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January 17, 2007

United States
American tourists in Europe forced to live on bread, unable to afford croissants and eggs …

At least not the croissants at Cafe de Flore.   Or the eggs, coffee and salad, which are rather on the expensive side.  There is cheaper option: the bakery just around the corner on rue de Saints Per…

August 31, 2011

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
The Global Regime for Terrorism

This page is part of the Global Governance Monitor. Scope of the Challenge September 11, 2001, shocked the international system, changing global perspectives on both the threat of terrorism and…

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May 17, 2006

Peru
Peru’s Elections

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

March 4, 2013

Sub-Saharan Africa
Anger at South Africa’s Police

The South African police on February 28 “allegedly” tied a Mozambican cab driver, Medo Macia, to the back of a truck and dragged him to the police station where he died. Apparently, the cab driver ha…

Protesters chant slogans in front of a policeman outside the Benoni courtroom, in east Johannesburg, March 4, 2013.

January 11, 2008

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Colombia’s Right-Wing Paramilitaries and Splinter Groups

Colombian President Alvaro Uribe was hailed for his plan to demobilize the country’s paramilitaries, but observers warn the groups are reforming under a different guise.

January 12, 2015

Cybersecurity
Guest Post: Brazil’s Cybersecurity Conundrum

The following is a guest post by Robert Muggah and Misha Glenny. Brazil has embraced the digital age with more gusto than most. It is one of the top users of social media and recently signed-off on …

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April 10, 2018

Robots and Artificial Intelligence
The Work Ahead: Machines, Skills, and U.S. Leadership in the Twenty-First Century

The world is in the midst of a transformation in the nature of work, as smart machines, artificial intelligence, new technologies, and global competition remake how people do their jobs and pursue th…

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February 22, 2017

Human Rights
Guest Post: Ríos Montt Plays a Risky Defense Game

This is a guest post by Natalie Kitroeff, a research associate here at the Council on Foreign Relations who works with me in the Latin America program. Without fanfare, or so much as a public arr…

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September 27, 2018

Chile
A Conversation With Sebastián Piñera

President Sebastián Piñera discusses the challenges and opportunities facing Chile, as well as the country's plan for sustainable development.

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February 22, 2017

Mexico
Elections to Watch in 2015

The region will hold just two presidential elections this year, choosing new leaders in Guatemala and Argentina. More prevalent will be congressional and local elections. Midterms in Mexico, Venezuel…