September 1, 2019
CFR President Emeritus Leslie H. Gelb passed away on August 31, 2019, at age eighty-two.
October 30, 2019
Bill Weld was the first Republican to officially announce he would challenge Donald Trump for the Republican presidential nomination. Weld knows that his bid faces long odds. Roughly nine out of ten …
October 11, 2019
The U.S. Navy turns 244 years-old this weekend. On October 13, 1775, the Continental Congress commissioned two ships, each with eighty sailors, “for intercepting such transports as may be laden with …
September 5, 2019
General Joseph Dunford discusses U.S. military and defense strategy in conflict areas around the world and the current state of cooperative efforts with U.S. allies.
September 3, 2019
General Mattis discusses his lessons learned in leadership over the course of his military and government career.
June 14, 2018
Teaching Notes for A Great Place to Have a War, written by CFR Senior Fellow Joshua Kurlantzick, on the story of the CIA's covert war in Laos during the Vietnam War.
June 26, 2019
Brenda Ekwurzel, Amy Myers Jaffe, and Kanta Kumari Rigaud analyze climate change and environmental management, with Karenna Gore moderating.
March 5, 2009
Read an excerpt of Power Rules.
Inspired by Machiavelli's classic The Prince, CFR President Emeritus Leslie H. Gelb offers guidelines to the U.S. president in a new book on how to think about and …
January 23, 2007
Text as delivered; no prepared statement
Mr. Chairman, Mr. Former Chairman, members of the committee, permit me a moment of reflection.
I know well the bipartisan power of this committee. I worked …
June 20, 2014
The United States should partner with Iran and Russia in countering Sunni jihadists, the top strategic threat in both Iraq and Syria at the moment, says CFR President Emeritus Leslie H. Gelb.