AC SelectsMar 18, 2022
AC Selects: Ukraine’s energy security and US-Mexico growth opportunities
Week of March 18, 2022 Last week, the Eurasia Center and Latin America Center hosted experts to discuss the consequences of Russia’s war on European energy security, the US-Mexico bilateral relationship, and strategies to sustain green and equitable economic growth across the Americas. Related events I think the whole world realized the seriousness of this […]
Engagement ReframedMar 8, 2022
Engagement Reframed #4: Securing America’s demographic and economic future
By Mathew Burrows
What is the opportunity? Throughout US history, many American entrepreneurial heroes have been immigrants or the children of immigrants—from Alexander Graham Bell and Andrew Carnegie, both born in Scotland, to Intel’s Andy Grove and Google’s Sergey Brin, originally from Hungary and Russia, respectively. Indian immigrants comprise only about 1 percent of the US population but […]
InfographicMar 3, 2022
What to expect from Mexico’s energy reform bill
Mexico's Congress is currently debating a proposed amendment to the constitution to allow the state to increase control over the country’s energy market. What can we expect from this energy reform bill?
New AtlanticistFeb 28, 2022
Russian Hybrid War Report: Russia retaliates against anti-war celebrities as social platforms crack down on Russian media
By Digital Forensic Research Lab
Meta, Patreon, and Twitter are taking action against Russian accounts, while Russian celebrities are facing pushback for their views, according to the Council's open-source researchers.
InfographicNov 18, 2021
Infographic: Why North America matters?
By Eva Lardizabal
Ahead of the 2021 North American Leaders' Summit, the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center highlights the importance of North American cooperation on issues such as health, commerce and investment, security, and migration.
EnergySourceNov 16, 2021
Silence is assent: A path forward in US-Mexico energy and climate relations
By David L. Goldwyn, Neil Robert Brown
Mexico's recent climate and energy measures will cause economic harm, set back emissions reduction efforts, and strain the country's relationship with the US. The Biden administration must be clear that these nationalistic policies, which contravene the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, will not be tolerated.
Issue BriefJul 28, 2021
The security of defense trade with allies: Enhancing contact, contracts, and control in supply chains
By James Hasik
The COVID-19 pandemic and a wave of "Buy American" policies have cast doubt on the ability of foreign suppliers to provide crucial defense goods and services to the US Department of Defense in times of crisis or conflict. Forward Defense Nonresident Senior Fellow James Hasik recommends the expansion of security of supply agreements (among other measures) to fully leverage the defense-industrial bases of US allies and partners and best support US security priorities.
TradeWorldJun 1, 2021
Transatlantic tariffs, national security, and geopolitical priorities
By Barbara C. Matthews
The United States and the European Union announced this week the initiation of a negotiation process aimed at eliminating US tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Europe by the end of the year. The move reflects the promised rapprochement between the Biden/Harris administration and European allies, assuaging European irritation at having the metal industry […]