May 31, 2013
In this chapter preview from Pathways to Freedom: Political and Economic Lessons From Democratic Transitions, Carlos Pio analyzes Brazil’s transition from military rule to democracy and from economic…
March 2, 2018
South Korea must capitalize on its diplomatic push to bridge the divide between its longtime ally and its combative neighbor.
August 22, 2017
President Trump’s much-anticipated Afghan policy rightly avoids troop withdrawal timelines but offers little prospect for progress against the durable Taliban.
December 21, 2016
The meeting of U.S. and Japanese leaders in Pearl Harbor will be a reminder of the remarkable journey that transformed the two countries from adversaries to allies.
October 7, 2016
Ten years after North Korea’s first nuclear test, sanctions and negotiations have done little to quell the regime’s ambition of becoming a nuclear weapons state.
November 19, 2015
India has taken a major step forward ahead of global climate talks in Paris, but the country’s clean energy strategy still faces domestic and international challenges, write CFR’s Varun Sivaram and A…
September 10, 2015
The European Union’s divided approach to the mass influx of migrants poses another threat to the goal of binding the continent economically and politically, writes CFR’s Sebastian Mallaby.
May 14, 2013
In this chapter preview from Pathways to Freedom: Political and Economic Lessons From Democratic Transitions, Shannon O’Neil charts the gradual decline of Mexico’s "perfect dictatorship" and its repl…
April 12, 2012
The summit in Colombia offers Washington an opportunity to boost growing economic ties amid ongoing disputes with regional partners over Cuba and the legalization of illicit drugs, writes CFR’s Shann…
February 28, 2011
The March 2-3 visit of Mexico’s president to Washington offers a chance at easing tensions over the cross-border drug trade, and far more than security issues are at stake, says CFR’s Shannon O’Neil.