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April 9, 2009

Development
Perspectives on the Fifth Summit of the Americas: Cooperation on Development, Energy, and the Environment

The Fifth Summit of the Americas will take place from April 17 to 19, 2009 in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. The theme of the Summit is “Securing Our Citizens’ Future by Promoting Human Prosperi…

January 7, 2004

United States
U.S. Policy on ‘Drugs and Thugs’ in the Andes Cannot Achieve U.S. Regional Goals of Democracy, Prosperity, and Security, Concludes Council Commission

January 8, 2004 - Over the past two decades the United States has spent billions of dollars and significant manpower in the Andes region to stem the flow of illegal drugs; assist local security for…

September 20, 2006

United States
The United States and the Geneva Conventions

Backgrounder: U.S. debate over treatment of detainees hinges on interpretation of the Geneva Conventions.

March 10, 2006

Peru
Peru’s Elections

Peru’s upcoming presidential election could be an important litmus test in a region leaning leftward.

March 27, 2006

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Prosecuting Terrorists after September 11

The prosecution of alleged terrorists in U.S. civilian criminal courts and in new military tribunals has been fraught with controversy. U.S. federal courts have gradually asserted their role in the m…

December 6, 2005

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
U.S. Treatment of Terror Suspects and U.S.-EU Relations

This publication is now archived. IntroductionIn response to media reports that the United States is detaining top al-Qaeda suspects in secret prisons in eight countries, including Romania and Poland…

October 18, 2011

Fossil Fuels
Guest Post: Argentina’s Natural Gas Discoveries

A view of the San Alberto gas plant (David Mercado/Courtesy Reuters). The New York Times recently reported on a boom in Argentinean oil and gas discoveries. My colleague Shannon K. O’Neil explains t…

Guest Post: Argentina’s Natural Gas Discoveries

November 2, 2005

Trade
What to Expect from the Summit of the Americas

This publication is now archived. IntroductionU.S. President George Bush heads to South America this week to meet heads of state at the fourth Summit of the Americas November 4-5 in the Argentine sea…

May 17, 2005

Global
Comité de Trabajo exhorta a tomar medidas para fortalecer la competitividad, expandir el comercio y garantizar la seguridad fronteriza de América del Norte

17 de mayo, 2005— América del Norte es vulnerable a varias amenazas de seguridad, a un aumento de la competencia del exterior y a un desigual desarrollo económico en lo interior. En respuesta a estos…

May 17, 2005

United States
Le groupe de travail réclame des mesures pour renforcer la compétitivité nord-américaine, l’expansion du commerce et la sécurité des frontières

May 17, 2005 - North America is vulnerable on several fronts: the region faces terrorist and criminal threats, increased economic competition from abroad and uneven economic development. In response …