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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 …

October 24, 2002

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
A Year after 9/11, America Still Unprepared for a Terrorist Attack, Warns New Hart-Rudman Task Force on Homeland Security

Full text and executive summary: "America— Still Unprepared, Still in Danger," An Independent Task Force Sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations Click here to view the original Hart-Rudm…

June 11, 2010

United States
Government Should Encourage Investment in "Small Enough to Fail" Hedge Funds, Urges CFR’s Sebastian Mallaby in New Book

In the aftermath of the global financial crisis, policymakers in the United States and around the world have focused on the problem of "too big to fail" institutions, debating remedies ranging from h…

December 11, 2002

Iraq
The Iraq Debate: Is War Worth the Price?

For immediate access to the full text of these articles, please go to http://www.foreignaffairs.org/previews/5129/ In the January/February 2003 Issue of Foreign Affairs..... THE IRAQ DEBATE:…

March 18, 2004

United States
Transatlantic Alliance Remains Vital to U.S. and Europe in Post-9/11 World, Concludes Council Task Force Led by Henry Kissinger and Lawrence Summers

March 19, 2004 - In the year that has passed since the war in Iraq, the United States and its European allies have done much to repair their relations. Nonetheless, the partnership is still at risk. …

June 29, 2003

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Nearly Two Years After 9/11, the United States is Still Dangerously Unprepared and Underfunded for a Catastrophic Terrorist Attack, Warns New Council Task Force

Overall Expenditures Must Be as Much as Tripled to Prepare Emergency Responders Across the Country Full Text and the Executive Summary of the Council-sponsored Independent Task Force Emergency Res…

December 9, 2002

Bosnia and Herzegovina
Without Sustained EU-U.S. Action, Balkans Face Serious Social, Economic Instability, Warns New CFR Task Force, Balkans 2010

December 9, 2002— After a decade of extensive involvement and peacemaking in the Balkans, the United States and its allies are winding down their commitment to the region. At this critical juncture, …

April 29, 2009

United States
War of Necessity, War of Choice: CFR President Richard Haass’s Memoir of Two Iraq Wars

CFR President Richard N. Haass was one of a handful of top government officials--along with Colin Powell, Dick Cheney, Paul Wolfowitz, and Bob Gates--involved in the decision-making process during bo…

November 23, 2010

Global
CFR Think Tank Grows to 75 Scholars with a Broad Range of Geographic and Functional Expertise

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) notes the addition of several scholars this fall, bringing the total to 75 full- and part-time fellows. Many are distinguished scholar-practitioners who have he…

May 3, 2007

Democracy
U.S. Must Strengthen Ties with Angola to Protect Strategic Energy and Security Interests

“Few African countries are more important to U.S. interests than Angola. The second-largest oil producer in Africa, Angola’s success or failure in transitioning from nearly thirty years of war toward…