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With the U.S. midterm elections fast-approaching, lawmakers and candidates face increasing scrutiny on where they stand on a wide range of issues - public and foreign policy alike. As they articulate their positions, their success (or failure) is more than ever in the hands of the country's Latino population - the largest and fastest growing minority group in the United States.
The second annual Asian Architecture @ CSIS conference will bring together key thought leaders, business executives, and policymakers from the United States and Asia for a discussion of some of the most important issues ahead of the East Asia Summit (EAS) and Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forums in November.
On October 26, Brazilians will head to the polls to vote in one of the most interesting presidential elections in recent Brazilian history. In the wake of the World Cup, last year's widespread social protests, and the sudden, tragic death of PSB candidate Eduardo Campos, the election, it seems, is anyone's to win.
His Excellency Pham Binh Minh, deputy prime minister and minister of foreign affairs for Vietnam will discuss the current state of affairs in his nation and the evolving comprehensive partnership between Vietnam and the United States.
Increasing female labor participation not only economically and politically empowers women, it also has the potential to substantially increase economic productivity. This is an especially critical issue in Japan where getting more women into the workforce could result in GDP gains of up to 13 percent  and help to offset losses caused by the country’s demographic decline.
European sanctions have accelerated Russia’s political and economic push into Asia. At the center of Russia’s turn to Asia is energy: Moscow sees new markets in Asia as an alternative to stagnant, politically risky Europe, while Asian investment is crucial for Russia’s ability to tap new source of oil and gas.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit New York and Washington later this month. During his visit, he will engage with the Obama administration, business leaders, and the Indian-American community. On September 18, we will preview his trip using three key parameters: security relations, trade relations, and the role of the diaspora.
Joins us as Doug Farah, Americas Program senior associate, president of IBI Consultants, and expert on Central America, explains what the U.S. Government's failure to act might mean for unaccompanied Central American children, for the United States, and for the region.