Synopses & Reviews
In early 2009, at the start of a new administration in Washington, the Brookings Institution Press published The Obama Administration and the Americas: Agenda for Change, offering a roadmap for a fresh approach to U.S. relations with its neighbors. Now, at the midway point of that presidential administration, the editors of that insightful volume follow up with Shifting the Balance: Obama and the Americas, an authoritative and critical look at what President Obama and his team have done in regard to Latin America and the Caribbean, how they have been received in the region, and what steps should be taken in the future.
In the spring of 2009, Brookings published The Obama Administration and the Americas: Agenda for Change. As the Obama administration approaches its two-year mark, the editors of that insightful volume follow it with a new book looking at what Obama and his team have done thus far in regards to Latin America and the Caribbean, what current relations are, and what steps should be taken in the near future.