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November 22, 2011

China
Beijing’s Message to Asia: If You Can’t Join ’Em, Beat ’Em

World leaders pose for the family photo at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in Honolulu, Hawaii. (Chris Wattie / Courtesy of Reuters) Now that President Obama has completed his victory l…

World leaders pose for the family photo at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in Honolulu, Hawaii.

December 29, 2004

If you cannot beat em, join em

Daniel Gross’s article on the currency preferences of the world’s underworld is too good not to link to. It seems like the world’s drug lords are less willing than the People’s Bank of China to fina…

December 5, 2018

Emerging Markets
What’s in Store for Emerging Markets?

Market pressure on Turkey and Argentina has abated a bit, thanks to a large IMF program that funds Argentina for another year and the apparent ability of Turkey’s banks to roll over a large share of …

What’s in Store for Emerging Markets?

September 18, 2019

United States
CEO Speaker Series With Randall Stephenson

Randall Stephenson discusses his business strategy and lessons learned from leading AT&T. The CEO Speaker Series is a unique forum for leading global CEOs to share their insights on issues at the …

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April 8, 2015

China
Are China’s Foreign Exchange Reserves Really Falling?

Bloomberg and other media outlets have been highlighting the apparent significant recent fall in China’s foreign exchange reserves, suggesting that the development had important implications. In …

Are China’s Foreign Exchange Reserves Really Falling?

January 8, 2015

Capital Flows
Which Countries Should Fear a Rate Ruckus?

For many Emerging Markets, May 22, 2013 is a day that will live in infamy.  It marks the start of the great Taper Tantrum, when Ben Bernanke’s carefully hedged remarks on prospects for slowing Fed…

Which Countries Should Fear a Rate Ruckus?

February 6, 2013

Europe
Germany’s Central Bank and the Eurozone

Germany’s Bundesbank remains an influential actor in eurozone policymaking, and its recent disagreements with the ECB raise concerns about managing the zone’s debt crisis. This Backgrounder explains.

October 31, 2012

United States
The Candidates on Homeland and National Security

Both Republican candidate Mitt Romney and President Obama have had to make tough and at times controversial decisions with regard to homeland security and counterterrorism.

March 23, 2016

Belgium
Brussels Bombings Threaten European Unity

The twin bombings in Brussels have exposed the need for closer European security cooperation at the same time that anti-EU political forces are on the rise, says expert Ian Lesser.

March 22, 2016

Europe and Eurasia
The Troubles of Europe

Experts address the challenges facing the EU today, including an aging population, an influx of refugees, and slow economic growth. Is Europe in the midst of a crisis of democratic governance? Will p…

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