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February 2, 2017

United States
fdi-income-v-debt-payments-gdp-share Dark Matter. Soon To Be Revealed?

The debate around the House Republicans’ proposal for a border adjusted (destination-based cash flow) tax will, I think, force an important debate about the impact of corporate tax strategies on glob…

March 9, 2006

United States
chart Mike Mandel, Ricardo Hausmann and Federico Sturzenegger better be right (January trade data)

I sure hope that the US is exporting a lot of "intangibles" that don't show up in the trade data, and generating lots more intangible dark matter to offset all the external debt that the US is ta…

February 21, 2013

Defense and Security
DisappearedHRW - LAM Mexico’s Drug War and the Disappeared

An often overlooked problem with the so-called “war on drugs” mindset has been the effect on local populations: as military officials or militarized law enforcement officers fight narcotraffickers, t…

January 3, 2013

Americas
Elections in 2013 - LAM What to Watch in 2013: Latin America’s Presidential Elections

Last year Mexico, Venezuela, and the Dominican Republic held presidential elections, leading to some of the region’s biggest news stories of the year: the PRI’s return to power and the strong second …

February 1, 2008

United States
Financial-Statecraft.jpg Financial Statecraft

Teaching Notes on Financial Statecraft: The Role of Financial Markets in American Foreign Policy by CFR Senior Fellow Benn Steil and co-author Robert E. Litan.

November 16, 2016

United States
Play RTSS8DM_EC.jpg Is Reconciling the EU and U.S. Privacy Regimes Possible?

Experts present views on privacy in the European Union and the United States and identify areas of agreement and potential cooperation.

October 25, 2016

United States
Play IMG_8389_Pollard_EC.jpg A Conversation With James Clapper

James Clapper reflects on lessons learned over his six years as Director of National Intelligence and discusses critical intelligence concerns facing the next U.S. president.

October 17, 2016

Global
Play RTSRRJS_EC.jpg World Economic Update

Experts discuss trends in the global economy.

June 20, 2016

Global
Play RTR4D7NX_EC.jpg 'State Capitalism: How the Return of Statism is Transforming the World'

Joshua Kurlantzick discusses 'State Capitalism,' his book on the rise of modern state capitalism and its impact on the global economy and international security.

March 4, 2016

Wars and Conflict
Guatemala-woman-court Women Around the World: This Week

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post, covering February 26 to March 3, was compiled by A…