New America Foundation's Emerson Fellow Alexandra Starr discusses the economic potential of the United States' largest immigrant population, Latinos. In this CFR report, Starr makes recommendations for how state and local governments can better support Latino entrepreneurs, and therefore revitalize floundering cities.
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In CFR President Richard N. Haass' analysis of the final presidential debate, he comments on the candidates' "surprising degree of agreement" on issues such as China, Iran, and Syria, and the lack of attention paid to climate change, the Eurozone, Libya, and Mexico. Dr. Haass posits that the emphasis on domestic concerns underscores "an important point: the United States can only be as strong abroad as it is at home." For him, it is clear that issues at home will restrain the foreign policy choices of the next administration. Read the First Take »