February 13, 2019Middle East and North Africa
What a late-night meal in Italy taught me about American Exceptionalism in the Arab world.
July 14, 2018Human Rights
The desperate human rights situation in Nicaragua is now very clear, and a Washington Post story today makes for grim reading. Just as the Castro regime in Cuba has long used paramilitaries for unoff…
May 17, 2009Monetary Policy
That – now famous -- quote by Luo Peng isn’t really true. China’s government choose to peg its currency to the dollar. More importantly, China’s government choose to peg to the dollar at a rate t…
June 21, 2018China
Just how important have foreign inflows been to the Treasury market?
June 7, 2018North Korea
In the context of resolving the North Korean nuclear challenge, Russia rarely makes the news. South Korea is the reverse image; China is the enabler; the United States is the tough guy; and Japan is …