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May 3, 2024

South Africa
Mutual Suspicion Grates U.S.-South Africa Relations

Tensions in the U.S.-South Africa relationship only heighten as both countries head towards national elections. 

Election posters of different political parties are shown as South Africa prepares for national and provincial elections, in Pretoria, South Africa on April 5, 2024.

April 11, 2024

South Korea
South Korea’s Opposition Parties’ Win: What It Means

The center-left Democratic Party added to its legislative majority after the recent parliamentary election, which would deal a blow to President Yoon Suk Yeol’s domestic reform agenda and possibly hi…

Lee Jae-myung, leader of the main opposition Democratic Party, raises hands with supporters during a campaign rally for the upcoming 22nd parliamentary election in Seoul, South Korea.

June 3, 2024

Middle East and North Africa
The End of Ambition

A clear-headed vision for the United States' role in the Middle East that highlights the changing nature of U.S. national interests and the challenges of grand strategizing at a time of profound chan…

December 18, 2023

Latin America
Mercosur: South America’s Fractious Trade Bloc

Three decades after its founding, Latin America’s largest trade bloc continues to deal with internal divisions, including over a stalled trade deal with the European Union. New leadership in Argentina and Brazil could shake things up.

A truck driver waits to unload his cargo of cereal grain at a rail terminal in Brazil.

March 4, 2024

United States
A Self-Absorbed America Means Disorder for the World

The dam holding back chaos in U.S. foreign policy is cracking.

Supporters of Republican presidential candidate and former U.S. President Donald Trump gather on the street with Trump flags, ahead of Super Tuesday, in Huntington Beach, California, U.S.

April 2, 2024

Supply Chains
U.S.-South Korea Policy Coordination on Supply Chain Resiliency

On November 28, 2023, the Council on Foreign Relations’ program on U.S.-Korea Policy held an in-person workshop on U.S.-South Korea policy coordination toward China on supply chain resiliency. 

Leaders of the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) take a group photo at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO Summit in San Francisco on November 16, 2023.

March 20, 2024

South Korea
The U.S. Election and South Korean Anxieties

Today is my last day at CFR, which marks the conclusion of over fifteen years of contributions to Asia Unbound. My publications and contributions to CFR remain in archives on the website. 

Military personnel carry U.S. and South Korean flags as people wait for an official state arrival ceremony for South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol and First Lady Kim Keon Hee on the South Lawn of the White House on April 26, 2023.

March 28, 2024

Supply Chains
Coordinating U.S.-South Korean Approaches Toward Supply Chain Resiliency

The fifth workshop for the project on Bolstering U.S.-South Korean Cooperation to Meet the China Challenge examined how the United States and South Korea should strengthen policy coordination on supp…

Leaders of the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) take a group photo at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO Summit in San Francisco on November 16, 2023.

December 13, 2023

South America Can Still Save Its Trading Bloc

Stalemate over a trade deal with the European Union has left Mercosur on life support. Its revival depends on spurring greater intraregional trade.

Brazil’s President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva attends the 63rd Summit of Heads of State of Mercosur and Associated States, at the Museum of Tomorrow in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, December 7, 2023.