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July 7, 2021

Latin America
A Socially Conservative Left Is Gaining Traction in Latin America

The electoral strength of the right is pushing Latin America’s leftists away from progressive causes.

Pedro Castillo speaks to a crowd

October 25, 2021

Latin America
Mexico’s Energy Grid Risks Fading to Black

President Lopez Obrador’s plan to renationalize electricity generation will make it more expensive, dirtier and less reliable and jeopardize the inclusive economic growth he says he wants. 

Worker standing before Mexico's state-run electric utility offices

July 14, 2020

Global Governance
The Politics of a COVID-19 Vaccine

Governments must prepare now to avoid “catastrophic success” once a Covid-19 vaccine emerges

Vaccine

January 8, 2021

Middle East and North Africa
America’s Vaccine Diplomacy Is AWOL in the Middle East.

China and Russia are spreading their vaccines—and forging new ties—to some of Washington’s closest allies.

January 24, 2019

Media
Local Journalists Workshop

CFR's inaugural Local Journalists Workshop featuring plenary and discussion group sessions with CFR fellows and other experts.

August 11, 2020

Southeast Asia
What’s Behind Mainland Southeast Asia’s Surprising Success Against COVID-19

With the exception of Thailand, the five countries of mainland Southeast Asia are some of the poorest in the Asia-Pacific region. According to the World Bank, Cambodia has a per capita GDP of around …

Students wearing face masks and face shields sit as they attend a flag-raising ceremony as schools nationwide reopened, in Pathum Thani province, Thailand on July 1, 2020.

June 2, 2020

COVID-19
Graphing the Pandemic Economy

In a fast-evolving crisis like a pandemic, GDP and other conventional economic metrics are simply too slow to be useful for policymakers who need to make decisions about when to lock down and reopen …

April 6, 2020

COVID-19
At War With a Virus

Treating COVID-19 as a war of choice rather than one of necessity has proved extraordinarily costly.

COVID-19 and War

September 15, 2020

Lebanon
Macron Wants to Be a Middle Eastern Superpower

The French president is making a bid to shape the region—but does his reach exceed his grasp?

May 11, 2020

China
A Cold War With China Would Be a Mistake

Beijing poses some real challenges, but the most formidable threats the U.S. now faces are transnational problems like pandemics, climate change, cyberattacks, and terrorism.

U.S. China New Cold War