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January 5, 2021

News Release
The Council on Foreign Relations Marks Its One Hundredth Anniversary

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), the country’s most prestigious organization devoted to international relations and foreign policy, marks its one hundredth anniversary this year. Founded in 19…

September 25, 2002

United States
Invasion the Only Realistic Option to Head Off the Threat from Iraq, Argues Kenneth Pollack in The Threatening Storm

  Contact: Lisa Shields, Director of Communications, 212-434-9888   New York, September 25, 2002 - To prevent the near certainty that Saddam Hussein will acquire nuclear weapons, the Uni…

February 14, 2008

Middle East and North Africa
Council on Foreign Relations Partners with the Saban Center at Brookings on Middle East Strategy for the Next President

Contact: CFR Communications, 212-434-9888, [email protected] Office of Communications, 202-797-6105, [email protected] The next U.S. president will face multiple challenges …

November 20, 2002

Iraq
Wargame: Iraq—Shows How the Highest Levels of the U.S. Government Prepare for War

NBC News and the Council on Foreign Relations Collaborate on an In-Depth Look Inside the National Security Council, and How it Could Decide to go to War with Iraq New York, November 19, 2002…

November 25, 2014

Bangladesh
The Blood Telegram by Gary Bass Wins CFR’s 2014 Arthur Ross Book Award

An independent jury has selected The Blood Telegram: Nixon, Kissinger, and a Forgotten Genocide (Alfred A. Knopf) by Gary J. Bass as the 2014 winner of the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) Arthur R…

September 29, 2006

Diplomacy and International Institutions
Hidden Iran: U.S. Cannot Isolate Iran, Says Ray Takeyh in New Book

“Getting Iran wrong is the single thread that has linked American administrations of all political persuasions,” writes Council Senior Fellow Ray Takeyh in his book, Hidden Iran: Paradox and Power in…

June 6, 2005

International Relations
Foreign Affairs Releases June Bestseller List

Foreign Affairs magazine has released its latest rankings of the top-selling books on American foreign policy and international affairs compiled in cooperation with Barnes & Noble. For the second mon…

September 8, 2020

News Release
CFR Welcomes Visiting Fellows

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) welcomes the 2020–21 visiting fellows to the David Rockefeller Studies Program. Selected fellows have the opportunity to broaden their perspective of foreign af…

July 31, 2006

Middle East and North Africa
The Shia Revival: How Conflicts within Islam will Shape the Future

The Shia Revival offers an in-depth analysis of the various causes and forces that have contributed to this long-born political struggle for the soul of Islam and sheds light on historic moments of S…

November 19, 2008

Elections and Voting
Foreign Affairs: Foreign Policy Challenges Facing the Obama Administration

A year ago, Senator Barack Obama first described how he would confront the foreign policy challenges he would inherit if elected president in "Renewing American Leadership." On January 20, he will t…