June 14, 2019Global Governance
Sessions at the Council of Councils conference were held on global change and world order, managing the global risk of nuclear weapons, the challenges of rapid urbanization, the future of freedom, and managing the conflict in Yemen.
October 29, 2008Defense and Security
Kaveh L. Afrasiabi, a former advisor to Iran’s nuclear negotiating team, says the U.S. cross-border incursion from Iraq into Syria has Tehran worried about the implications for its own territory.
CFR has launched the Council at 100 Campaign, a bold fundraising campaign. CFR Board Chairman David M. Rubenstein remarked, “CFR is looking ahead to its future, and we are seeking to expand the Council’s contributions to the field of foreign policy as we secure our second century. To do so, we have set an ambitious goal: to generate at least $150 million in new gifts by the time of our hundredth anniversary in 2021, making this the largest capital campaign in the Council’s history.”
October 13, 2006Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament
North Korea’s nuclear test may further damage nonproliferation efforts, as well as complicate ongoing negotiations with Iran to suspend its nuclear program. Much will depend on the response from Mosc…