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February 7, 2006

United States
Reviewing the 2006 Quadrennial Defense Review

The new Pentagon strategic plan calls for a more mobile, modern U.S. military capable of meeting threats posed by non-state actors like al-Qaeda. Cfr.org inteviews four military experts for their vie…

February 14, 2011

United States
The U.S. Budget’s Tightrope Act

The White House’s proposed budget for FY2012 tries to balance spending cuts with investment to boost competitiveness. CFR experts examine how well it handles deficit reduction, defense, foreign aid, …

December 16, 2010

United States
Weighing an Ambitious QDDR

Four CFR fellows weigh in on the effectiveness of the State Department’s Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review recommendations.

May 28, 2010

United States
Obama’s NSS: Promise and Pitfalls

President Obama’s first National Security Strategy departs from Bush administration doctrine by redefining the war against terror groups and embracing multilateralism, and may expect too much from gl…

September 24, 2010

Saudi Arabia
Is Big Saudi Arms Sale a Good Idea?

Four experts discuss the merits of the Obama administration’s proposed $60 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia.

July 21, 2010

Russia
Debating the New START Treaty

With the U.S. Senate set to consider ratification of President Obama’s new nuclear nonproliferation strategy, four experts assess the strengths and weaknesses of the New START agreement.

November 2, 2017

United States
Trump and Asia: Resources from CFR and Foreign Affairs

On Friday, President Donald J. Trump will start a two week trip that includes visits to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam, and the Philippines. Recent resources from the Council on Foreign Relations…

December 16, 2016

Asia
What Future for the Asia Pivot Under Trump?

How will President-Elect Trump follow up the Obama administration’s Asia pivot? Five Asia experts reflect on the region’s top priorities. 

February 17, 2012

Syria
Debating U.S. Options in Syria

As the debate over intervention or arming the opposition grows amid continuing violence in Syria, four CFR experts offer their recommendations on how Washington should respond to the crisis.

December 30, 2015

China
Beijing’s Asia Pivot in 2016

Seven experts look at the challenges and opportunities in China’s relations in Asia in the coming year.