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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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March 22, 2016

Europe and Eurasia
More Europe, Less Europe, or a Different Europe

Experts assess the prospects for deepening European integration, the potential for a possible Brexit, and the possibility of revamping EU institutions.

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January 12, 2016

Global
Business, Government, and Human Security

Dominic Barton discusses how business, government, the social sector, and the U.S. military can work together to improve human security in conflict zones globally.

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October 12, 2015

Asia
Asia Update—Perspectives from International CEOs

The chief executive officers of leading companies in Australia, India, and China discuss the geopolitical and geoeconomic issues facing Asia today.

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November 25, 2014

United States
Why Secretary Chuck Hagel Resigned

Gopal Ratnam, “Picking Up the Pieces at the Pentagon,” ForeignPolicy.com, November 25, 2014. Although the White House portrayed Hagel’s departure as a usual cabinet change post a midterm election th…

Hagel Resignation

November 1, 2013

The World Next Week: Iran Talks Resume in Geneva, Senate Armed Services Committee Hears About Sequestration, and the World Chess Championship Begins

The World Next Week podcast is up. Bob McMahon and I discussed next week’s nuclear talks in Geneva, the Senate Armed Services Committee’s hearing on the effects of sequestration, and the World Chess …

Delegations meet at the United Nations offices in Geneva for the Iran nuclear talks (Fabrice Coffrini/Courtesy Reuters).

February 22, 2013

United States
You Might Have Missed: Afghanistan, Mali, and Chinese Drones

Steven Erlanger, “An Unexpected Mission for France’s Defense Minister,” New York Times, February 19, 2013. One of the most shocking lessons for him from Mali, Mr. Le Drian said, was the lack of Fren…

Mali soldiers

September 4, 2012

China
Why ASEAN Will Stay Weak

In her visit to Asia this week, including her trip to Jakarta on Monday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has not only highlighted the renewed American focus on Southeast Asia, especially regarding…

U.S. secretary of state Clinton delivers remarks during a meeting at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta.

August 3, 2006

Sub-Saharan Africa
Water Stress in Sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa suffers from greater levels of water stress than many other regions in the world. Experts say wise economic development focused on infrastructure and improved treaties on water all…

March 22, 2012

India
Economics and Indian Strategy

South Asia is among the least economically integrated regions of the world, in part because partition cleaved apart various natural economic communities. Regions, such as Bengal, which had been well …

Leaders of Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Bangladesh, India, Bhutan, Nepal, and Thailand pose for a picture at the second summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) in New Delhi, November 13, 2008. (B Mathur / Courtesy Reuters)