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December 21, 2011

Guest Post: Laurie Garrett on Man-Made Deadly Flu

Health workers pack dead chicken at a wholesale poultry market in Hong Kong December 21, 2011. Workers began culling 17,000 chickens at a wholesale poultry market in Hong Kong on Wednesday after a de…

Health workers pack dead chicken at a wholesale poultry market in Hong Kong December 21, 2011. Workers began culling 17,000 chickens at a wholesale poultry market in Hong Kong on Wednesday after a dead chicken there tested positive for the deadly H5N1 avian virus, a government spokesman said. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

January 27, 2012

Trade
Morning Brief: Heavy Industry Predicts U.S. Growth

Major North American industrial firms Caterpillar and Eaton (FT) have strong expectations for market growth in the United States despite recent warnings from the IMF of a global economic slowdown. Ca…

February 21, 2012

International Organizations
¡Viva México! The G20’s New Political and Security Agenda

Meeting last weekend in Los Cabos, Mexico, for their first, “informal” gathering, G20 foreign ministers made a pivotal decision: to expand the G20 agenda to encompass pressing political and security …

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at a news conference at the end of the G20 foreign ministers summit in Los Cabos

May 4, 2012

Corporate Governance
Policy Initiative Spotlight: Checking the Innovation Box

In the competition to attract and retain global corporate investment, tax policy is often seen as one of the most immediate and potent levers that legislators can pull. This is especially true given …

Qualcomm

May 16, 2012

South Korea
South Korea’s National Assembly Elections and the Presidential Electoral Landscape

South Korea’s National Assembly elections were supposed to shape the landscape for December’s presidential contest; instead, the parliamentary outcome seems to have muddied the waters.  The unanticip…

Election officials count the ballots of the parliament elections in Seoul. (Courtesy Reuters/Lee Jae-Won)

September 21, 2012

Defense and Security
Who Were the Most and Least Successful Foreign Policy Presidents?

As a teaser for next month’s presidential debates, CNN.com’s Global Public Square asked a group of “historians and commentators” to offer their judgments on which presidents enjoyed the most success …

A video tribute at the Republican National Convention in Tampa honors former presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush. (Mike Segar/ courtesy Reuters)

October 23, 2012

North Korea
Global Korea in International Security: Why It Is Likely to Last

The agenda for the annual U.S.-ROK Security Consultative Meeting to be held this week in Washington between South Korean Defense Minister Kim Kwan-jin and his U.S. counterpart, Secretary of Defense L…

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October 23, 2012

International Organizations
Korea Goes Global: And We Mean Security (Not Gangnam Style)

When one thinks of the world’s emerging powers, the mind is naturally drawn to large, sprawling developing countries like China, India, or Brazil. But there’s another dynamo we often overlook that’s …

South Korea's President Lee Myung-bak speaks to members of his delegation while awaiting the start of a meeting on the second day of the G20 Summit in Cannes

November 9, 2012

North Korea
Counterproliferation and Global Korea

Scott Bruce is a project manager for the Partnership for Nuclear Security at CRDF Global. Counterproliferation efforts are an important test of South Korea’s “Global Korea” policy. When it comes to …

Counterproliferation Blog

February 16, 2013

You Might Have Missed: Drones, Targeted Killings, and American Citizens

Government Accountability Office, “Cybersecurity: National Strategy, Roles, and Responsibilities Need to Be Better Defined and More Effectively Implemented,” February 14, 2013. Amanda Terkel and Rya…

Armed drone Afghanistan