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January 7, 2003

Global
Complacency Is Newest Threat to Reform in Latin America

For further information contact: April Wahlestedt, Director of Communications (212) 434-9544 Erin Eizenstat, Communications Coordinator, at 212-434-9536   May 25, 2000 - With inflation in …

January 30, 2003

Iraq
Murphy Says He Expects War by End of February; Saudis Promoting Plan to Persuade Saddam Hussein to Go Into Exile

Richard W. Murphy, the Council on Foreign Relations Hasib J. Sabbagh Senior Fellow in Middle East Studies, says that, barring some major concessions by Iraq, he expects a war by the end of February…

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…

November 3, 2005

China
Yu Yongding tells us what he really thinks

China's new exchange rate regime is all stability, no flexibility.  And Yu (part of China's monetary policy advisory committee) thinks that is a mistake: "I think we should allow a bigger ban…

November 3, 2005

Emerging Markets
Bush has yet to meet a big IMF bailout he does not like …

Steve Clemons is surprised that Bush was not more hostile toward the IMF in a recent pre-Summit of the Americas press gaggle.  I am surprised that Steve Clemons is surprised.After all, as governor of…

March 10, 2006

Peru
Peru’s Elections

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

February 16, 2007

Bolivia
Bolivia on the Brink

Overview Three years ago, the Council on Foreign Relations launched a commission to examine U.S. policy in the Andean region and the Colombian conflict. The result, Andes 2020: A New Strategy f…

April 23, 2007

Americas
Securing the Promise of the Western Hemisphere

Watch Commerce Secretary Carlos M. Gutierrez discuss U.S. trade policy toward the Western hemisphere, economic improvements in Latin America, and Cuban-American relations.

April 23, 2007

Americas
C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics: Securing the Promise of the Western Hemisphere

The C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics is sponsored by the Corporate Program and the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies. 7:45 - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast8:00 …

February 9, 2010

Peru
Peru’s Mineral Wealth and Woes

Peru has avoided the development problems seen in other extraction-dependent economies, but experts say the country faces governance hurdles, especially on the environment.