December 7, 2005United States
This publication is now archived. Presidents at the CFR Since the founding of the Council on Foreign Relations in 1921, eight American presidents have addressed the membership, two of them – Bi…
May 18, 2007Iraq
Public disapproval of the Iraq war is starting to create fissures among Republicans and posing challenges for Democrats seeking to balance national security and political gains .
June 1, 2007International Organizations
The World Bank, flagship of the world’s international development funds, faces questions about its relevance as a scandal topples its president and a series of smaller challengers sap its authority.
December 21, 2007Congresses and Parliaments
Democrats in the 110th Congress failed to alter Bush administration policy on Iraq, but made an impact on trade and energy legislation.
September 16, 2008Political History and Theory
U.S. political conventions offer the parties a place to unite around presidential candidates and a vision for foreign and domestic policy.