Assessing Brazil's Agenda at Home and Abroad

Assessing Brazil's Agenda at Home and Abroad

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Brazil

Following President Obama’s first official visit to South America, Kellie Meiman Hock, Riordan Roett, and Julia E. Sweig discuss the challenges and opportunities associated with Brazil’s rise, as well as the future of U.S.-Brazil relations.

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Yemen

Saudi Arabia is no closer to achieving its objectives in Yemen, and international pressure to end the war is growing. The kingdom can cease its bombing campaign and still defend its national interests. 

Monetary Policy

The role of the Federal Reserve has transformed in the past decade, as it has deployed trillions of dollars to boost the U.S. economy while expanding its regulatory oversight of the nation’s financial system.

World Order

The turbulent aftermath of World War I informs our troubled times and reminds us of the potency of nationalism, the attraction of authoritarianism, the risks of economic fragmentation, the temptations of American isolationism, and the fragility of multilateralism.