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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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

A Union flag hangs in the window of a British grocery store in New York City. Photo by Getty Images.
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For a US Trade Deal, UK Should Secure Its Spot in TTIP After Brexit

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

The World Today

A peace agreement and challenges ahead

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

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The Future of American Statecraft in Asia

Donald Trump enters the stage on the first day of the 2016 Republican National Convention. Photo by Getty Images.
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Does Brexit Mean the Future Is President Trump?

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

A sign promoting the TTIP free trade agreement in Berlin. Photo by Getty Images.
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Brexit Clouds TTIP Negotiations But May Not Scupper Deal

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Innovations in the Colombian Peace Process

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Red Teams: Thinking Like the Enemy

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Economic Risks Made in China: What's in Store for the US and Europe?

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

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

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

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

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

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The Changing Role of the US and the EU in the World

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America’s Place in the World: Domestic Perceptions Influencing the Election

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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.
Research paper

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.
Research paper

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

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?

International Affairs

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

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

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

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International Affairs

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

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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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