, 2006

United States
Michael Levi, Expert on Arms Control and Nonproliferation, Joins Council to Examine Role of Science and Technology in U.S. Foreign Policy

January 31, 2006—Arms control and nonproliferation expert Michael A. Levi has joined the Council as a fellow for science and technology. “We are very excited to have Michael join the Studies Program,…

March 12, 2006

Intelligence
Saddam’s Delusions

An exclusive report in the May/June Foreign Affairs by the key authors of the Pentagon’s secret study of Saddam Hussein’s regime, based on captured Iraqi documents and prisoner interviews.The fall of…

March 27, 2006

Political History and Theory
Friendly Fire: Losing Friends and Making Enemies in the Anti-American Century

An in-depth and forceful argument that the sources of today’s anti-Americanism run deeper than anger over George W. Bush’s foreign policy, by Senior Fellow Julia Sweig.

April 10, 2006

Democracy
Afghanistan on “Life Support” Warns Council Report

Stabilization and reconstruction operations in Afghanistan have been overshadowed by developments in Iraq since the 2003 invasion, says the report, Afghanistan’s Uncertain Transition From Turmoil to …

March 28, 2006

Technology and Innovation
Probability of a Nuclear Attack by Terrorists Has Increased, Warns Council Report

While the "threat of a nuclear attack by terrorists has never been greater," the U.S. government has yet to make prevention the highest priority, says a new Council on Foreign Relations report that o…

March 3, 2006

Russia
U.S.-Russia Relations Headed in Wrong Direction, Concludes Council Task Force Chaired by Edwards and Kemp

Fifteen years after the collapse of the Soviet Union, “U.S.-Russia relations are clearly headed in the wrong direction,” finds an Independent Task Force on U.S. policy toward Russia sponsored by the …