November 30, 2016
When he officially became president three months ago, Michel Temer’s game plan was simple and bold: in the roughly eighteen months before the 2018 presidential campaign ramped up, he would undertake …
May 19, 2017
Until May 17, it seemed as though President Michel Temer could survive in the presidency until the 2018 elections, despite various pending allegations against him. These calculations have been turned…
January 11, 2018
Federal investigators in Brazil have uncovered corruption at the highest levels of the government and in the country’s largest corporations.
December 8, 2017
Millions of people around the world voted in elections this year. The French elected Emmanuel Macron president, while South Koreans elected Moon Jae-in president. Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani won …
May 20, 2016
From mass migration, to violent extremism, to climate change, the next U.S. administration will face daunting threats to global stability and U.S. national security interests. The nature of these cha…
November 29, 2017
As the warm winds return, the days lengthen and the jacaranda trees explode in a riot of purple along its main avenues, Buenos Aires is also enjoying the afterglow of President Mauricio Macri and his…
November 17, 2017
Saudi Arabia pressed Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri to resign to try to weaken Iran-backed Hezbollah in Lebanon. The path to resolving the crisis could run through Yemen.
April 17, 2013
Michèle Flournoy discusses U.S. defense policy and strategy as well as broader international security challenges.
August 14, 2017
The Brazilian government has launched a consultation on the future of CGI.br, the body that sets internet policy in the country. Some fear that the Temer administration is trying to gut it.
August 8, 2017
Brazil is in a confusing place, with unprecedented voter dissatisfaction but no clear path out of crisis. Markets cheered last week when Congress voted 51 percent to 45 percent not to permit Presiden…