September 29, 2005
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IntroductionOne of the most commonly heard questions after the events of September 11 was: “Why do they hate us?” Four years later, anti-Americanism, particularly in…
November 17, 2006
Despite a spotty record of effectiveness, Western states continue to promote UN sanctions in cases ranging from North Korea to Iran. But the UN Security Council is more divided than ever about implem…
October 3, 2008
Sen. John McCain’s Republican presidential campaign has a group of foreign policy advisers reflecting both realist and neoconservative views of the world.
November 19, 2008
The global financial crisis threatens to hamper poverty alleviation efforts in India and China, responsible for lifting the largest numbers of the world’s poor out of extreme poverty. Political or s…
January 28, 2009
A primer on government funds charged with investing currency reserves for profit.
February 18, 2009
President Obama has signed one of the largest rescue packages since the Great Depression to revive the U.S. economy. Economists warn of the need to keep spending targeted, timely, and temporary.
April 1, 2009
A short summary of each of the G-20 member’s objectives for the April summit in London.
July 7, 2009
President Barack Obama says he will seek vigorous climate-change policy. Efforts to curb greenhouse gases pose considerable economic pitfalls, as well as opportunities.
July 16, 2009
As the United States looks to reform its health care system and expand access to the uninsured, countries that have moved toward universal health care may offer lessons.
March 9, 2010
The Obama administration says its 2009 stimulus package saved jobs and boosted growth, but Republicans and some economists worry it dampened consumer and business spending and added to long-term debt.