November 17, 2008
CFR’s Latin America Studies Program outlines the implications of the global financial crisis for Latin America.
December 30, 2008
Despite its past failings, the intelligence community must be encouraged to craft critical assessments without fear of political interference, writes CFR Intelligence Fellow Frank Procida.
February 23, 2009
Brazen assassinations, kidnappings, and political intimidation by drug lords conjure up images of Colombia in the early 1990s. Yet today it is Mexico that is being engulfed by escalating violence, an…
November 13, 2009
China’s breathtaking economic growth and massive imbalances with the United States have given rise to some myths about the nature of the two powers’ relationship that can impede sound policymaking, w…
November 10, 2009
China has benefited enormously from Western-dominated global structures, writes CFR’s Stewart Patrick, and Washington now expects it to contribute more significantly to world order.
January 19, 2010
The results of Ukraine’s presidential election, which will go to a runoff on February 7, show unhappiness with Viktor Yushchenko’s government, but are also a mark of Ukraine’s independence.
January 21, 2010
Congress’ call for a new federal agency to oversee insurers still relies too heavily on ill-equipped state regulators to stem risks posed by bond insurers, traders, and reinsurers, writes CFR’s Marc …
February 17, 2010
International pressure must continue on China to allow its currency to appreciate, which would provide an important boost to the global economic recovery, writes CFR’s Steven Dunaway.
March 23, 2010
Healthcare reform has been seen internationally as a test of President Obama’s mettle, writes CFR’s global health expert Laurie Garrett, and GOP challenges will force it to be a White House preoccupa…
April 28, 2010
Absent evidence of N. Korea’s involvement, S. Korea’s response to the recent sinking of one of its ships has been measured. But public anger about the incident will impact June elections and increase…