July 13, 2017Fossil Fuels
Downsizing the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve will have economic and foreign policy consequences that have not been fully considered. U.S. foreign policy should prioritize the management of these c…
August 2, 2016Energy and Climate Policy
Overview The tax treatment of oil and gas investment in the United States has been a contentious policy issue for decades. Reform advocates argue that eliminating tax preferences for producers of …
September 10, 2012Fossil Fuels
Overview In this Working Paper, Blake Clayton analyzes the 2011 International Energy Agency (IEA)–coordinated release of strategic petroleum reserves to shed light on the political underpinnings a…
June 13, 2016Fossil Fuels
CFR convened a workshop to explore what drives oil price volatility, what effects it has on the economy and geopolitics, and what policy options to reduce price volatility.
May 20, 2019Terrorism and Counterterrorism
U.S. policymakers overlook the roles that women play in violent extremism—including as perpetrators, mitigators, and victims—and rarely enlist their participation in efforts to combat radicalization. This omission puts the United States at a disadvantage.
June 14, 2019Global Governance
Sessions at the Council of Councils conference were held on global change and world order, managing the global risk of nuclear weapons, the challenges of rapid urbanization, the future of freedom, and managing the conflict in Yemen.