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April 3, 2017

China
Auto Trade with China Auto Trade with China

Autos are one of the United States’ most important exports to China—ranking just behind aircraft and soybeans and (at times) non-monetary gold (through Hong Kong). Broadly speaking, the U.S. exports…

April 7, 2014

Global
Driverless Cars Driverless Cars

Tech and auto companies in the United States, Europe, and Asia are moving forward rapidly with efforts to develop driverless cars and street networks. The benefits appear tantalizing, but roadblocks …

September 9, 2016

China
kim-jong-un-nuclear-test Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From the Week of September 9, 2016

Rachel Brown, Sherry Cho, Theresa Lou, Gabriella Meltzer, and Gabriel Walker look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. North Korea conducts fifth nuclear test. Pyongyang celebrated the sixty-eigh…

May 19, 2016

Global
Play RTR2C80K_EC.jpg 'War by Other Means: Geoeconomics and Statecraft'

Robert D. Blackwill and Jennifer M. Harris discuss War by Other Means, their new book on why the United States must strategically integrate economic and financial instruments into its foreign policy …

February 18, 2016

Global
Play IMG_9802_EC.jpg Angus Deaton on Foreign Aid and Inequality

Angus Deaton discusses foreign aid, global and national inequality, and globalization.

November 10, 2015

Global
Play RTRPYEI_EC.jpg 'Red Team: How to Succeed By Thinking Like the Enemy'

Micah Zenko discusses his new book, "Red Team: How to Succeed By Thinking Like the Enemy."

February 27, 2015

Robots and Artificial Intelligence
Play Artificial-Intelligence-27F.jpg Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humans and Robots in the Economy

MIT Professor Emeritus and Rethink Robotics Founder Rodney Brooks, Carnegie Mellon's Abhinav Gupta, and MIT's Andrew McAfee, join Nicholas Thompson, editor at NewYorker.com, to discuss artificial int…

February 27, 2015

Global
Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humans and Robots in the Economy

MIT professor emeritus and Rethink Robotics’ founder Rodney Brooks, Carnegie Mellon’s Abhinav Gupta, and MIT’s Andrew McAfee, join Nicholas Thompson, editor at NewYorker.com, to discuss artificial in…

March 3, 2014

United States
Fracking Revolution Transforming the Global Energy Landscape

Increased petroleum production in the United States, fueled largely by recent technological advances in hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling, has had a profound effect on the U.S. economy and…