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March 28, 2006

Technology and Innovation
Probability of a Nuclear Attack by Terrorists Has Increased, Warns Council Report

While the "threat of a nuclear attack by terrorists has never been greater," the U.S. government has yet to make prevention the highest priority, says a new Council on Foreign Relations report that o…

April 10, 2006

Democracy
Afghanistan on “Life Support” Warns Council Report

Stabilization and reconstruction operations in Afghanistan have been overshadowed by developments in Iraq since the 2003 invasion, says the report, Afghanistan’s Uncertain Transition From Turmoil to …

April 19, 2006

Indonesia
Papuan Separatist Conflict Threatening Indonesian Unity, Warns Council Special Report

Recent deadly clashes between Papuans and Indonesian police, protests against an American copper and gold mining company, and Australia’s controversial granting of asylum to a group of Papuan refugee…

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…

October 11, 2006

United States
U.S. Energy Dependence Undercutting U.S. National Security, Council Task Force Warns

America’s dependence on imported energy increases its strategic vulnerability and constrains its ability to pursue foreign policy and national security objectives, finds a Council-sponsored Independe…

September 26, 2006

Intelligence
War Made New: America’s Military Lead Can be Lost, Warns Max Boot in New Book

“America’s early lead in the Information Revolution can easily be lost—it may be lost already—if it does not stay at the forefront of military developments,” warns Senior Fellow for National Security…

October 13, 2006

Financial Markets
Playing Monopoly with the Devil: Developing World Needs to Adopt the Dollar as its Currency

Replacing domestic currencies with an international one is the best way for developing countries to create a financially stable environment and integrate into the ever-globalizing world economy, argu…

August 28, 2006

United States
Council on Foreign Relations and Washington and Lee University Announce New Nuclear Energy Project

The Nuclear Energy Project, a new partnership between the Council on Foreign Relations and Washington and Lee University (W&L), will take the debate on nuclear power as an energy source to a new leve…

May 4, 2007

United States
To Remain Relevant, NATO Must Adapt to 21st Century Threats, Concludes New CFR Report

A new Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) report warns that the United States will "lose interest" in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), if the organization "fails to accept a growing glob…

May 16, 2007

International Organizations
U.S. Should Support Strong IMF, Says New Council Report

The International Monetary Fund’s legitimacy and status must be strengthened now so that it can be an effective manager when the next global crisis breaks out, urges a new Council Special Report. “Ec…