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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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.
Chatham House Report

Elite Perceptions of the United States in Latin America and the Post-Soviet States

International Affairs

September issue newsletter

International Affairs

Washington’s failure to resolve the North Korean nuclear conundrum: examining two decades of US policy

International Affairs

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

public health poster warning against mosquitos with out of focus woman in the background
International Affairs

A gendered human rights analysis of Ebola and Zika: locating gender in global health emergencies

Protesters state their position on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) during the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Monday 25 July 2016. Photo: Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post via Getty Images.
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US Election Note: Trade Policy After 2016

The World Today

A peace agreement and challenges ahead

Cpl Ryan Dills communicates with other assault amphibious vehicles during the Rim of the Pacific multinational military exercise on 18 July 2016. Photo: US Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher Giannetti.
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US Election Note: Defence Policy After 2016

A protester waves Turkey's national flag in front of the Russian consulate during a demonstration against Russia's Syria policy on 24 November 24 2015 in Istanbul, Turkey. Photo: OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images.
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Transatlantic Rifts: Averting a Turkey/Russia Conflict

The container ship Osaka Express, operated by Hapag-Lloyd AG, leaves the container terminal at the port in Southampton, UK, on 2 October 2015. Photo: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg/Getty Images.
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Realizing TTIP’s Strategic Potential

International Affairs

The sources of China’s assertiveness: the system, domestic politics or leadership preferences?

International Affairs

Cooperation, competition and shaping the outlook: the United States and China’s neighbourhood diplomacy

International Affairs

Review article: Averting US–China conflict in the Asia–Pacific

International Affairs

Review article: Three perspectives on Chinese diplomacy: government, think-tanks and academia

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International Affairs

China’s ‘new type of Great Power relations’: a G2 with Chinese characteristics?

Workers build a Ford Focus on the assembly line at the Ford Motor Company's Michigan assembly plant on 14 December 2011 in Wayne, Michigan. Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images.
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US Election Note: Economic Policy After 2016

The World Today

Obama’s tweet meister

The World Today

America’s $2 billion prize fight

Signed agreement (Joint Comprehensive Plan Of Action) following E3/EU+3 negotiations, 14 July 2015 in Vienna, Austria. Photo: Thomas Imo/Photothek via Getty Images.
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Transatlantic Rifts: Stress-Testing the Iran Deal

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Is China Finally Overtaking the United States?

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Making an American President

Research Event

China, the United States and the Rise of Geoeconomics

Residents from the city of Ramadi wait to cross Bzeibez bridge on the southwestern frontier of Baghdad with Anbar province, after ISIS jihadists took control of all the other routes connecting the province with the Iraqi capital. Photo by Getty Images.
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Iraq: A Decade of Missed Opportunities

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Risks to the US and Global Economies

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Challenges Facing the Next US President

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What's Worrying the US Intelligence Community? Top Five Issues on the Economic Front

Corporate Members

The US Economic Outlook and Implications for Monetary Policy

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America'€s Asia Pivot: By Accident or by Choice?

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Monetary Policy and US Economic Outcomes

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Implementing the NATO Wales Summit: From Strategy to Action

Transatlantic Economic Cooperation and the Global Economy
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Transatlantic Economic Cooperation and the Global Economy

Building Global Partnerships for Stronger Local Economies
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Building Global Partnerships for Stronger Local Economies

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Transatlantic Strategy Group on the Future of US Global Leadership: Transatlantic Security Policy Towards a Changing Middle East

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TPP and the Asian Infrastructure Bank: US and Chinese Visions for the Global Economic Order

Challenges for Obama'€™s Final Two Years
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Challenges for Obama'€™s Final Two Years

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The Impact of Oil Prices on the US and Global Economy

The Best of Times or the Worst of Times? American Attitudes Towards Israel and Implications for the Peace Process
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The Best of Times or the Worst of Times? American Attitudes Towards Israel and Implications for the Peace Process

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Is the US Economy at Last Poised for Take-Off?

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Torturing the Rule of Law: Why the President, Congress and the Courts Do Little to Change US National Security Policy

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