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…
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.
August 1, 2016
The Zika virus is spreading to North America, and U.S. delays in approving research and funding could lead to a public health disaster, write Larry Brilliant and CFR’s Laurie Garrett.
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.
February 11, 2011
In this Markets and Democracy Brief, Shannon O’Neil charts the progress of Mexico’s economic and democratic reforms. She sees grounds for optimism on both fronts but concludes that Mexico risks falli…