June 16, 2017CFR News
David M. Rubenstein, co-founder and managing director of the private equity firm the Carlyle Group, has been named chairman of the board of the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) effective July 1.
May 24, 2017Technology and Innovation
On March 29 and 30, the Council on Foreign Relations convened a workshop in New York to explore how international cooperation can accelerate energy innovation. The workshop, hosted by Douglas Dillon …
February 24, 2017Gender
CFR's Women and Foreign Policy program and Center for Preventive Action co-convened a symposium to discuss how women improve security outcomes in conflict-prone areas.
January 31, 2017Drone Strikes
Overview Unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, serve a host of military functions. Although they are predominantly used for surveillance, they are also increasingly used as remotely operated weapon…
March 17, 2015Sub-Saharan Africa
Zimbabwe, once an African garden spot, is now characterized by bad governance, ubiquitous human rights abuses, abrogation of the rule of law, and poverty. These negatives are closely associated with …