A new U.S.-Brazilian deal aims to boost ethanol production, but analysts say it’s just one of many steps needed if America is to meet its goal of “energy independence.”
CFR's Jagdish Bhagwati says U.S. must alter its approach to developing nations.
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has released an economic survey of Brazil for 2006.
Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva surges to victory in a runoff vote, overcoming a series of corruption scandals that raised concerns about his ability to govern.
Brazil is one of the world's top emerging markets. But recent outbreaks of gang violence in its largest city have drawn attention to the country's social inequality and rising urban crime rates, raising questions about the sustainability of Brazil's growth just before October's elections.
Primeiro Comando da Capital (PCC), a Brazilian prison gang, staged a series of attacks in May that paralyzed the city of Sao Paulo. Subsequent waves of violence have raised concerns about the organization’s expanding influence.
Deutsche Bank Research details economic scenarios for Brazil in the next fifteen years.
The authors assess the political, security, and economic challenges facing U.S. policymakers in Afghanistan and evaluate a range of policy options.
Special operations play a critical role in how the United States confronts irregular threats, but to have long-term strategic impact, the author argues, numerous shortfalls must be addressed.
The story of the tragic and often tormented relationship between the United States and Pakistan, and a call to prepare for the worst, aim for the best, and avoid past mistakes. More
An authoritative and accessible look at what countries must do to build durable and prosperous democracies—and what the United States and others can do to help. More
A groundbreaking analysis of what the changes in American energy mean for the economy, national security, and the environment. More