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September 14, 2018

Conflict Prevention

The United States still does not have an effective strategic foresight system to assess and mitigate geopolitical risks. 

Tribute in Light installation in New York City

September 28, 2016

United States

Congress overrode a presidential veto to enable the families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia in U.S. courts. But the law will be a thorn in U.S. foreign relations, and plaintiffs will not likely …

April 11, 2019

China

More than a million Muslims have been arbitrarily detained in China’s Xinjiang Province. The reeducation camps are just one part of the government’s crackdown on Uighurs.  

An ethnic Uyghur shopkeeper works next to a Chinese flag at his shop on June 29, 2017 in the old town of Kashgar, in the far western Xinjiang province, China.

May 24, 2013

Education

On Monday, Memorial Day, Wal-Mart will begin fulfilling its promise to hire any recent, honorably discharged veteran that wants a job (at least part-time). The world’s largest retailer says its pledg…

U.S. Marines on patrol in Helmand province, Afghanistan (Courtesy USMC).

April 3, 2019

Somalia

The United States has been helping Somalia fight al-Shabab militants for more than a decade, but rights groups say increasing drone strikes are putting civilians at risk.

Al-Shabab claimed responsibility for a car bomb attack near the presidential palace in Mogadishu.

March 29, 2019

Terrorism and Counterterrorism

In the aftermath of the New Zealand mosque attacks, public debate is mounting in Western democracies over the severity of the threat posed by far-right extremists.

New Zealand

September 12, 2011

Homeland Security

Session One: Keynote SpeakerPhilip Zelikow, Graduate School Dean and Professor of History, University of Virginia; Former Executive Director, 9/11 CommissionWelcoming Remarks: Richard N. Haass, Presi…

September 9, 2011

Defense and Security

New York City Fire Department Battalion Commander Tom Currao raises a flag outside the World Trade Center construction site at the 9/11 Memorial Visitors Center in New York on September 9, 2011. (Bri…

New York Fire Department Battalion Commander Tom Currao raises a flag outside the World Trade Center construction site at the 9/11 Memorial Visitors Center in New York September 9, 2011. The flag, which flew overseas during Operation Enduring Freedom, was accepted by museum curators into their collection. National and city leaders will commemorate on Sunday the ten-year anniversary of the attacks of September 11, 2001 with a ceremony unveiling a memorial and museum. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

February 15, 2005

Terrorism and Counterterrorism

This publication is now archived. What is the 9/11 Commission?The National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States is a bipartisan, independent panel. Its 13 members and staff of nearl…

September 8, 2016

Global

In this special edition, CFR's Director of Studies James Lindsay, CFR.org Managing Editor Robert McMahon, and Adjunct Senior Fellow Carla Anne Robbins examine the fifteenth anniversary of the 9/11 at…