The Americas

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The Americas Research Division analyses domestic, economic and foreign policy developments in the United States and Latin America as well as the relations between Germany/Europe and the countries of the Americas.

Its work concentrates on:

  • U.S. foreign and security policy and its domestic context
  • Transatlantic security relations
  • The U.S. and the future of global governance
  • U.S. economic and foreign economic policy
  • Transatlantic economic relations
  • Global Economic Governance: Reform of the world trade order and the reorganization of international financial markets
  • Euro-Atlantic relations and relations between Europe and Latin America
  • Inter-American relations
  • Processes of regional reorganization in Latin America
  • Development of democracy, cooperation and conflict in Latin America.



SWP Comments

Claudia Zilla
Corona Crisis and Political Confrontation in Brazil

The President, the People, and Democracy under Pressure

Claudia Zilla, Franziska F. N. Schreiber
The Constitutional Process in Chile

The South American Country Is Searching for a New Social Contract