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April 6, 2021

Wars and Conflict
Guerillas, Warlords, and Militias Fight More Like State Armies, Warns Stephen Biddle

While nonstate fighters are expected to wage war with suicide vests, assassinations, and roadside bombs, this assumption “can lead to defense policy choices that leave Western states ill-prepared for…

June 4, 2003

Global
Global Attitudes Toward America: War With Iraq Further Divides Global Publics

The Pew Global Attitudes Project released a major report on Global Attitudes Toward America this week, and will hold a meeting on June 4 at the Council on Foreign Relations to discuss the results fro…

April 2, 2013

United States
"Ask CFR Experts" and Live-Streamed Meetings Now Part of CFR’s Public Outreach

With a new platform for interested citizens to pose questions to scholars and live streams of its on-the-record meetings, the Council on Foreign Relations has broadened the ways in which the public c…

March 19, 2012

United States
Ailing Public Education System Jeopardizes U.S. National Security, CFR Task Force Argues

The United States’ failure to educate its students leaves them unprepared to compete and threatens the country’s ability to thrive in a global economy and maintain its leadership role, finds a new Co…

January 8, 2003

United States
Cultural Publication Correspondence Gains New Focus from Partnership with Council

Contact: Lisa Shields, Director of Communications, (212) 439 7926 or [email protected] December 20, 2001 – It is a paradox of recent times that while the media has become global, coverage of fo…

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…

February 16, 2021

News Release
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon Recounts the Untold Story of the Women Who Fought to Defeat ISIS, in New Book

In 2014, a remarkable all-women militia faced off against the self-proclaimed Islamic State in Kobani, a small town in northeastern Syria, which became a turning point in the fight against ISIS. In h…

December 4, 2009

Global
CFR’s New Digest Most Comprehensive Source of American and Global Public Opinion Analysis Online

A new online digest published by the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) offers the most comprehensive source of aggregated and analyzed public opinion data on international issues accessible to the p…

January 8, 2003

United States
Global Health Should Be Major U.S. Foreign Policy Concern According to New CFR-Milbank Publication

For further information contact: April Palmerlee, Director of Communications 434-9544 April 19, 2001 – Health epidemics have killed more people than wars in the part decades and have the potential…

December 3, 2013

United States
U.S. Public Positive About America’s Global Economic Engagement, While Support for International Intervention Slips, Finds New Pew Research-CFR Poll

Americans are conflicted about the U.S. role in the world: a record 52 percent surveyed recently said "the United States should mind its own business internationally," the highest recorded response i…