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August 30, 2018

Brazil
Brazil’s Corruption Fallout

Federal investigators in Brazil have uncovered corruption at the highest levels of the government and in the country’s largest corporations.

A Petrobras refinery in Cubatao, Brazil.

December 27, 2017

United States
Ten American Foreign Policy Influentials Who Died in 2017

Year’s end is a time for taking stock, counting successes, and assessing failures. It is also time for remembering those who are no longer with us. Here are ten Americans who died in 2017 who through…

American obituaries

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November 17, 2014

Conflict Prevention
You Might Have Missed: Drones, Obama on Proxies, and U.S.-China Military Relations

Remarks by President Obama at G20 Press Conference, White House, November 16, 2014. Obama: But we’re also very firm on the need to uphold core international principles. And one of those principles i…

Obama at G20

March 20, 2013

United States
Direct Connection: Global Resources, the U.S. Economy, and National Security

JILL SIGAL: Good evening. I'm Jill Sigal, with Conservation International. Before we proceed to our last session with Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations; Peter -- (laugh…

March 14, 2011

Diplomacy and International Institutions
Do Americans Want Obama to Do More on Libya?

Protesters sits atop a wall during anti-Qaddafi demonstrations on March 14, 2011. (Suhaib Salem/courtesy Reuters) The Pew Research Center for the People & the Press, which under the leadership of An…

Protesters sits atop a wall during anti-Qaddafi demonstrations on March 14, 2011.

September 13, 2005

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
IRAQ: Status of Iraq’s insurgency

This publication is now archived. What is the status of Iraq’s insurgency? Despite some political progress, Iraq’s insurgency shows few signs of waning, experts say. The most recent attack—a series o…

September 10, 2010

Military Operations
Between Threats and War

Read an excerpt of Between Threats and War. Limited military force—using enough force to resolve a problem while minimizing U.S. military deaths, local civilian casualties, and collateral damage—h…

September 10, 2003

United States
How Did This Happen? Terrorism and the New War

November 15, 2001 - In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on September 11, one question has been on everyone ’s mind: “How did this happen?” This book seeks to answer this question in all its cri…

September 15, 2010

Military Operations
Discrete U.S. Military Operations Have Been Ineffective, Argues CFR’s Micah Zenko in New Book

Limited military force—using enough force to resolve a problem while minimizing U.S. military deaths, local civilian casualties, and collateral damage—has increased since the end of the Cold War desp…