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Reader Howard Poffinbarger writes:
I’m a conservative. I am very disappointed with what the political machine has done with this country. I’m especially disappointed with the Republicans who profess such conservativism, like Bush, and it disappears once in office. The RNC and their party line followers are like a dilapidated house that can only be rebuilt after it is torn down to thefoundation. I’m not happy about this, but it must be done. I will survive four years under a Democrat president. Hopefully the RNC will learn a important lesson and will prepare for 2012.
In response to CFR.org’s Backgrounder, “The Role of Delegates in the U.S. Presidential Nominating Process,” reader Margaret Sears writes:
In response to CFR.org’s Backgrounder, “The Role of Delegates in the U.S. Presidential Nominating Process,” reader Hazel Merriweather writes:
In response to CFR.org’s Online Debate, “Policy for the Next President: Fair Trade or Free Trade,” reader Ron Tanciar writes:
Reader Syed Hussain writes:
Engaging Iran diplomatically rather than enraging the regime, in my opinion, will produce benefits both for the people of Iran and United States and the world in general. Besides, we all know that Iranian people and the mullahs themselves are natural allies of the West. No matter how you see it, they will never tie up with either China or Russia because of their ideological base. If the United States damages Iran by bombing or any other means, the West will force this natural ally to change camps even against their own interest. Iran hasn’t left the Western camp as yet.
Reader Bill Baggett writes:
[There’s been a] 700 point drop in the Dow since the first of the year. We have proven we cannot get oil at gunpoint. Bringing the troops home would save untold dollars in spending and take the pressure off the Fed.
In reference to CFR.org’s Backgrounder, “The Impact of the 110th Congress on U.S. Foreign Policy,” reader Peter Throumoulos writes:
In The Hacked World Order, CFR Senior Fellow Adam Segal shows how governments use the web to wage war and spy on, coerce, and damage each other. More
Red Team provides an in-depth investigation into the work of red teams, revealing the best practices, most common pitfalls, and most effective applications of these modern-day devil's advocates. More
Through insightful analysis and engaging graphics, How America Stacks Up explores how the United States can keep pace with global economic competition. More
India now matters to U.S. interests in virtually every dimension. This Independent Task Force report assesses the current situation in India and the U.S.-India relationship, and suggests a new model for partnership with a rising India.
Rates of heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and other noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) in low- and middle-income countries are increasing faster than in wealthier countries. The report outlines a plan for collective action on this growing epidemic.
This report asserts that elevating and prioritizing the U.S.-Canada-Mexico relationship offers the best opportunity for strengthening the United States and its place in the world.
Williams argues that the status quo for peace operations in untenable and that greater U.S. involvement is necessary to enhance the quality and success of peacekeeping missions.
The authors argue that the United States has responded inadequately to the rise of Chinese power and recommend placing less strategic emphasis on the goal of integrating China into the international system and more on balancing China's rise.
Campbell evaluates the implications of the Boko Haram insurgency and recommends that the United States support Nigerian efforts to address the drivers of Boko Haram, such as poverty and corruption, and to foster stronger ties with Nigerian civil society.