July 26, 2017
President Nicolas Maduro has neither the desire nor the capacity to institute the market reforms and debt restructuring needed to revive Venezuela’s sinking economy, says economist Ricardo Hausmann.
August 9, 2016
As a result of the Brexit vote to leave the European Union, the United Kingdom is likely to see another Scottish independence referendum in its future.
April 8, 2015
The U.S.-Cuba rapprochement means that leaders at the upcoming Summit of the Americas can focus less on regional tensions and more on issues such as trade, immigration, and security, says CFR’s Shann…
November 12, 2013
An interim nuclear accord between Iran and world powers is still within reach despite lingering disagreements over details, says expert Barbara Slavin.
September 19, 2013
The unexpected convergence of the United States and Russia over Syria’s chemical weapons is likely to be strained by delays in the disarmament process, says expert Nicolas Gvosdev.
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 …
October 24, 2012
Unlike Germany, France under the leadership of François Hollande has failed to articulate a long-term vision for Europe, says the Peterson Institute’s Jacob Funk Kirkegaard.
May 10, 2012
New electoral currents in Europe are threatening the German-backed fiscal responsibility pact and sparking fresh fears of debt contagion, says CFR’s Sebastian Mallaby.
May 3, 2012
New questions over the wisdom of unfettered budget cuts are shifting the emphasis of eurozone crisis responses from austerity to growth, says economist Thomas Philippon.
March 12, 2012
Afghanistan, Syria, and Iran top the agenda during British Prime Minister David Cameron’s visit to Washington this week. CFR’s Charles Kupchan notes an alignment of views on those issues but growing …