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September 16, 2016

Argentina
Play RTSGTL2_EC.jpg A Conversation With Susana Malcorra

Susana Malcorra, Argentina's foreign minister and a candidate for UN secretary-general, discusses her outlook on the future of Argentina and U.S.-Latin American relations.

October 7, 2016

Human Rights
Former U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres speaks during a debate in the United Nations General Assembly between candidates vying to be the next U.N. Secretary General at U.N. headquarters in New York 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 from October 2 to October 8, was compiled…

July 7, 2016

Trade
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro stands in front of an image depicting the country's late President Hugo Chavez during a meeting with members of Venezuela's United Socialist Party (PSUV) in Caracas Venezuela’s Woes Reach Mercosur

Mercosur is under considerable internal strain. As at other times in the trade bloc’s history, shifting political winds and changing trade priorities have placed the member countries at loggerheads. …

January 22, 2016

China
Argentine Foreign Minister Susana Malcorra and Brazil's Foreign Minister Mauro Viera speak before the Summit of Heads of State of MERCOSUR and Associated States and 49th Meeting of the Common Market Council in Luque South America’s Shifting Diplomatic Landscape

The past year has altered Latin America’s diplomatic panorama. Among the most significant changes were a U.S. policy turnaround that included U.S. rapprochement with Cuba, a reset in U.S.-Brazil rela…

February 9, 2016

Argentina
Play IMG_9664_EC.jpg Argentinian Foreign Policy Under Mauricio Macri

Susana Malcorra discusses Argentina's foreign policy under the newly elected government.

August 11, 2016

Human Rights
UN Sec Gen candidates_RTSHN78 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 from August 6 to August 12, was compiled …

June 6, 2016

International Organizations
RTR33ZTM_blog Let the Sunshine in: Increasing Transparency in UN Elections

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. Sunlight is the best disinfect…

October 27, 2010

United States
Immigration and the Midterm Elections

The economic climate and border security concerns have fueled the immigration debate in the U.S. congressional elections. This Backgrounder examines races where immigration is playing a role and the …

May 22, 2013

Gender
Child Marriage and U.S. Foreign Policy

Mary Robinson and Geeta Rao Gupta discuss the Council on Foreign Relations report, Ending Child Marriage: How Elevating the Status of Girls Advances U.S. Foreign Policy Objectives. In the report, aut…

May 22, 2013

Gender
Child Marriage and U.S. Foreign Policy

RACHEL VOGELSTEIN: Welcome, everyone, to the Council on Foreign Relations. We are here tonight to mark the release of the first-ever report on child marriage from the council, and we are very fort…