US and the Americas Programme

We focus on political, economic and security issues in North, Central and South America and their implications globally.

Through our US and the Americas programme we undertake original research using an interdisciplinary approach. We draw expertise from in-house staff and an international network of associate fellows.

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  • Convening discussions with stakeholders from various sectors, disciplines and geographies;
  • Connecting regional policy and businesses communities with Chatham House policy networks;
  • Producing policy-oriented briefing papers on project-related issues;
  • Providing commentary to the media on breaking news.

Research focus

We analyze how trends in the region’s policymaking affect international cooperation and security.

Areas of interest include:

  • The United States and its Role as a Global Power;
  • The International and Regional Roles of Middle Powers such as Canada and Mexico;
  • Countries’ Roles in Trade, Finance, Climate Change, and Migration;
  • The Changing Nature of Democracy;
  • Major Economic, Political, and Cultural Changes.

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