May 17, 2004
The Bush administration’s $15 billion AIDS initiative has received much attention for its boldness and size.
But, according to this indispensable Council Special Report, it will not su…
September 1, 2005
People naturally disagree about who is responsible for the partisan tone and tactics in Washington, DC, these days, but most agree on this: It's worse, it's more intense, and it's nastier…
March 19, 2006
The withering scrutiny that ports have received in recent weeks has highlighted America’s ongoing state of national vulnerability.
In the fifth year since 9/11, federal efforts to enli…
June 1, 2006
The recent nuclear deal concluded between the Bush administration and the government of India has highlighted tensions between two widely held American foreign policy objectives: strength…
July 25, 2006
The Dubai Ports World controversy has shed light on the tensions between Congress and the executive branch over the appropriate balance between foreign investment and national security.
February 16, 2007
Three years ago, the Council on Foreign Relations launched a commission to examine U.S. policy in the Andean region and the Colombian conflict.
The result, Andes 2020: A New Strategy f…
April 2, 2007
Immigration reform is one of the most divisive issues confronting U.S. policymakers.
The rise in the number of illegal immigrants in the United States over the past ten years—from five…
November 26, 2007
Climate change presents a serious threat to the security and prosperity of the United States and other countries.
Recent actions and statements by members of Congress, members of the U…
April 2, 2010
Nearly two decades after the fall of the Soviet Union, the character of Russia, its principal successor state, remains unresolved. So, too, does the character of Russia's relationship wit…
November 15, 2010
The U.S. Congress is among the most maligned institutions in the country. In July of this year, it registered an 11 percent approval rate—below banks, television news, and health insuranc…