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May 15, 2009

Iraq
War of Necessity, War of Choice

Richard N. Haass contrasts the decisions that shaped the conduct of two wars between the United States and Iraq, and writes an authoritative, personal account of how U.S. foreign policy is made, what it should seek, and how it should be pursued.

October 1, 2004

Banking
The World's Banker

Since 9/11, many have observed that global security depends upon improving conditions for the world's poor. But how to make that happen? No institution has grappled harder with this challenge than th…

September 1, 2002

Human Rights
The Ideas That Conquered the World

Read an excerpt of The Ideas That Conquered the World. At the dawn of the twenty-first century, three ideas dominate the world: peace as the preferred basis for relations between countries, democr…

June 4, 2008

Homeland Security
The Closing of the American Border

Edward Alden goes behind the scenes to tell the story of the Bush administration's struggle to balance security and openness in the wake of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

September 1, 2001

Political History and Theory
The Real and the Ideal

Idealism and the pursuit of power are more closely linked than the liberal or realist traditions would have us believe. Foreign policy should be built on the principles of decency, mutual respect for…

March 27, 2008

Financial Markets
Termites in the Trading System

In his new book, Termites in the Trading System: How Preferential Agreements Undermine Free Trade, CFR Senior Fellow for International Economics Jagdish Bhagwati argues that so-called free trade agre…

September 6, 2000

Fossil Fuels
The Asian Energy Factor

Read an excerpt of The Asian Energy Factor. Does Asia's mushrooming demand for energy—half of the growth in global demand—portend a future of skyrocketing oil prices and regional conflict over inc…

April 20, 2010

Financial Markets
More Money Than God

The first authoritative history of hedge funds; from their rebel beginnings to their role in defining the future of finance.

May 10, 2011

Development
The Next Convergence

A succinct description of how the recent period of growth in developing countries is leading to a convergence with the advanced countries, or developed world.

September 2, 2002

Iraq
The Threatening Storm

This highly influential book, written as the Bush administration turned its sights on Saddam Hussein's regime, takes the reader back to the pre-war days of uncertainty about Saddam's weapons and his …