May 9, 2012
After emerging from the 2008 financial crisis relatively unscathed, Brazil’s inevitable entrance into the club of major global powers is increasingly accepted. CFR’s Stewart M. Patrick and Carlos Sim…
January 24, 2020
Amid a spate of drug cartel attacks, Mexico is considering whether to increase security cooperation with the United States.
October 18, 2019
Canada’s federal election poses a stiff test for the governing Liberal Party, with implications for its global role on issues such as climate change.
February 18, 2020
Lebanon is in a deep financial hole, with no obvious way out.
July 5, 2017
Will the leaders' gathering in Hamburg find consensus on pressing global economic issues? Experts from many of the group's member states assess prospects.
January 8, 2020
The extradition process enables governments to bring fugitives abroad to justice, but it can be fraught with political tension, even when a treaty is in place.
April 18, 2007
Carlos Ghosn—named one of the “world’s most respected leaders” by the Financial Times in 2003 and 2004, Man of the Year 2003 by Fortune (Asia), and often called a “rock star” of the global automobile…
December 20, 2019
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations is a regional organization that brings together disparate neighbors to address economic, security, and political issues, but the group’s impact remains limited.
December 12, 2019
Adam Valavanis is a former intern with the Africa Program at the Council on Foreign Relations. He received a master’s degree in conflict studies from the London School of Economics and Political Scie…
November 13, 2019
Election fraud allegations have prompted President Evo Morales to resign with no clear successor, plunging Bolivia into political uncertainty.