To request an interview with a Carnegie expert, please contact us by email or +1 202 939 2233.
+7 495 935 8904
Media and Chinese Content Coordinator
+86 10 8215 9477
+961 1 99 14 91 ext 26
+32 2 739 00 55
As one of the world’s oldest civilizations whose comprehensive national power has rapidly risen, China has the right to play a leading role in shaping the global order. Beijing’s current unilateralism, however, is likely to limit China’s global possibilities.
The EU’s policy of non-recognition and engagement in the South Caucasus has been modestly successful and may offer useful lessons for other parts of Eastern Europe.
In a world retreating from free trade, raising household consumption may be the only meaningful way to reverse China’s depdendence on debt to spur GDP growth.
It could well be that while politicians dithered over possible solutions on how to pay for an aging society, medicine, and the marketplace came up with another idea—having an aging society help pay for everyone else.
Predatory pricing can benefit consumers in the short run. Regulators are however cautious of such pricing strategies because of the ominous possibility that the winner of the pricing wars will eliminate all competition.
Failures in governance in India have given criminal politicians currency with the masses. Political finance reform and improvements in governance are needed to stop the influence of money and muscle.
Recent developments in Russia-Pakistan relations seem to create a false impression of solid cooperation, which simultaneously irritates a few third countries. This is why Russia needs to rethink not only its policy towards Islamabad, but the region as a whole.
For most of Russian history, the country’s leaders have employed a top-down political system. When Crimea was annexed in 2014, the Kremlin temporarily allowed more decentralized patriotic activism to rally support, but they soon saw the potential risks and reverted to more centralized political control.
In India, criminal politicians are fielded because their wealth appeals to political parties, and elected because voters see criminality as as sign of their credibility to “get things done.”
The president embodies the ambitions of a country that is proud of its history and means to retain its role within the international community.