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August 18, 2009

Immigration and Migration
bug What to Read on Mexican Politics

What are the 6 books you find most useful in thinking about Mexican politics? Foreign Affairs asked me for my list. I’d be interested in yours…

April 26, 2013

Americas
Two-Nations-Indivisible.jpg Two Nations Indivisible

Teaching Notes on Two Nations Indivisible: Mexico, the United States, and the Road Ahead by CFR Senior Fellow Shannon K. O’Neil.

August 28, 2014

Americas
Detainees sleep in a holding cell at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility in Brownsville, Texas. The U.S. Child Migrant Influx

Tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors, mostly from Central America, are arriving in the United States illegally, adding severe stress to an immigration system already in need of a major overhaul…

September 18, 2016

China
China Can Now Organize Its Own (Financial) Coalitions of the Willing

Just before the global financial crisis, I wrote a paper on the geostrategic implications of the United States’ growing external debt—and specifically about the fact that the U.S.’s main external cre…

May 20, 2016

Elections and Voting
A flag flies in front of the blast furnaces at the now-closed Bethlehem Steel mill in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Campaign 2016 Friday Foreign Policy Roundup: It’s the Economy, Stupid

A Gallup poll out this week found that the economy remains the country’s top concern. Eighteen percent of Americans flag the “economy in general” as the most important problem facing the nation, whil…

October 28, 2015

United States
Play RTR285Q1_EC.jpg The Future of U.S. Immigration Policy

Experts discuss the future of immigration policy in the United States, focusing on immigrants from Central and South America.

March 19, 2012

United States
Ailing Public Education System Jeopardizes U.S. National Security, CFR Task Force Argues

The United States’ failure to educate its students leaves them unprepared to compete and threatens the country’s ability to thrive in a global economy and maintain its leadership role, finds a new Co…

May 23, 2014

Defense and Security
Obama NDU speech You Might Have Missed: One Year After Obama’s Drone Speech

Harold Hongju Koh, “Ending the Forever War: One Year After President Obama’s NDU Speech,” JustSecurity.org, May 23, 2014. The President’s historic move in that speech was to call for the eventual re…

October 18, 2013

Military Operations
Afghan policemen keep watch during celebrations for Afghan New Year. (Sobhani/Courtesy Reuters) You Might Have Missed: Drone Strikes, the CIA, and Polls on Syria and Iran

“Drop the Pilot,” Economist, October 19, 2013. A 2009 poll in three of the tribal agencies found 52% of respondents believed drone strikes were accurate and 60% said they weakened militant groups. O…