May 17, 2004
The Bush administration’s $15 billion AIDS initiative has received much attention for its boldness and size.
But, according to this indispensable Council Special Report, it will not su…
June 18, 2006
The contentious July 2006 Mexican presidential election has placed Mexico squarely back on the U.S. foreign policy agenda.
Following months of unrest in which supporters of Manuel Lópe…
May 7, 2007
The International Monetary Fund’s purpose and scope of work have changed dramatically since its founding after World War II.
Whereas at first the Fund aimed to maintain monetary and ex…
March 1, 2011
The drug war in Mexico has caused some U.S. analysts to view Mexico as a failed or failing state. While these fears are exaggerated, the problems of widespread crime and violence, governm…
November 19, 2014
The militant Islamist group Boko Haram's increasingly bold attacks in Nigeria—most notably its April kidnapping of nearly three hundred female students—threaten to fuel further Muslim-Chr…
January 19, 2018
The United States has failed to elevate Russia’s intervention in U.S. elections to the national priority that it is, and it has neglected to respond to it in a way sufficient to deter future attacks,…