Americas News & Analysis (South/Central/North/Latin America & Caribbean)

2015 Year in Risk Review: Risky Business

2015 was a tough year, but not altogether bad… Originally published on LinkedIn Pulse January 4, 2016 By Brian E. Frydenborg (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter @bfry1981) January 4th, 2016; alternate version published on Global Risk Insights AMMAN — The year 2015 ...
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Grading Obama on Reducing U.S. “Dependency” on Middle East Oil

Energy Moves An Underreported Triumph by Any Objective Standard Originally published on LinkedIn Pulse August 27, 2015 By Brian E. Frydenborg (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter @bfry1981) September 2nd, 2015 The following is excerpted from the upcoming part of my series grading ...
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The State of Illegal Immigration 2015: Reality vs. Republican Fantasy

Author's note: as we enter the longest government shutdown in American history as 2019 unfolds because of Trump's border wall delusions, my look at the immigration debate from 2015 is still deeply relevant. Anti-immigrant Americans in the mid-nineteenth century were ...
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American Guns: Not Just Killing Americans (See Mexico)

Why U.S. policies are killing Mexicans and what can be done about it Published by LinkedIn Pulse May 28, 2015 By Brian E. Frydenborg (LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter @bfry1981) UPDATE 9/13/15: Donald Trump keeps talking about how bad the crime ...
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