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May 21, 2003

China
Chinese Military At Least Two Decades Away from Rivaling U.S. Forces, Concludes Newly Released Council Task Force Report

May 22, 2003 - China is pursuing a deliberate course of military modernization, but is at least two decades behind the United States in terms of military technology and capability. Moreover, if the …

January 8, 2003

United States
Women’s Opinion on Defense Policies Has Been Transformed Since September 11: Women Now Favor Higher Defense Spending, Want a National Missile Defense,and are the Least Likely to Believe that Life Will Ever Return to Normal

Contact: Lisa Shields, Director of Communications, (212) 439 7926 or lshields@cfr.org November 1, 2001 – Across America, support for increased defense spending is now higher than a…

January 7, 2003

Global
Humanitarian Intervention: New Council Study Highlights Unavoidable Dilemmas

September 25, 2000, New York City – Americans have spent much time in the last 10 years arguing whether or not to intervene in places like Kosovo, Rwanda, and East Timor—and there will almost certain…

June 18, 2003

Myanmar
Council-sponsored Task Force to U.S. Government: Go to the United Nations, Condemn Burmese Military Crackdown on Democratic Opposition and Impose Sanctions

Senator Dianne Feinstein, Task Force Director Mathea Falcoand Senator Mitch McConnell at Wednesday’s roll out on Capitol Hill. WASHINGTON, June 18 - The United States must urge the UN Secu…

October 17, 2003

Global
New in Foreign Affairs: Keeping the Lights on - Daniel Yergin on a New Global Energy Business Emerging in Liquefied Natural Gas

October 15, 2003—A new global energy business—natural gas—is emerging to help keep “the world’s lights on.” This is the result of a looming shortage of natural gas in North America that has doubled p…

April 9, 2003

Iraq
Council Co-Sponsors Third Qatar Conference on Democracy and Free Trade in Doha

April 9, 2003 - The Council will co-sponsor the Third Qatar Conference on Democracy and Free Trade on April 14-15, in Doha with the Islamic Institute, the University of Qatar and the Qatari Chamber …

June 2, 2003

Middle East and North Africa
In New Book, Former Council Fellow Warren Bass Analyzes Pivotal Moment in America’s Middle East Policy and How it Shaped the Modern Middle East

June 2, 2003 - They were three of the most memorable figures of the twentieth century: David Ben-Gurion, Israel’s indomitable founding father; Egyptian President Gamal Abdul Nasser, the charismatic A…

June 15, 2004

Saudi Arabia
Bipartisan Panel Commends U.S. and Saudi Efforts to Disrupt Terrorist Financing, But Says More Progress Needed

June 15, 2004 - Citing recent efforts on the part of the United States and Saudi Arabia to halt terrorist financing, a Council-sponsored independent task force report released today concludes that, d…

August 18, 2004

United States
Foreign Affairs More Important than Domestic Issues in U.S. Presidential Election, Shows New Pew-CFR Poll

August 18, 2004 - For the first time since the Vietnam era, foreign affairs and national security issues are looming larger than economic concerns in a presidential election. The September 11 attacks…

October 17, 2003

United States
Council on Foreign Relations Website Nominated for Online Journalism Award for Independent Service Journalism

October 17, 2003 - The Council’s website is one of four finalists for an Online Journalism Award for independent service journalism, given by the Online News Association and the USC Annenberg School…