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July 19, 2007

United States
Is the United States Ready to Approve the Law of the Sea Treaty?

The White House is pressing for Senate ratification of the Law of the Sea treaty. Some worry it will endanger national security and harm U.S. industry.

June 27, 2016

Brazil
Teaching Notes: Deforestation in the Amazon

Teaching Notes for CFR's Emmy Award winning InfoGuide on Deforestation in the Amazon.

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December 6, 2017

United States
A Conversation with Richard Burr

This is the keynote session of the Hacked Elections, Online Influence Operations, and the Threat to Democracy symposium. 

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October 14, 2016

Brazil
Back-to-School Event: Deforestation of the Amazon

Experts discuss deforestation in the Amazon rainforest.

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March 6, 2012

Budget, Debt, and Deficits
From the Archives: Ashton Carter on Defense Strategy for the 21st Century

In a March 2012 meeting, President Obama’s nominee for defense secretary explains how the United States is transforming its military and defense strategy in the face of funding cutbacks.

November 18, 2015

Sub-Saharan Africa
Boko Haram: “The World’s Deadliest Terror Organization”

According to the Institute for Economics and Peace’s most recent Global Terrorism Index, Boko Haram is the “world’s deadliest terror organization.” Their figures claim that Boko Haram was responsible…

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February 22, 2013

China
The Presidential Inbox: China’s Leadership Transition

This meeting will be part of a series on the U.S. presidential inbox that examines the major issues confronting the administration in the foreign policy arena. Related Readings: China's Leadership …

February 22, 2013

China
The Presidential Inbox: China’s Leadership Transition

Experts discuss China's leadership transition and its implications for U.S.-China relations.

December 12, 2011

Politics and Government
Assessing Saturday Night’s GOP Debate

Republican presidential candidates pose before the Republican presidential candidates debate at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa on December 10, 2011. (Jeff Haynes/courtesy Reuters) Apparently 7…

Republican presidential candidates (L-R) former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA), Texas Governor Rick Perry, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-GA), U.S. Representative Ron Paul (R-TX), and U.S. Representative Michele Bachmann (R-MN), pose before the Republican Party presidential candidates debate at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, December 10, 2011. REUTERS/Jeff Haynes

March 6, 2012

Budget, Debt, and Deficits
Paul C. Warnke Lecture on International Security: Defense Strategy and Budget Priorities for the 21st Century

Related readings: A Leaner and Meaner Defense by Gordon Adams and Matthew Leatherman Pentagon Fires at Budget Target that Can't be Hit by Peter R. Orszag A Defense Budget at the Crossroads By Jona…