September 24, 2018China
China still manages its currency. That’s hardly a shocking statement, I know. But I don’t fully subscribe to the view that China’s depreciation in the summer was simply a market move, given the dolla…
September 13, 2018Turkey
Turkey is in a bit of financial trouble. It isn’t clear that today's rate hike on its own will be enough. The rate hike will make the lira a bit more attractive to foreign investors (and will raise t…
August 28, 2017Egypt
Once a diverse, cosmopolitan society, Egypt has descended into corruption, inequality, and bigotry. Sound familiar?
January 23, 2017Middle East and North Africa
Leaders in the region's major powers are ecstatic about President Trump. They're likely to be disappointed.