October 8, 2005
Fears of bird flu dominated last week’s headlines. First, scientists announced their discovery October 5 that the 1918 outbreak of influenza, which killed 50 million people, was caused by bird flu th…
August 28, 2008
CFR.org interviews representatives of the foreign press corps at the Democratic National Convention about what issues appeal to their home audiences.
September 9, 2008
Four CFR experts discuss the U.S. Treasury’s takeover of mortgage lenders Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, what the move means for financial markets, and what risks remain.
March 10, 2009
Six experts weigh in on the consequences for the U.S. economy if Congress creates a greenhouse gas cap-and-trade system.
December 7, 2009
As the U.S. Senate debates the healthcare overhaul, experts are divided on whether proposed legislation would stifle U.S. economic and business competitiveness.
January 28, 2010
President Barack Obama’s first State of the Union address focused heavily, as expected, on domestic economic recovery and reasserting U.S. competitiveness. Six CFR experts noted different aspects of …
March 8, 2010
Four experts debate whether Obama’s immigration reform plan, including an expanded path to legalization, would help or harm U.S. workers and economic growth.
May 14, 2010
Six experts weigh in on the contagion threat of the European debt crisis and the potential impact on the U.S. economy.
June 11, 2010
The worst oil spill in U.S. history, still growing in the Gulf of Mexico, has intensified debate about alternative fuel options. Here, four experts discuss how to reduce U.S. oil consumption.
December 16, 2010
Four CFR fellows weigh in on the effectiveness of the State Department’s Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review recommendations.