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January 6, 2015

Sub-Saharan Africa
Balzac and Nigeria’s Boko Haram

This is a guest post by Jim Sanders, a career, now retired, West Africa watcher for various federal agencies. The views expressed below are his personal views and do not reflect those of his former e…

Balzac

January 2, 2013

Financial Markets
The Battle of Bretton Woods

A remarkably deft work of storytelling that reveals how the blueprint for the postwar economic order was actually drawn.

December 17, 2009

Malaysia
Party Like It’s 1999

Looking at Malaysia these days from 20,000 feet, you could be forgiven for thinking it’s 1999, and not 2009. The prime minister, a longtime power player in the ruling coalition, fights for his life a…

August 29, 2006

United States
Free vs. Fair Trade: Council Report Presents Two Paths for U.S. Policy

Trade accounts for nearly a quarter of U.S. gross domestic product. In recent decades, trade has lifted hundreds of millions of people out of poverty around the world. Furthermore, trade policy inevi…