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December 15, 2017

United States
Why The Trade Balance (Still) Matters Why The Trade Balance (Still) Matters

It is a useful indicator (even for the U.S.)

December 2, 2016

Global
annivesaries-photos-min Ten Historical Anniversaries of Note in 2017

Anniversaries mark the passage of time, recall our triumphs, and honor our losses. Two thousand and sixteen witnessed many significant historical anniversaries: the seventy-fifth anniversary of Pearl…

August 9, 2012

Trade
A worker stands in front of battery packs ready to be placed into electric vehicles at China's largest electric vehicle battery recharging station in Beijing (David Gray/Reuters). Morning Brief: Chinese Firm Offers to Buy U.S. Battery Maker

One of China’s largest auto-parts makers, Wanxiang Group (WSJ), announced plans to acquire 80 percent of ailing battery maker A123 Systems for $450 million. The Massachusetts-based firm grew out of m…

March 6, 2012

Trade
Chairman of China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) Fu Chengyu speaks in Los Angeles (Fred Prouser/Courtesy Reuters). Morning Brief: Surging Chinese Investment in North American Energy

Chinese investment into North American energy is surging (WSJ), with over $17 billion invested since the start of 2010, yet political opposition is quiet even though China's state-owned China Nationa…

July 1, 2013

Asia
RTR3AX7I Emerging Voices: Jessica Seddon on Do-It-Yourself Governance in India

Emerging Voices features regular contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is from Jessica Seddon, foun…

March 21, 2016

Europe and Eurasia
Play RTX2228M_EC.jpg A Conversation With Europe's Ambassadors

European diplomats share their perspectives on the future of Europe.

November 20, 2015

Germany
Play Merkel_EC.jpg Power Profile: Angela Merkel

Experts discuss the leadership style, personality, and policies of German Chancellor Angela Merkel as she navigates an escalating migration crisis and uncertainty in the eurozone.

November 26, 2013

India
Demonstrators hold a placard outside a court in New Delhi Women in India: Much More Than Recent Headlines

Over the past week, the Indian media and social media have been seized with an unfolding scandal involving a news magazine, Tehelka, that made its reputation ferreting out truth and exposing wrongdoi…