The world is closely watching the presidential elections in Turkey — particularly the dynamic between incumbent President Recap Tayyip Erdogan and his main challenger, Kemal Kilicdaroglu. The election has been called the most consequential in Turkey since 1950.
In this report, fellow Tony Payan examines three recent U.S. criminal cases involving high-ranking Mexican officials. These cases point to a new “policy” by Washington to use its long-arm jurisdiction to arrest, prosecute and punish Mexican officials who have committed crimes that harm U.S. interests, he writes.
Earlier this year, the Middle East Energy Roundtable brought together industry leaders and experts to discuss the trends shaping the Gulf’s energy transition politics. The Baker Institute’s Osamah Alsayegh, Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, Jim Krane and Ana Martín Gil summarize the key findings in this report.
Osamah Alsayegh, Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, Jim Krane, Ana Martín GilMay 11, 2023
It has been 75 years since the passage of United Nations Resolution 181, which called for the partition of Palestine into Arab and Jewish states. In this episode, scholar Walter Russell Mead offers observations on the past, present and future of the U.S.-Israeli relationship. These remarks were delivered as the closing session at the Israel at 75 conference hosted by the Baker Institute on April 27, 2023.
The latest rivalry between China and Japan is over digital media, specifically over what countries can claim the label of “anime.” But what’s going on is much more complex than the oversimplified “China vs. Japan” narrative, writes research associate Brandon Zheng.
Despite the many potential challenges — including difficulties conserving water, using clean energy and dealing with the López Obrador administration — Tesla will most likely move forward with the construction of a “gigafactory" in Mexico. In this issue brief, fellow David Gantz explains why the benefits outweigh the risks.
This reports looks at the future potential of green hydrogen hubs in Chile, and how to decarbonize the economy while making use of the country's abundant renewable energy resources, wind and solar power.