February 26, 2017
The UN’s top leadership position has broad authority to steer the organization’s agenda but its impact has varied widely among office holders since 1946.
January 31, 2017
President Donald Trump’s rejection of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has intensified debate over U.S. trade policy and its far-reaching effects.
March 30, 2009
A profile of the Group of 20 major and emerging world economies.
October 1, 2008
A look at the current U.S. financial regulatory framework, delineating the different agencies tasked with monitoring U.S. financial institutions and their respective roles.
October 13, 2011
The longstanding U.S.-South Korea alliance, created as a bulwark against a communist North Korea, has expanded to include tighter trade ties and cooperation on global issues from climate change to in…
May 19, 2006
A referendum on Montenegro’s independence could redraw national boundaries in the Balkans. It could also strain tensions in an already volatile region.
March 12, 2009
April’s G-20 summit has been billed as a forum for producing a "global New Deal." Experts say policymakers should focus on stopping financial turmoil before tackling long-term regulatory reforms.
July 12, 2007
New York remains a global heavyweight in financial services, but markets in London and East Asia are gaining strength and posing a serious challenge to the Big Apple.
March 24, 2009
A brief look at how the U.S. government plans to use taxpayer funds and other incentives to cleanse the balance sheets of banks and revitalize credit markets.
April 1, 2009
A short summary of each of the G-20 member’s objectives for the April summit in London.