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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A woman takes part in a rally welcoming China's president Xi Jinping during the nuclear security summit in Washington DC on 1 April 2016. Photo: ANDREW BIRAJ/AFP/Getty Images.
Research paper

US Election Note: China Policy After 2016

Marine One, carrying US President Barack Obama, departs the White House on 26 August 2014, Washington DC. Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images.
Research paper

The Future of US Global Leadership: Implications for Europe, Canada and Transatlantic Cooperation

Featured article image May 2016 - a bust of Churchill with US flags in the background
International Affairs

Special relationships in flux: Brexit and the future of the US– EU and US–UK relationships

International Affairs

Review article: Bug splat: the art of the drone

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov meets with US Secretary of State John Kerry on 15 December 2015 in Moscow. Photo via Getty Images.
Research paper

US Election Note: Russia Policy After 2016

The World Today

The Obama doctrine

The World Today

This is bad for the US

International Affairs

Review article: Kennedy’s Alliance for Progress: countering revolution in Latin America

The World Today

Mixing a Cuba libre

A Japanese activist on board boat is silhouetted at sunrise as it approaches the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands, 19 August 2012. Photo: Antoine Bouthier/AFP/Getty Images.
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Transatlantic Rifts: Asia-Pacific Scenario Case Study

International Affairs

Externalizing the burden of war: the Obama Doctrine and US foreign policy in the Middle East

International Affairs

Public–private partnerships in national cyber-security strategies

International Affairs

The Islamic State lexical battleground: US foreign policy and the abstraction of threat

International Affairs

Managing escalation: missile defence, strategy and US alliances

The World Today

How the guerrillas were led to the negotiating table - and stayed

Photo: Jacob Parakilas/Chatham House.
Research paper

The Asia-Pacific Power Balance: Beyond the US–China Narrative

World leaders including Angela Merkel and Barack Obama
International Affairs

Return to reason: reviving political realism in western foreign policy

International Affairs

A new Gaullist moment? European bandwagoning and international polarity

International Affairs

China’s strategic partnership with Latin America: a fulcrum in China’s rise

International Affairs

The future of NATO enlargement after the Ukraine crisis

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Past events (356)
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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

Research Event

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

Research Event

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

Research Event

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?

Research Event

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

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