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June 29, 2003

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Nearly Two Years After 9/11, the United States is Still Dangerously Unprepared and Underfunded for a Catastrophic Terrorist Attack, Warns New Council Task Force

Overall Expenditures Must Be as Much as Tripled to Prepare Emergency Responders Across the Country Full Text and the Executive Summary of the Council-sponsored Independent Task Force Emergency Res…

March 18, 2004

United States
Transatlantic Alliance Remains Vital to U.S. and Europe in Post-9/11 World, Concludes Council Task Force Led by Henry Kissinger and Lawrence Summers

March 19, 2004 - In the year that has passed since the war in Iraq, the United States and its European allies have done much to repair their relations. Nonetheless, the partnership is still at risk. …

April 14, 2003

United States
Senior Statesmen Henry Kissinger and Lawrence Summers Chair New Council Task Force on U.S. Policy Toward Europe

April 14, 2003 - With the United States facing the greatest transatlantic rift in 50 years, former Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger and former Secretary of the Treasury Lawrence H. Summers will …

July 6, 2009

Immigration and Migration
Broken Immigration System Risks Serious Damage to U.S. National Interests, Warns CFR Task Force

"The continued failure to devise and implement a sound and sustainable immigration policy threatens to weaken America’s economy, to jeopardize its diplomacy, and to imperil its national security," …

April 20, 2004

Education
Senator Clinton Offers ’Education Plan for All’ Plan

Legislation is Designed to Reach Goal of Universal Education by 2015 Washington, D.C. – In an address at the Council on Foreign Relations, Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) today…

September 29, 2005

United States
Budget and Current Account Deficits Jeopardize U.S. Influence, Warns Council Special Report

Hurricane Costs Exacerbate Problem and Underscore Need to Curtail Government Spending and Raise Tax RevenuesSeptember 29, 2005—The United States must confront the alarmingly high federal budget and c…

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…

July 12, 2011

Grand Strategy
U.S. Must Develop Stronger, Mature Partnership with Brazil, Says CFR Task Force

Over the course of a generation, Brazil has emerged as both a driver of growth in South America and as an active force in world politics. A new Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)-sponsored Independen…

July 9, 2002

Economic Crises
Shareholder Reforms Can Pay Foreign Policy Dividends for the United States

  Contact: Lisa Shields, Director of Communications, 212-434-9888     June 5, 2002 – In the wake of Enron and other scandals, the United States must place corporate governance firmly …