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March 18, 2016

Cuba
Rousseff_Lula_3.18_cropped This Week in Markets and Democracy: Brazil’s Crisis Snowballs, Deferred Corruption Prosecutions, U.S. Bets on Cuba

Brazil’s Corruption Crisis Snowballs Brazil’s corruption investigations expanded to encompass the former and current president. Federal police detained and questioned former President Luíz Inácio Lu…

March 17, 2016

Brazil
Do Brazil’s Street Protests Spell the End for Rousseff?

Brazil’s drama has escalated at breakneck speed. On March 4, former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva was detained for questioning. On March 8, construction magnate Marcelo Odebrecht was sentenced …

December 4, 2015

Americas
Egypt Election Edited This Week in Markets and Democracy: Petrobras Corruption Scandal, Elections in Egypt and Venezuela, and Turmoil in Haiti

CFR’s Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy (CSMD) Program highlights noteworthy events and articles each Friday in “This Week in Markets and Democracy.” Petrobras Probe Widens The Petrobras corrup…

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February 6, 2014

United States
A member of Islamist Syrian rebel group Jabhat al-Nusra mans a checkpoint on the border crossing between Syria and Jordan, which they claim to have taken control of, in Daraa December 26, 2013 (Khassawneh/Courtesy Reuters). This Week: Syria’s Fighting, Iran’s Windfall, and Iraq’s Violence

Significant Developments Syria. The United Nations and Syria agreed today to allow humanitarian aid into the besieged old city of Homs, and to allow women and children safe passage out. The agreemen…

December 1, 2005

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
State Sponsors: Libya

This publication is now archived. Does Libya sponsor terrorism?Despite Libya’s December 2003 announcement that it would eliminate its weapons of mass destruction program, it still remains on the Stat…

September 24, 2009

Libya
Muammar al-Qaddafi

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September 24, 2009

Libya
New York Meeting: Muammar al-Qaddafi

Watch Muammar al-Qaddafi, leader and guide of the revolution of the Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, discuss international issues including the Israeli-Palestinian peace process and n…

January 8, 2006

Monetary Policy
Sit back and watch Asia’s reserves grow.

Not because Taiwan is reportedly intervening once again last week.   But because Asia holds lots of euros and yen.    The euro rose 2.4% against the dollar last week, the yen by 2.8%.  And Asia holds…