February 13, 2018United States
February 13, 2018—The Marshall Plan—the costly and ambitious initiative to revive western Europe after World War II—marked the true beginning of the Cold War, argues Benn Steil. Bringing to bear …
February 15, 2018United States
It looks like a combination of tax cuts and spending increases will raise the U.S. fiscal deficit by about 2 percentage points of GDP (that’s the number Krugman used; Goldman’s US economics team puts…
February 12, 2018China
China's balance of payments data doesn't show any material increase in the pace of offshore lending.
January 29, 2018Defense Technology
Many agree that China is becoming a technology and science superpower. How it translates that advantage into military power is another story.
January 23, 2018Venezuela
Venezuela’s latest attempt to raise capital by issuing a cryptocurrency, the petro, linked allegedly to its Orinoco oil reserves is problematical on so many levels, it is hard to know how to comment …
January 19, 2018Russia
The United States must respond to Russia's interference in the 2016 elections by pursuing a strategy of containment. Without a comprehensive response, Russia's meddling will continue.