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May 23, 2014

Defense and Security
You Might Have Missed: One Year After Obama’s Drone Speech

Harold Hongju Koh, “Ending the Forever War: One Year After President Obama’s NDU Speech,” JustSecurity.org, May 23, 2014. The President’s historic move in that speech was to call for the eventual re…

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January 18, 2012

Defense and Security
What to Worry About in 2012

I had the pleasure to preside at a CFR meeting today on “What to Worry about in 2012.” The panelists were David Gordon, head of research and director of global macro analysis at the Eurasia Group, Ma…

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October 24, 2011

Pharmaceuticals and Vaccines
Losing Ground in the Vaccine Fight? Denialism, Measles, Polio, and Mumps - Old Scourges and New Problems

Experts discuss current global vaccination efforts in conjunction with the launch of CFR's Vaccine-Preventable Outbreak Interactive Map.

September 28, 2012

United States
A Conversation with Rebecca Blank, Acting U.S. Secretary of Commerce

Please join Acting Secretary Blank for a discussion about supporting the future of U.S. competitiveness and job growth through efforts to increase business investments—from both domestic and foreign …

September 28, 2012

United States
A Conversation with Rebecca Blank

Acting Secretary Blank discusses policies and investments for supporting U.S. competitiveness and job growth.

May 14, 2010

Trade
America, Trade, and Asia

Photo courtesy of the MIT Visualizing Cultures project. Here’s the thing about trade policy:  the United States can’t be a leader in Asia without one. That was true in the 19th century, as fast-sai…

America, Trade, and Asia

December 30, 2011

Politics and Government
Friday File: Farewell to Iowa

The U.S. and Iowa state flags fly at a rally for Mitt Romney in West Des Moines on December 30, 2011. (Brian Snyder/courtesy Reuters) Above the Fold. As the Roy Schneider character says at the start…

The U.S. and Iowa state flags fly at a rally with Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney in West Des Moines, Iowa December 30, 2011, ahead of the Iowa Caucus on January 3, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)

January 7, 2004

United States
U.S. Policy on ‘Drugs and Thugs’ in the Andes Cannot Achieve U.S. Regional Goals of Democracy, Prosperity, and Security, Concludes Council Commission

January 8, 2004 - Over the past two decades the United States has spent billions of dollars and significant manpower in the Andes region to stem the flow of illegal drugs; assist local security for…

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…

May 27, 2010

Security Alliances
The Future of NATO

Former secretary of state Madeleine K. Albright analyzes how transatlantic relations will evolve and why NATO remains relevant today. This meeting was the annual John B. Hurford Memorial Lecture.