Americas

 
  • Strategic Europe
    The Rotten and the Forgotten of 2014 World Politics
    Jan Techau December 16, 2014

    The last twelve months have been unusually eventful. Amid the vicissitudes of 2014, highlights include a resurgent Russia, shrewd Scots, and the EU’s underrated foreign policy.

     
  • Strategic Europe
    Europe, the CIA, and Torture
    Judy Dempsey December 15, 2014

    If European countries are to have any credibility in defending human rights, they should go public over their role in collaborating with the CIA on torture.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    Lessons from Vienna
    Nikolay Kozhanov December 12, 2014

    The experience gained in Vienna may be useful in future talks. In order to make the further negotiations effective, both Obama and Rouhani need to find a way to achieve a consensus of support for their actions within their own political establishments.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    Putin’s Urbi et Orbi
    Dmitri Trenin December 5, 2014

    Vladimir Putin’s annual address to parliament on December 4, 2014 has laid down the Kremlin's medium-term strategy. The next four or five years will be very difficult if not critical for Russia, and the Russians, in Putin’s view, absolutely must meet the challenges and win.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    Russian-American Confrontation in the Age of the Internet
    Pavel Sharikov November 28, 2014

    Recent events in Russian-American relations are often compared with events during the Cold War. There is no doubt that, along with other factors, information will play a key role in the new form of Russian-American confrontation.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    Putin’s Valdai Gambit
    Alexei Arbatov November 7, 2014

    Putin’s statements on weapons of mass destruction at the Valdai forum may have been just a tactical move to offset his harsh criticism of the United States. But it may well be an invitation to a serious discussion with Washington.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    The World’s Future: Bipolar Geoeconomics?
    Dmitri Trenin October 28, 2014

    Regionalization may indeed be the future or at least the new stage of globalization. Competition among the super-regions, in this scenario, will become the essence of global geoeconomics and geopolitics.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    A Hereditary Disease
    Mikhail Krutikhin October 21, 2014

    The old Soviet “enemies-are-everywhere” mentality frequently leads Russian decision makers to losses and defeat.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    The West Should Not Reject Russia’s Assistance in Afghanistan
    Petr Topychkanov October 14, 2014

    If common sense prevails and the West resumes its cooperation with Russia, the consolidated response to security threats in Afghanistan will be far more effective than the current disjointed efforts by various countries.

     
  • Strategic Europe
    Judy Asks: Is TTIP Really a Strategic Issue?
    Judy Dempsey October 8, 2014

    Every week, a selection of leading experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Soldiers for Ignorance
    David Rothkopf December 16, 2014 Foreign Policy

    While the attacks in Pakistan and Yemen may have been attempts to forestall the future, they are also foreshadowings of some of the likely big stories that may dominate the global scene in 2015.

     
  • Strategic Europe
    The Rotten and the Forgotten of 2014 World Politics
    Jan Techau December 16, 2014

    The last twelve months have been unusually eventful. Amid the vicissitudes of 2014, highlights include a resurgent Russia, shrewd Scots, and the EU’s underrated foreign policy.

     
  • Strategic Europe
    Europe, the CIA, and Torture
    Judy Dempsey December 15, 2014

    If European countries are to have any credibility in defending human rights, they should go public over their role in collaborating with the CIA on torture.

     
  • Op-Ed
    How USAID’s Growing Relevance Could Destroy It
    Nathaniel Myers December 12, 2014 National Interest

    The U.S. government certainly needs civilian tools to advance its short-term interests in these difficult environments, but continuing to retrofit or cannibalize long-term USAID programs imperils both its short- and long-term security strategy.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    Lessons from Vienna
    Nikolay Kozhanov December 12, 2014

    The experience gained in Vienna may be useful in future talks. In order to make the further negotiations effective, both Obama and Rouhani need to find a way to achieve a consensus of support for their actions within their own political establishments.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Opportunity for Beijing and Washington in Venezuela’s Oil Crisis
    Matt Ferchen December 11, 2014 Diplomat 中文

    China and the United States could join forces for a more sustainable oil policy in Venezuela.

     
  • Event
    New EU Ambassador in Conversation With Jessica T. Mathews
    David O’Sullivan, Jessica Tuchman Mathews December 10, 2014 Washington, DC

    In his first major public event since becoming EU ambassador, David O’Sullivan offered his perspective on the many common challenges shared by the European Union and the United States.

     
  • Event
    Aid in Afghanistan After 2014
    Sarah Chayes, John Sopko December 10, 2014 Washington, DC

    As U.S. and coalition forces in Afghanistan withdraw to their post-2014 minimums, many fear a similar sharp drop in foreign funding. The reconstruction effort is far from over, and a radical reduction in foreign aid could cripple the Afghan economy.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Coming Clean, With Bloodstained Hands
    David Rothkopf December 9, 2014 Foreign Policy

    Why the release of the damning, horrific Senate torture report could be a bright spot for American democracy.

