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Interview With Charlie Rose

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Last month, I had the pleasure of joining Charlie Rose on his show along with Jorge Castañeda, Mexico’s former foreign minister, and Francisco Goldman, contributor to The New Yorker, to...

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The Strategic Importance of North America to U.S. Interests

Canada Latin America Mexico United States The Strategic Importance of North America to U.S. Interests

  Yesterday, I had the privilege to testify before the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere at a hearing titled “The Strategic Importance of the Western Hemisphere: Defining...

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United States and Mexico Finally Resolve Cross-Border Trucking Issue

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For the twenty years since the start of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the United States failed to fulfill its treaty obligations to open its roads and permit...

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Panama Twenty-Five Years Later

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December 20 marks the 25th anniversary of Operation Just Cause, better remembered as the U.S. invasion of Panama. Set off by the death of an off-duty Marine lieutenant by Panamanian...

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Spillovers From Falling Oil Prices: Risks to Mexico and the United States

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Geopolitically, U.S. policymakers generally see high oil prices as bad and low oil prices as good for national interests. In a CFR Working Paper I coauthored with Michael Levi and...

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North America: Time for a New Focus

Canada Mexico United States North America: Time for a New Focus

Today I am pleased to launch CFR’s Independent Task Force on North America. I have been working with co-chairs David H. Petraeus and Robert Zoellick, as well as some twenty...

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South-South Trade and Latin America

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The economic rise of the developing south is one of the biggest trends of the last decade, accelerated by the 2008 global economic downturn. Since 2001 trade between these countries...

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Argentina Defaults

Argentina United States Argentina Defaults

Two days ago, Argentina failed to come to an agreement with its holdout creditors and defaulted for the second time in thirteen years. In this piece for Foreign Policy, I...

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Dos Naciones Indivisibles on Es la Hora de Opinar

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Two weeks ago, I was down in Mexico for the launch of the Spanish-language version of my book, Dos Naciones Indivisibles: México, Estados Unidos, y el Camino por Venir. During my...

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Mexico as a Global Player

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Last week, Foreign Affairs hosted a full day conference on Mexico, to talk about the country as a regional and global player. Panel topics included U.S.-Mexico cooperation, bilateral trade, regional...

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