ADVISORY: Admiral Mullen on U.S.-China Relations

December 1, 2010, 11:30am – 1:00pm Military-to-military dialogue between the United States and China has resumed once again after a series of disagreements in 2010 that demonstrated the volatile, “start-stop-restart” nature of the U.S.-China military relationship. Ahead lay the continued challenges of the North Korean nuclear program, international sanctions on Iran, and freedom of navigation...

PRESS CALL ADVISORY: Realignment–Managing a Stable Transition to Afghan Responsibility

Listen to the call here. Washington, D.C.—In a new report on Afghanistan strategy to be released Tuesday, November 23, the Center for American Progress argues that current U.S. efforts in Afghanistan are fundamentally out of balance and are neither advancing U.S. interests nor ensuring a durable peace in Afghanistan and Pakistan or the region. The...

RELEASE: John Podesta Op-ed on New START– Arms Control: Clarity in the Senate

It is time for a moment of clarity in the Senate. Washington, D.C.-- The following op-ed by John D. Podesta, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Center for American Progress, ran today in POLITICO: The New START treaty has genuine bipartisan support and ratification is crucial to restore the verification system, which lapsed when...

AVAILABLE FOR COMMENT: Samuel Charap and Caroline Wadhams on the NATO Summit

Samuel Charap, Associate Director for Russia and Eurasia at American Progress, and Caroline Wadhams, Director for South Asia Security Studies at American Progress, are available for comment on the NATO summit, the Afghan transition, U.S.-European relations and Turkey. To learn more information read: The United States' Role in European Security Under the Obama Administration: Reset...

PRESS RELEASE: Arizona’s Immigration Law and the Cost of Cancelled Conferences and Conventions

Download the report here. Listen to today's press call here. (mp3) WASHINGTON, D.C. — The lucrative convention and conference business is the backbone of Arizona’s tourism industry and it has been significantly hurt by the state’s enactment in April of harsh anti-immigration legislation. The industry’s losses will cost the state $253 million in economic output...

PRESS CALL ADVISORY: The Power of the President—Recommendations to Advance Progressive Change

Washington, D.C.—November's midterm election aftermath has caused both pundits and politicians to predict overwhelming deadlock and stalemate in the upcoming 112th Congress that will prevent President Barack Obama from advancing his policy priorities. Additionally, there is an ongoing debate as to whether Obama's administration should move to the left or to the center and compromise...

RELEASE: The Power of the President–Recommendations to Advance Progressive Change

By the Center for American Progress Staff and Senior Fellows, Compiled by Sarah Rosen Wartell | November 16, 2010 Washington, D.C.--Today the Center for American Progress released "The Power of the President--Reccomendations to Advance Progressive Change" in a press call with John D. Podesta, Sarah R. Wartell, and Neera Tanden. This report focuses on how...

RELEASE: CAP and CGC Unveil Energy Reform Roadmap

Proposals Designed to Change the Conversation on Clean Energy in 2011 Washington, D.C., November 16, 2010 – The Center for American Progress (CAP) today released a paper “Cutting the Cost of Clean Energy”, a policy roadmap for a national energy reform plan designed to reduce the cost of clean energy deployment, and create jobs and...

PRESS CALL: Arizona’s Immigration Law and the Cost of Cancelled Conferences and Conventions

Washington, D.C.—A new report to be released Thursday from the Center for American Progress should serve as a warning to states contemplating following in Arizona’s footsteps and adopting sweeping immigration measures. The Arizona law ignited a firestorm of controversy and triggered a national backlash. While many of the economic and social impacts of the law...

ADVISORY: Future of Energy Reform Conference on November 16

Coalition for Green Capital Co-Hosting Event with Center for American Progress, and The American Council on Renewable Energy Washington, D.C.—The Coalition for Green Capital, or CGC, is teaming up with the Center for American Progress and the American Council on Renewable Energy, or ACORE to host “The Future of Energy Reform,” a conference on November...