Americas

Chatham House research on the Americas concentrates predominantly on the changing role of the US in the world.

Projects in this region include work on the future of American power, the changing role of the US in Asia, US and European perspectives on common economic challenges, the foreign policy implications of the US energy revolution and global perceptions of the US among elites and the general public.

A major programmatic focus of this work for Chatham House is carried out by the US and Americas Programme and its projects.

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Protecting Critical National Infrastructure from Cyberattacks: the US and UK Experience

European Council President Donald Tusk speaks to US President Donald Trump as he welcomes him at EU headquarters in Brussels as part of a NATO meeting, 25 May 2017. Photo: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images.
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The Future of the United States and Europe: An Irreplaceable Partnership

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The Modus Operandi of the Trump Administration: A View from Washington

US Air Force General Mike Holmes. Photo: Getty Images.
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America’s Military Is Nostalgic for Great Power Competition

Mike Pompeo, as CIA director, testifies during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing in February. Photo: Getty Images.
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Expect the New US Secretary of State to Be Both More Effective and More Hawkish

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Will Trump make China great again? The belt and road initiative and international order

President Trump holds up the proclamation on steel imports on 8 March. Photo: Getty Images.
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Trump Has Shown How Dangerous He Is to the Global Trading System

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An ‘America First’ Foreign Policy: The Rhetoric and Reality

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Trade Trends in Latin America

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop meets Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Beijing. Photo: Getty Images.
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US Allies Aren’t Buying Its New Strategies to Confront China

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US Policy Options on North Korea

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Closing the Digital Gender Gap: Views from Argentina and Latin America

US Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photo: Getty Images.
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The US–Russia Relationship Is Likely to Deteriorate Further in 2018

Mauricio Macri at the launch ceremony for Argentina's G20 presidency in Buenos Aires. Photo: Getty Images.
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After Macri’s Reforms, Argentina Makes an Ideal G20 Leader

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One Year of Donald Trump: Assessing the Future of the Transatlantic Relationship

Protesters critical of the recent election of Donald Trump as US president gather for a demonstration near the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany, on 12 November 2016. Photo: Carsten Koall/Getty Images.
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Transatlantic Relations: Converging or Diverging?

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America Under Trump

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Book review essay: Bored enough yet? International order, ideology, and what it takes to get history started again

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The end of liberal international order?

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Introduction: Ordering the world? Liberal internationalism in theory and practice

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US Air Force General Mike Holmes. Photo: Getty Images.
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America’s Military Is Nostalgic for Great Power Competition

Mike Pompeo, as CIA director, testifies during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing in February. Photo: Getty Images.
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Expect the New US Secretary of State to Be Both More Effective and More Hawkish

President Trump holds up the proclamation on steel imports on 8 March. Photo: Getty Images.
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Trump Has Shown How Dangerous He Is to the Global Trading System

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop meets Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Beijing. Photo: Getty Images.
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US Allies Aren’t Buying Its New Strategies to Confront China

US Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photo: Getty Images.
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The US–Russia Relationship Is Likely to Deteriorate Further in 2018

Mauricio Macri at the launch ceremony for Argentina's G20 presidency in Buenos Aires. Photo: Getty Images.
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After Macri’s Reforms, Argentina Makes an Ideal G20 Leader

Makeshift shelters at the Kutapalong Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh. Poor living conditions makes the transmission of disease more likely. Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images.
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Diphtheria's Resurgence Is a Lesson in Public Health Failure

Donald Trump in Seoul at the beginning of his tour of Asia. Photo: Getty Images.
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Trump May Be a Good Fit for Southeast Asia’s Strongmen

Donald Trump attends the Arab Islamic American Summit in Riyadh on 21 May. Photo: Getty Images.
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Gulf Crisis Exposes the Weakness of Trump’s ‘Unpredictability’

Data centre for T-Systems, a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom. Photo by: Thomas Trutschel/Photothek/Getty Images
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Why We Need a Transatlantic Charter for Data Security and Mobility

Donald Trump speaks about the Paris climate change accord in the Rose Garden at the White House. Photo via Getty Images
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What Trump’s Withdrawal from Paris Means for Global Climate Action

Trump campaigns in Virginia on 22 October 2016. Photo: Getty Images.
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Trump's Rhetoric Is Eroding America's Moral Authority

Donald Trump meets Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago on 7 April. Photo: Getty Images.
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Trump’s Foreign Policy Is Looking Very Predictable

On the newsstand in Beijing, magazines feature Donald Trump Xi Jinping. Photo: Getty Images.
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Trump-Xi Meeting Shows Asia Is Moving Into a New Era

