While most histories of the Civil War naturally focus on the drama in America, Don H. Doyle’s “The Cause of All Nations” explains how the conflict fits into broader world history and how events abroad affected the war.
Mark MeltonNovember 1, 2021
Why is there a rise in progressive and secular movements in Latin America, a region predominately inhabited by Christians? How should Christians and non-Christians view this concerning trend and its implications for religious freedom?
Andrea LealMay 24, 2021
Formal religious adherence is declining, but America’s longtime religious self-identity as a lodestar of democratic responsibility in the world continues unabashed.
Mark TooleyFebruary 28, 2020
As the new year commences, there are several developments taking place in Latin America and the Caribbean that will likely make international headlines in 2020. In this commentary, we will briefly discuss some issues to keep in mind.
W. Alejandro SanchezJanuary 15, 2020
While the US continues to support Taiwan, it has been unable to prevent some governments from establishing relations with China. Many of the nations that maintain diplomatic relations with Taiwan are located in Latin America and the Caribbean, two regions where the US has plenty of allies and partners. So as we discuss Taipei’s future in the Western Hemisphere, we must discuss what Washington can (realistically) do to help its ally.
W. Alejandro SanchezOctober 22, 2019
W. Alejandro Sanchez: Trump’s inflammatory language is not helpful. Rather than engaging with the governments of Central America or the new administration in Mexico, or with the caravan leaders themselves, the president has focused on militarizing the border, vilifying the migrants, and threatening US allies.
W. Alejandro SanchezDecember 4, 2018
President Trump has threatened to cut financial aid to Honduras and the other Central American nations where migrants originate. This is a bad idea that will backfire.
W. Alejandro SanchezNovember 2, 2018
We have heard much in recent years about Washington’s “Pacific pivot” aimed at deterring Chinese adventurism in the South China Sea and the “reassurance initiative” aimed at deterring Russian revisionism in Eastern Europe. What has received far less attention is Beijing’s pivot to the Americas and Moscow’s revival of Cold War-style intervention in the Western Hemisphere.
Alan DowdSeptember 5, 2018
Mexico’s newly elected president, AMLO, has promised to regenerate the country with his fight against corruption
Abigail LiebingJuly 5, 2018