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June 1, 2012

United States
You Might Have Missed: This Week in Drones, Yemen, and Hollywood

Alexandra Gibb and Cameron Tulk, “A Drone Field Guide,” Canadian International Council, May 31, 2012. Ashton B. Carter, Speech to the American Enterprise Institute, May 30, 2012. Q: Since 9/11, as …

Yemen protesters

July 13, 2012

United States
You Might Have Missed: Drone Strikes, Threat Inflation, and Iran’s Military Power

Rebecca Hamilton, “Special Report: The Wonks Who Sold Washington on South Sudan,” Reuters, July 11, 2012. They called themselves the Council and gave each other clannish nicknames: the Emperor, the …

Yemen missile

June 14, 2012

Infrastructure
Road to Nowhere: Scorecard on U.S. Transportation Infrastructure

With the current highway bill set to expire on June 30th, time is running out for Congress to extend federal funding for U.S. transportation infrastructure. CFR’s Renewing America initiative’s new i…

February 14, 2013

United States
Update on the CFR-Sponsored Independent Task Force Report on U.S. Immigration Policy

As the 113th U.S. Congress considers an overhaul of the country's immigration system, Task Force members Richard Land, Eliseo Medina, and project director Edward Alden discuss U.S. policy options and…

February 14, 2013

United States
Update on the CFR-Sponsered Independent Task Force Report on U.S. Immigration Policy

In July 2009, the Council on Foreign Relations released the report of its bipartisan Independent Task Force on U.S. Immigration Policy, chaired by former governor of Florida Jeb Bush and former White…

June 6, 2013

United Kingdom
Britain's Place in Europe

Charles Kupchan and Adam Posen discuss the United Kingdom's future role in Europe and assess the ramifications of this changing relationship.

June 6, 2013

United Kingdom
Britain's Place in Europe

In January 2013, British Prime Minister David Cameron laid out plans to renegotiate the United Kingdom's membership status in the European Union and called for a 2017 referendum on Britain exiting th…

February 21, 2013

Sub-Saharan Africa
Nigeria’s Boko Haram Ready for Dialogue?

This is a guest post by Jim Sanders, a career, now retired, West Africa watcher for various federal agencies. The views expressed below are his personal views and do not reflect those of his former e…

Crowds fill Abubakar Gumi central market after authorities relaxed a twenty-four hour curfew in the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna, June 24, 2012.

June 17, 2013

United States
U.S. Education Slipping in Ranks Worldwide, Earns Poor Grades on CFR Scorecard

The U.S. education system is not as internationally competitive as it used to be; in fact, the United States has slipped ten spots in both high school and college graduation rates over the past three…

December 11, 2013

United States
Is a Manufacturing Revolution on the Horizon?

The rise of 3D printing has raised hopes of rejuvenating the long-beleaguered U.S. manufacturing sector.