Photo by Gary Hershorn/Getty Images

Photo by Gary Hershorn/Getty Images

Americas’ Global Role

The US and the Americas Programme at Chatham House analyzes developments relating to the US and the world, transatlantic relations, geoeconomics, the changing character of the US, and Latin America and the Caribbean.

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  • The US and the World

    The US and the World

    The US has international interests and a global ability to project power and influence. Here we examine the ramifications of those factors.

  • Transatlantic Relations

    Transatlantic Relations

    The US, Canada and Europe share crucial security, economic and diplomatic ties. Here we analyze how those ties are changing and the factors influencing change.

  • Geoeconomics


    We assess the impact of the US political economy on the international institutions that govern the global economy and broader changes in international economic affairs. 


  • 2020 Elections

    2020 Elections

    The United States will hold a pivotal set of elections in 2020. We consider the dynamics of the race and impacts for the future of US policy.

  • The Changing Character of the US

    The Changing Character of the US

    America's global engagement is shaped by its domestic politics. We study changes inside the US and their impact on US global influence.


  • Latin America and the Caribbean

    Latin America and the Caribbean

    The region's role in global issues, and how those issues affect political, economic and diplomatic developments in the hemisphere, including in US hemispheric relations. 

  • COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

    COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

    The policy responses taken across the US and the Americas in response to the COVID-19 pandemic will have global significance as well as regional, national and local consequences. Here we analyse the implications of the coronavirus for a broad swathe of international and societal issues.

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