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.
Listen to Brazil's former President Fernando Henrique Cardoso speak abut his new memoir and the current relationship between the United States and Brazil.
Watch Brazil's former President Fernando Henrique Cardoso speak about his new memoir and the current relationship between the United States and Brazil.
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.
Koblentz argues that the United States should work with other nuclear-armed states to manage threats to nuclear stability in the near term and establish processes for multilateral arms control efforts over the longer term.
Ashley's War tells the poignant and gripping story of a groundbreaking team of female American warriors who served alongside Special Operations soldiers in Afghanistan. More
Smith's insightful book explores the policy issues testing the Japanese government as it tries to navigate its relationship with an advancing China. More
This revolutionary new look at volatility and crisis in oil markets explores the conditions in which oil supply fears arise, gain popularity, and eventually wane. More
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