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May 31, 2017

Americas
Panelists speak on South America From Venezuela to Argentina: The Situation in South America

This afternoon, I had the privilege of speaking alongside Cynthia Arnson, Kellie Meiman Hock, and Michael Shifter on current events in South America. Our talk covered countries from Colombia to Argen…

May 28, 2010

Democratization
Colombia: Moving Beyond ’Narco-Democracy’

Colombian presidential candidate Antanas Mockus has generated surprising support for his campaign of transparency and change, but the winner will need to reassure voters that security improvements wi…

November 28, 2017

United Nations
Play Jeffrey D. Feltman A Conversation With Jeffrey Feltman

Jeffrey Feltman discusses his five years as undersecretary-general for political affairs at the United Nations (UN), the role of the UN in mediating and preventing conflict, and the relationship betw…

July 24, 2013

Americas
What’s Happening in Latin America

Ably led by Marty Moss-Coane, host of Philadelphia’s Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane, Cynthia Arnson, director of the Latin American Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center, and I had a …

June 7, 2017

China
Podcast Chinese workers protest in Shanghai Podcast: A New Deal for China’s Workers?

After three labor activists in China were detained last week following their investigation into conditions at a factory that manufactures Ivanka Trump-branded shoes, Chinese labor disputes have once …

November 29, 2016

Global
Play RTR4S4BY_EC.jpg A Conversation With Robert Greifeld

Robert Greifeld discusses how the recent and upcoming elections in France, Germany, and the United States might affect trade, markets, and the future of globalization.

July 1, 2016

United States
WR07012016 Fourth of July 2016 Reading

What Team Cook is reading over the Fourth of July weekend.

March 29, 2016

Colombia
Play RTR4SJ9B_EC.jpg Colombia and FARC: Prospects for Peace

Experts discuss Colombia’s peace negotiations with the FARC, prospects for completing and implementing a final deal, and implications for U.S.-Colombian relations.

February 24, 2016

Latvia
Play RTR2WTPF_EC.jpg Examining Latvia's Challenges and Opportunities

Edgars Rinkēvičs discusses problems of European security in 2016 and beyond, his country’s evolving relationship with Russia, and the upcoming NATO summit in Warsaw.

February 22, 2013

Fossil Fuels
Asking the Right Questions About Changes in Derivative Markets Asking the Right Questions About Changes in Derivative Markets

As part of a book I’m working on, I’ve spent some time wading through the econometric literature on speculation in commodity markets, oil in particular. This body of research tries to shed light on h…