Wilbur Ross at Trump Tower in November 2016. Photo: Getty Images.
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Wilbur Ross Is in the Driver’s Seat on US Trade Policy – For Now

Donald Trump with HR McMaster, the new national security advisor, and his chief of staff, Keith Kellogg. Photo: Getty Images.
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McMaster Appointment Could Bolster US Line on Russia

President Donald Trump speaks on the phone in the Oval Office alongside National Security Advisor Michael Flynn and White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon. Photo by Getty Images.
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Botched Yemen Raid Shows Risks of Trump's Approach

Russian nesting dolls depicting Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin. Photo by Getty Images.
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A Relationship With Putin Offers Little to Trump

Peter Navarro, head of the White House National Trade Council, arrives in the lobby of Trump Tower. Photo via Getty Images.
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Criticism of Germany Reveals the Trump Administration’s Economic Incoherence

Displaced Iraqi families receive food from the World Food Programme. Photo by Getty Images.
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Trump Era Casts New Shadow Over Refugees

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Brazil’s international educational cooperation in African countries: a case of ‘graduation dilemma’?

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South–South in retreat? The transitions from Lula to Rousseff to Temer and Brazilian development cooperation

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Review article: Reimagining Afghanistan

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The cracks in liberal orthodoxy are showing

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The US perspective on NATO under Trump: lessons of the past and prospects for the future

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What to make of Trump's mixed messages

Unmanned aerial vehicle Wing Loong on display during the 11th China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition at Zhuhai Airshow Center on 2 November 2016 in Zhuhai, China. Photo VCG/VCG via Getty Images.
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Transatlantic Rifts: Managing the Use of Autonomous Weapons Systems

President-elect Donald Trump arrives to speak at the Giant Center on 15 December 2016 in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Photo: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images.
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America’s International Role Under Donald Trump

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Indo-US relations under Modi: the strategic logic underlying the embrace

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Asymmetric parity: US–China relations in a multinodal world

Diesel trucks and cars pass windmills along the 10 freeway near Banning, California. Photo by David McNew/Getty Images.
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US Election Note: Energy and Climate Policy After 2016

Air Force One transporting US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama lands at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on 27 January 2015. Photo: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images.
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US Election Note: Middle East Policy After 2016

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Canada, the country that actually welcomes refugees

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The race problem in black and white

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Roadblocks to executive power

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Will angry politics and bitter voters floor the US?

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What do Mexicans think of the United States?

European Central Bank President Mario Draghi talks with Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Janet L Yellen during the G7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors' Meeting in Sendai, Japan, on 20 May 2016. Photo: KAZUHIRO NOGI
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The Evolution of US and European Monetary Policy after Bretton Woods: A Historical Overview and Lessons for the Future

A US National Park employee cleans the floor of the Lincoln Memorial after a wreath-laying ceremony to honour Abraham Lincoln’s 207th birthday on 12 February 2016 in Washington, DC. Photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images.
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Elite Perceptions of the United States in Latin America and the Post-Soviet States

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Institutionalization, path dependence and the persistence of the Anglo- American special relationship

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Protecting Critical National Infrastructure from Cyberattacks: the US and UK Experience

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The Modus Operandi of the Trump Administration: A View from Washington

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An ‘America First’ Foreign Policy: The Rhetoric and Reality

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Trade Trends in Latin America

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US Policy Options on North Korea

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Closing the Digital Gender Gap: Views from Argentina and Latin America

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One Year of Donald Trump: Assessing the Future of the Transatlantic Relationship

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America Under Trump

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Priorities and Possibilities in US-Africa Relations: The Future of Diplomatic, Defence and Development Engagements

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Technological Innovation and the Future of Work in the US and Europe

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Globalization Under Attack? No Business as Usual for Global Companies

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Chatham House Prize 2017: President Juan Manuel Santos

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Is Toxic Partisanship Damaging America’s Role in the World?

The Iran Nuclear Deal: Reflections on the First Two Years
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The Iran Nuclear Deal: Reflections on the First Two Years

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The Shifting Economic and Political Landscape in the US and Europe - What Factors Matter?

Mexico's Foreign Policy Priorities in a Changing World
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Mexico’s Foreign Policy Priorities in a Changing World

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How Will New Technologies Shape the Future of Economic Growth in the US and Europe?

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The End of the Transatlantic Era?

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Rolling Back US Financial Regulation: Implications for Europe?

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European Financial Stability: Status and Outlook

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