     
  • Article
    Emission Intensity Standards and the Push for Cleaner Fuels
    David Livingston December 8, 2014

    New policies can help promote the use of cleaner transport fuels. But as the European Union’s recent experience shows, they still face significant challenges.

     

Carnegie Experts on Americas

  • Cornelius Adebahr
    Associate
    Europe Program

    Adebahr is an associate in the Europe Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, DC. His research focuses on European foreign policy.

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  • David Burwell
    Energy and Climate Program

    Burwell focuses on the intersection between energy, transportation, and climate issues, as well as policies and practice reforms to reduce global dependence on fossil fuels.

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  • Thomas Carothers
    Vice President for Studies

    Carothers is a leading authority on international support for democracy, rights, and governance and on comparative democratization as well as an expert on U.S. foreign policy.

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  • James Collins
    Senior Associate, Russia and Eurasia Program;
    Diplomat in Residence

    Ambassador Collins was the U.S. ambassador to the Russian Federation from 1997 to 2001 and is an expert on the former Soviet Union, its successor states, and the Middle East.

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  • Toby Dalton
    Co-director
    Nuclear Policy Program

    Dalton is the co-director of the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment. An expert on nonproliferation and nuclear energy, his research focuses on cooperative nuclear security initiatives and the management of nuclear challenges in South Asia and East Asia.

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  • Deborah Gordon
    Director
    Energy and Climate Program

    Gordon is director of Carnegie’s Energy and Climate Program, where her research focuses on oil and climate change issues in North America and globally.

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  • Oz Hassan
    Visiting Scholar
    Democracy and Rule of Law Program

    Hassan is one of the United Kingdom’s foremost authorities on democracy promotion and democracy assistance programs and a leading scholar on U.S. foreign policy.

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  • John Judis
    Visiting Scholar

    Judis is a senior editor of the New Republic, where he has worked since 1984. As a visiting scholar at Carnegie, Judis wrote The Folly of Empire: What George W. Bush Could Learn from Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson.

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  • Duyeon Kim
    Associate
    Nuclear Policy Program

    Kim is an expert on nuclear nonproliferation, nuclear security, and Asia.

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  • Jessica Tuchman Mathews
    President

    Mathews is president of the Carnegie Endowment. Before her appointment in 1997, her career included posts in both the executive and legislative branches of government, in management and research in the nonprofit arena, and in journalism and science policy.

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  • Marwan Muasher
    Vice President for Studies

    Muasher is vice president for studies at Carnegie, where he oversees research in Washington and Beirut on the Middle East.

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  • Moisés Naím
    Distinguished Fellow
    International Economics Program

    Naím is a distinguished fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where his research focuses on international economics and global politics. He is currently the chief international columnist for El País, Spain’s largest newspaper, and his weekly column is published worldwide.

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  • Carole Nakhle
    Nonresident Scholar
    Middle East Center

    Nakhle is a nonresident scholar at Carnegie Middle East Center, specializing in international petroleum contracts and fiscal regimes for the oil and gas industry, world oil and gas market developments, energy policy, and oil and gas revenue management.

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  • Douglas H. Paal
    Vice President for Studies

    Paal previously served as vice chairman of JPMorgan Chase International and as unofficial U.S. representative to Taiwan as director of the American Institute in Taiwan.

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  • George Perkovich
    Vice President for Studies

    Perkovich’s research focuses on nuclear strategy and nonproliferation, with a concentration on South Asia, Iran, and the problem of justice in the international political economy.

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  • David Rothkopf
    Visiting Scholar

    Rothkopf, author of the recent book Power, Inc.: The Epic Rivalry Between Big Business and Government and the Reckoning that Lies Ahead, served as deputy undersecretary of commerce for international trade policy in the Clinton administration.

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  • Paul Schulte
    Nonresident Senior Associate
    Nuclear Policy Program and Carnegie Europe

    Schulte is a nonresident senior associate in the Carnegie Nuclear Policy Program and at Carnegie Europe, where his research focuses on the future of deterrence, nuclear strategy, nuclear nonproliferation, cybersecurity, and their political implications.

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  • Jan Techau
    Director
    Carnegie Europe

    Techau is the director of Carnegie Europe, the European center of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Techau works on EU integration and foreign policy, transatlantic affairs, and German foreign and security policy.

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  • Tong Zhao
    Associate
    Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy

    Tong Zhao is an associate in Carnegie’s Nuclear Policy Program based at the Carnegie–Tsinghua Center for Global Policy.

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