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February 13, 2018

Economics
'The Marshall Plan: Dawn of the Cold War' by Benn Steil

Benn Steil discusses his new book, The Marshall Plan: Dawn of the Cold War.

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February 15, 2012

How, and How Not, to Debate The Budget

In our current political climate, the budget of the President is no longer a legislative proposal--it is merely an invitation to debate. And in the aftermath of the release of the budget Monday, we h…

U.S. Treasury Secretary Geithner testifies before the House Ways and Means Committee in Washington (Gary Cameron/Courtesy Reuters).

June 3, 2015

Cybersecurity
International Perspectives on Regulating Military Cyber Activity

Ashley Deeks is an associate professor at the University of Virginia Law School. She formerly served in the State Department’s Office of the Legal Adviser and was an international affairs fellow at t…

NATO CCDCOE Net Politics CFR Cyber

January 10, 2014

Egypt
Weekend Reading: Why Shiites Fight, Egyptian Time Warp, and Militia Madness in Libya

Rodger Shanahan says that Shiites fighting in Syria are doing so not for sectarian reasons, but rather for reasons of geopolitics and self-preservation. Mohammed Fadel argues that Egypt has returned…

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March 29, 2013

Defense and Security
You Might Have Missed: Drone Secrets, Noise, and Civil Liberties

Jameel Jaffer, “The Drone Secrets We Should See,” Politico, March 29, 2013. The administration owes the public a fuller account of the program. It should begin by releasing the legal memos that supp…

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August 7, 2012

United States
The Other Reasons for Invading Syria

As the fighting between the ever-weakening regime of President Bashar al-Assad and hundreds of armed opposition groups spreads and intensifies, pundits and policymakers are increasing their calls to …

Syria

October 26, 2004

Health
Council Senior Fellow for Global Health Laurie Garrett Recognized for Her Contribution to the Fight Against AIDS

Contact: Marie X. Strauss, Communications, +1-212-434-9536, communications@cfr.org.   October 26, 2004—Council Fellow and Pulitzer Prize-winner Laurie Garrett was one of the individuals recogni…

February 1, 2001

Americas
U.S.-Cuban Relations in the 21st Century

This independent Task Force report represents a significant step forward in deepening a bipartisan consensus for a new U.S. policy toward Cuba. While avoiding the highly politicized debate over wheth…