March 30, 2012
The emerging BRICS economies agree that the West should hold less sway in the global economy. But their leaders, despite regular summits, have failed to articulate a coherent vision because of diverg…
April 17, 2012
Politician Bo Xilai’s sudden fall from grace unmasks long-discussed corruption within the political ranks and undermines a smooth leadership transition for the Communist Party, says CFR’s Elizabeth E…
November 8, 2012
China’s Communist Party Congress will affirm new top leaders, but little is known about their selection or how they will guide the country, says CFR’s Jerome Cohen.
April 20, 2009
Shannon K. O’Neil, a Latin America expert, says President Obama’s initial exposure to regional leaders in the Americas was positive but no sweeping changes are expected on Cuba or trade policy.
May 18, 2010
Mexican President Felipe Calderón’s state visit to Washington could highlight immigration concerns at a time of growing cross-border partnership on Mexico’s drug war, says CFR’s Shannon O’Neil.
February 16, 2012
Mexico’s economy and tourism industry are growing despite an escalation in drug violence in recent years, says CFR’s Shannon O’Neil as she discusses its implications for U.S.-Mexico relations, immigr…
June 29, 2012
Whoever wins Mexico’s presidential election will need to jumpstart economic growth, work toward energy reform, and deal with a violent drug war, says CFR’s Shannon K. O’Neil.
March 25, 2013
Mexico’s new president is pushing through a sweeping package of economic reforms that could help the country emerge as a major economic player, says CFR’s Shannon O’Neil.
April 8, 2015
The U.S.-Cuba rapprochement means that leaders at the upcoming Summit of the Americas can focus less on regional tensions and more on issues such as trade, immigration, and security, says CFR’s Shann…
May 19, 2015
Mexico, Peru, and Chile would benefit from the Trans-Pacific Partnership if their economies can begin to produce more value-added goods in a competitive way, says CFR’s Shannon K. O’Neil.