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May 21, 2007

Algeria
Militaries in the Middle East: Critical Factor in Hindering Political Change, Argues Steven Cook in New Book

Ruling But Not Governing provides valuable insight into the political dynamics that perpetuate authoritarian regimes and offers novel ways to promote democratic change. In this new CFR book, author a…

December 5, 2008

Middle East and North Africa
Beyond Iraq: Haass and Indyk on a New Mideast Strategy for the Obama Administration

U.S. policy toward the Middle East has been dominated by Iraq for the last six years, but this is no longer necessary. Instead, the United States should focus on curtailing Iran’s nuclear program and…

September 15, 2009

Middle East and North Africa
Rising Muslim Middle Class Vital in Combating Religious Extremism, says Vali Nasr in New CFR Book

"The Middle East is a place of struggling and thriving economies, where new classes and business elites are elbowing their way higher in the power structures of many countries, changing religious, so…

January 8, 2003

United States
International Financial Crises Increasingly Take Priority Over Most Traditional Security and Foreign Policy Problems, Concludes New Council on Foreign Relations Book

September 7, 2001 - What if you took seventy-five of the most experienced professionals in the fields of finance, economics, foreign policy, and national security and confronted them with two dozen p…

January 13, 2004

Georgia
U.S. Should Rush New Aid to Georgia, Press Russia to Close Bases and Internationalize Its Force Presence, Concludes Council’s Rapid Response Conflict Prevention Assessment

January 13, 2004 - Though Georgia’s “revolution of roses” is the most positive event in this post-Soviet space in over a decade, Georgia is entering an unstable period of transition as the new govern…

October 5, 2004

Global
The IMF and G-7 Need to Better Tailor Crisis Interventions: Misdirection, Miscalculations, and Politics Producing Poor Results

October 5, 2004 - Roughly once a year, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the U.S. treasury secretary, and in some cases, the finance ministers of other G-7 countries get…

January 30, 2004

United States
Steven A. Cook, Expert on Arab and Turkish Politics, Joins Council as Next Generation Fellow

January 30, 2004 - Steven A. Cook, an expert on Arab and Turkish politics, has joined the Council to complete a book that evaluates the military’s role in the political development of Egypt, Turkey, …

October 6, 2011

Egypt
In New Book, CFR’s Steven Cook Writes Egypt’s 2011 Revolt Was “If Not Predictable, Inevitable”

CFR senior fellow Steven Cook traces the “stirrings of Egyptian nationalism” back to the 1880s and culminates with the events in Tahrir Square in early 2011. He chronicles the end of the British occu…

December 8, 2011

Conflict Prevention
The Top Thirty Global Hot Spots in 2012

CFR’s Center for Preventive Action has released the fourth annual Preventive Priorities Survey ranking the most plausible conflicts on which the U.S. government should focus in the year ahead.

March 9, 2012

Global Governance
CFR Convenes “Council of Councils” Linking Leading Foreign Policy Institutes From Around the World

The Council on Foreign Relations has launched an international initiative to connect leading foreign policy institutes from around the world in a common conversation on issues of global governance an…