The annual Halifax International Security Forum covered the full suite of security problems confronting the world today. And whether talking about the self-proclaimed Islamic State or the long-term challenges of Russia and China, there was a yearning for more robust American leadership.
The outcome of the first round of Haiti’s presidential elections, held Oct. 25, is still uncertain. Disputes about the accuracy of the results have endangered the second round, currently scheduled for Dec. 27. Civil society organizations insist that the ballot has been marred by serious irregularities.
Argentina’s presidential vote this Sunday is one of its most consequential elections in recent history. After 12 years of Kirchnerismo, the next president will bring change to a country in need of an economic and political jolt. But how swiftly and how deeply will any transformations take place?