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An employee uses a laptop next to a car body at an assembly line at a Ford manufacturing plant in Chongqing municipality April 20, 2012. Shi Tou/Reuters

If NAFTA Ends, Ford's Move to China Will Be Just the Start

Ford announced this week that instead of building its new Focus – the best-selling car in the world – in a new $1.6 billion dollar Mexico-based plant, it will ship cars for North American customers from China. Read More

Jun 20, 2017

Corruption
Corruption Brief Series: Lessons from Guatemala

I am pleased to share the latest report in the Corruption Brief series from the Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy program at the Council on Foreign Relations. In this report, I focus on the case of the International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (better known by its Spanish acronym CICIG). In partnership with its Guatemalan counterparts, CICIG has successfully prosecuted senior government officials and achieved important reforms of the legal system.

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Apr 7, 2017

Corruption
The Future of Anticorruption in U.S. Foreign Policy

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of hosting the Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy program’s symposium on “The Future of Anticorruption in U.S.

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Mar 2, 2017

Americas
Latin America’s Accountability Revolution

A wave of corruption scandals has roiled Latin America in recent years, from Chile’s campaign finance affairs, through Mexico’s Casa Blanca revelations. Most recently, the information divulged in the December Odebrecht settlement has sent a shudder of fear across regional politics after the Brazilian construction firm admitted to paying nearly $800 million in bribes in twelve countries.

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