April 11, 2018
The Organization of American States is an important forum for regional diplomacy, but it has been hesitant to censure member states for violating democratic principles.
December 8, 2017
A growing number of countries are legalizing same-sex marriage amid a steady advance in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights, but opposition remains strong in many countries.
September 26, 2017
The following is a guest post by Megan Roberts, associate director of the International Institutions and Global Governance program at the Council on Foreign Relations.
The pace and scale of the vi…
February 26, 2017
The UN’s top leadership position has broad authority to steer the organization’s agenda but its impact has varied widely among office holders since 1946.
January 19, 2017
NAFTA is as much an investment as a trade treaty, providing guarantees of international courts, regulatory coordination, and intellectual property protections. This has helped bring over $500 billion…
April 12, 2010
This past weekend, I happened to come upon an article on Time.com by my good friend Joshua Ramo (“Hu’s Visit: Finding a Way Forward on U.S.-China Relations,” April 8, 2010). It is a great piece, not …
October 12, 2016
Last June, Mexico elected new governors in twelve of its thirty-one states. As millions of voters went to the urns, corruption was a top concern (along with insecurity). Eight states saw the incumben…
October 11, 2016
December 9, 2016
The ongoing bloodshed in Rakhine State, where security forces reportedly are engaging in a rising pattern of abuses against Rohingya, seems to be worsening. International human rights groups have war…
May 12, 2015
In 2010, the homicide rate in Mexico’s Ciudad Juarez rose to over 250 per 100,000 inhabitants making it the most dangerous city in the world. Other crimes—extortions, kidnappings, and carjackings—als…