June 27, 2018
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador will likely become Mexico’s next president at a time of mounting concern over corruption and violence, but his reform plans are hazy.
September 29, 2017
Spain’s effort to block Catalonia’s referendum on independence may push more Catalan voters to support it.
July 2, 2015
Governments’ refusals to entertain the possibility of dialogue with groups such as al-Qaeda and the self-proclaimed Islamic State causes needless deaths, says expert Jonathan Powell.
May 22, 2014
This week’s European parliament elections could mark a victory for eurosceptics and fringe political groups, an outcome that would likely sour transatlantic relations, says expert Judy Dempsey.
July 16, 2013
Recent revelations about U.S. surveillance activities in Latin America have provoked a range of negative responses from regional leaders, but the practical consequences will be marginal, says expert …
April 26, 2013
Recent developments in Portugal provide yet another example of the growing political strength of anti-austerity forces in Europe.
January 25, 2013
The argument for sustained U.S. diplomatic engagement with Havana has never been more compelling, says CFR’s Julia Sweig.
August 9, 2012
With the London summer games at an end, economist Jose Ursua discusses whether or not Olympics have a financial impact for host cities, and the broader implications for the global economy.
June 29, 2012
Whoever wins Mexico’s presidential election will need to jumpstart economic growth, work toward energy reform, and deal with a violent drug war, says CFR’s Shannon K. O’Neil.
June 27, 2012
EU approval of a new proposal for a banking and fiscal union would help reassure global financial markets and alleviate the eurozone debt crisis, says Bruegel’s Benedicta Marzinotto.