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September 16, 1998

Trade
Sanctions Against Rogue States: Do They Work?

(May 22, 1998) - The Council on Foreign Relations’ Great Debate on Sanctions Against Rogue States will air on UCSD-TV, a non-commercial television station broadcasting from the La Jolla campus of th…

May 21, 2003

China
Chinese Military At Least Two Decades Away from Rivaling U.S. Forces, Concludes Newly Released Council Task Force Report

May 22, 2003 - China is pursuing a deliberate course of military modernization, but is at least two decades behind the United States in terms of military technology and capability. Moreover, if the …

June 18, 2003

Myanmar
Council-sponsored Task Force to U.S. Government: Go to the United Nations, Condemn Burmese Military Crackdown on Democratic Opposition and Impose Sanctions

Senator Dianne Feinstein, Task Force Director Mathea Falcoand Senator Mitch McConnell at Wednesday’s roll out on Capitol Hill. WASHINGTON, June 18 - The United States must urge the UN Secu…

October 17, 2003

Global
New in Foreign Affairs: Keeping the Lights on - Daniel Yergin on a New Global Energy Business Emerging in Liquefied Natural Gas

October 15, 2003—A new global energy business—natural gas—is emerging to help keep “the world’s lights on.” This is the result of a looming shortage of natural gas in North America that has doubled p…

July 18, 2005

Defense and Security
Council Report Finds Direct Link Between HIV/AIDS Pandemic and National Security

Report released as UN Security Council convenes for 5 year progress assessment of Resolution 1308, which designated HIV a potential threat to nations’ security.July 18, 2005-The HIV/AIDS pandemic is …

November 17, 2005

Russia
Letter to President George W. Bush

Note to the reader: Jack Kemp and John Edwards, co-chairs of the Council on Foreign Relations Independent Task Force on U.S. Policy Toward Russia, sent a letter (attached below) to President Bush on …

November 17, 2005

Diplomacy and International Institutions
America’s Place In The World: Opinion Leaders Turn Cautious, Public Looks Homeward

A quadrennial poll on foreign policy issues finds both the public and U.S. opinion leaders taking a decidedly cautious view of America’s place in the world, reflecting concerns about the war abroad a…

November 17, 2006

Mexico
Calderón Administration Offers “Fresh Start” for Damaged

The new Mexican president, Felipe Calderón, who will formally take office December 1, inherits significant domestic policy challenges and a bumpy relationship with the United States. “How these probl…

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 21, 2007

Algeria
Militaries in the Middle East: Critical Factor in Hindering Political Change, Argues Steven Cook in New Book

Ruling But Not Governing provides valuable insight into the political dynamics that perpetuate authoritarian regimes and offers novel ways to promote democratic change. In this new CFR book, author a…