February 8, 2019
The Giant of Africa’s next president will have to contend with daunting security and economic challenges.
February 7, 2019
Since its founding in 1944, the World Bank has evolved from a lender focused on European reconstruction to the preeminent international institution for economic development and poverty reduction.
February 6, 2019
Panelists analyze Iran's foreign policy strategy, including their regional ambitions and interventions in Syria and Yemen, and offer recommendations on ways the United States should proceed after wit…
Panelists discuss the political and economic challenges facing Iran internally, including the recent protests and the pressure to deliver economic development under the stress of sanctions.
President Trump has nominated David Malpass to be the next World Bank president. A more transparent process is needed in selecting the institution's head.
The World Economic Update highlights the quarter’s most important and emerging trends. Discussions cover changes in the global marketplace with special emphasis on current economic events and their i…
February 5, 2019
The staying power of Nicolas Maduro’s embattled government may hinge on three critical allies: Russia, China, and Cuba.
President Hashim Thaçi of Kosovo discusses his country's ten years of independence, its progress in joining international organizations such as the United Nations and the European Union, and the coun…
China, it now seems, has entered into a real slump.
There were plenty of leading indicators. I should have given more weight, for example, to the slowdown in European exports to China over the cou…
January 31, 2019
In less than two months, the United Kingdom is set to crash out of the European Union without an arrangement for what comes next.