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Interactive: The First 100 Days Interactive
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Interactive: The First 100 Days

This interactive database features nearly 250 recommendations that the next administration can advance, adopt, and implement within the first 100 days to set the country on a path toward a more progressive national security approach.

the CAP National Security and International Policy Team

Beyond Our Borders but Within Our Control
A burnt vehicle is seen in Culiacán, Sinaloa state, Mexico, after Sinaloa cartel members waged a gun battle against Mexican security forces following the arrest of Joaquin

Beyond Our Borders but Within Our Control

Weak laws in the United States, along with high rates of gun manufacturing, fosters an environment ripe for cross-border gun trafficking, wreaking havoc within Mexico.

Eugenio Weigend Vargas, Rukmani Bhatia

U.S. Trade Policy in North America, China, and Beyond Report

U.S. Trade Policy in North America, China, and Beyond

As the Trump administration begins to answer for its erratic trade policy agenda, Congress must assert its oversight and hold the administration accountable to the economic priorities of working families.

Andy Green, Daniella Zessoules

Measuring Conservation Progress in North America Report

Measuring Conservation Progress in North America

As the United States undertakes an unprecedented elimination of protected areas, Canada and Mexico are emerging as North America’s leaders in the conservation of lands and oceans.

Ryan Richards

Brazil: A Turn to the Reactionary Right
Jair Bolsonaro, far-right lawmaker and president-elect of Brazil, October 2018 (Getty/Ricardo Moraes)

Brazil: A Turn to the Reactionary Right

Brazil’s recent election of Jair Bolsonaro as president ushers in an era of uncertainty in the world’s fifth-largest country that will put its democracy as well as its constructive role in the Americas and the world in question.

Dan Restrepo

Venezuela in Crisis: A Way Forward Report
Protesters gather outside of the headquarters of the Bolivarian National Intelligence Service in Caracas, where they are met with a heavy police presence. (Getty/Roman Camacho)

Venezuela in Crisis: A Way Forward

The escalating crisis in Venezuela demands concerted, peaceful action by the United States and the international community to assist the Venezuelan people, in Venezuela and throughout the Americas.

Dan Restrepo

The Future of Mexican Climate Diplomacy Article
Andrés Manuel López Obrador, who currently has a significant lead in the polls for the 2018 Mexican presidential election, waves the Mexican national flag at a rally in Acapulco, Mexico, June 2012. (Getty/Pedro Pardo)

The Future of Mexican Climate Diplomacy

A left-wing populist running on a “Mexico First” message is ahead in the polls for the Mexican presidential election—complicating Mexico’s role in international climate cooperation.

Gwynne Taraska, Joel Martinez, Guillermo Ortiz

Beyond Our Borders Report
An assortment of handguns and other weapons used in felonies were seized by the Mexican Army, January 17, 2017. (Getty/AFP, Julio Cesar Aguilar)

Beyond Our Borders

The current debate about protecting America's borders ignores the U.S. role as a major supplier of crime guns around the world.

Chelsea Parsons, Eugenio Weigend Vargas

Boosting U.S.-Mexico Clean Energy Cooperation Report

Boosting U.S.-Mexico Clean Energy Cooperation

Expanding cooperation and interconnectivity across the U.S.-Mexico border to increase renewable energy trade can help address pressing issues in the binational economic relationship.

Joel Martinez

Latinos Are Shaping the Future of the United States Report
Members of a Latino family walk past a reflection of a patriotic mural in Fremont, Nebraska, on July 21, 2010. (AP/Nati Harnik)

Latinos Are Shaping the Future of the United States

The development of Latinos as the fastest growing segment of the U.S. population will change the electoral landscape, but the extent of their impact depends on actions related to immigration and trade across the Americas.

the Center for American Progress, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas