157 Results for:

October 27, 2008

G7 (Group of Seven)
Can the G7 Stabilize the Yen?

The G7 has expressed concern over the implications of excessive yen volatility for financial and economic stability, but fell short of promising coordinated action. The graph above illustrates th…

Can the G7 Stabilize the Yen?

December 21, 2009

China
The Decade’s Top Ten Game-Changers in U.S.-China Relations

It’s the end of the year, and end of a decade, and we here at Asia Unbound are not immune to the easy lure of the “Top Ten” list. OK, it’s not the Top Ten “Accidental Celebrities” or “Cultural Momen…

February 18, 2010

Japan
The DPJ Confronts the Ozawa Factor

Japan’s new ruling party seems about to go down in flames. Prime Minister Hatoyama looks badly shaken after the first few weeks of the legislative season. The policy agenda of Japan’s new DPJ governm…

April 27, 2010

Japan
Reality Check on Futenma Relocation

Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao Government officials in Washington and Tokyo are working to come up with a new package of options that would allow U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma to be …

Reality Check on Futenma Relocation

October 4, 2010

China
Wen Jiabao’s Last Stand on Political Reform: Can he do it? Yes he can?

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has thrown down the gauntlet. In a fascinating interview with CNN’s Fareed Zakaria, Wen committed himself to fight for political reform, even in the face of what he acknowl…

China’s Premier Wen Jiabao (top) delivers a speech on a stage as other Chinese top leaders are seen at a reception marking the 61st anniversary of China at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing September 30, 2010. China celebrates its National Day on October 1.

December 6, 2010

Sudan, Celebrities, and American Foreign Policy

The New York Times Sunday Magazine ran a profile yesterday by Daniel Bergner of John Prendergast, the co-founder of the Enough Project, an effort to end genocide and crimes against humanity.  The a…

Sudan, Celebrities, and American Foreign Policy

January 7, 2011

Friday File: Welcome Back Bill Daley, Congratulations Gene Sperling

U.S. President Barack Obama introduces William Daley as the new White House Chief of Staff. (Jason Reed/courtesy Reuters) Above the Fold. President Obama has a new White House chief of staff, Bill …

President Barack Obama introduces William Daley as the new White House Chief of Staff

January 11, 2011

China
What China Recommends for the United States

U.S. President Barack Obama attends a State Dinner Reception with Chinese President Hu Jintao at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 17, 2009. (Jim Young/Courtesy Reuters) I spend a…

U.S. President Barack Obama (L) attends a State Dinner Reception with Chinese President Hu Jintao at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on November 17, 2009.

February 8, 2011

Egypt
"Why He Must Go Now"

Opposition supporters wave flags and shout slogans during a huge rally in the opposition stronghold at Tahrir Square in Cairo on February 8, 2011 (Yannis Behrakis/Courtesy Reuters) Hi everyone, A…

"Why He Must Go Now"

March 7, 2011

Politics and Government
Campaign 2012: Hello Herman Cain, GOP Presidential Candidate

Herman Cain takes the stage to address the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington in February 2011. (Jonathan Ernst/courtesy Reuters) What if when Americans go to the polls on Novem…

Herman Cain takes the stage to address the Conservative Political Action conference in Washington on February 11, 2011.  (Jonathan Ernst/courtesy Reuters)