January 24, 2019
Venezuela’s descent into economic and political chaos in recent years is a cautionary tale of the dangerous influence that resource wealth can have on developing countries.
November 7, 2018
Federal investigators in Brazil have uncovered corruption at the highest levels of the government and in the country’s largest corporations.
June 26, 2018
Violence and rampant crime have driven asylum seekers from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras to the United States, which is seeking to help address the root causes.
August 7, 2017
For many policymakers, economic sanctions have become the tool of choice to respond to major geopolitical challenges, from counterterrorism to conflict resolution.
January 11, 2017
The Colombian government and FARC rebels have signed a historic peace agreement that charts a path to sustainable peace after decades of civil war.
July 2, 2012
Brazil’s economic dynamism has given it a stronger voice on global trade and energy issues. Experts say Washington can advance its regional interests more effectively through a more sophisticated rel…
February 9, 2010
Peru has avoided the development problems seen in other extraction-dependent economies, but experts say the country faces governance hurdles, especially on the environment.
January 26, 2005
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Who is calling for the Iraqi elections to be delayed?A variety of Iraqi political organizations and parties, as well as some Western experts. Both are concerned that…
November 17, 2008
A profile of ETA, a terrorist separatist group operating in the Basque regions of Spain and France.
March 3, 2008
Iran’s influence in Iraq is the subject of enormous speculation. The United States is taking steps to counter that influence.