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December 28, 2017

United States
Kohl 1989 Ten World Figures Who Died in 2017

I wrote yesterday about ten Americans who died in 2017 who helped shape U.S. foreign policy during their lifetimes. But Americans are not the only ones who influence world affairs. Below are ten worl…

April 1, 2016

Global
Teaching Notes State Capitalism.jpg State Capitalism: How the Return of Statism is Transforming the World

Teaching Notes for State Capitalism: How the Return of Statism is Transforming the World by CFR Senior Fellow for Southeast Asia, Joshua Kurlantzick.

February 17, 2005

International Organizations
UNITED NATIONS: U.N. Reform Panel

This publication is now archived. Who serves on the U.N. reform panel?Members of the High-Level Panel on Threats, Challenges, and Change, created by U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan in November 2003…

February 25, 2012

United States
Homs tank You Might Have Missed: Israel, Food Aid, and the Iranian Nuclear Program

International Atomic Energy Agency, Report on the Islamic Republic of Iran (PDF), February 24, 2012. Ehud Eiran, “What Happens After Israel Attacks Iran,” Foreign Affairs, February 23, 2012. …

December 30, 2010

China
 man looks a screen outside a United Overseas Bank branch in Singapore’s financial district on October 31, 2008. The Top 10 Asia Events of 2010

A man looks a screen outside a United Overseas Bank branch in Singapore's financial district on October 31, 2008. (Vivek Prakash/Courtesy Reuters) The Great Foreign Policy Reveal Chalk up 2010 …

January 6, 2010

China
China Science Superpower, Redux

Following his excellent article on energy and innovation, Evan Osnos has a blog post on China as a science superpower.  While the post points to some of the markers many have seen as signs of China…

April 5, 2007

China
Think again (China no longer just assembles imported components)

Dated perceptions of China:  Chinese banks are filled with NPLs.   China runs a surplus with the US but a deficit with the rest of the world, so its trade is in rough balance.China just assembles imp…