Because the Indo-Pacific region promises to become the new center of gravity in global politics, its security problems intimately affect the safety, prosperity, and international position of the United States, as well as the wellbeing of its allies.
At a moment of uncertainty and unease in global politics and economics, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble will offer his thoughts on the future of Europe, the transatlantic partnership, and the global economy, as well as preview the priorities of the Germany G20 presidency.
Bilateral trade balances alone aren’t an accurate reflection of a country’s economic strength.
Russia faces bleak economic prospects for the next few years. It may be a case of managed decline in which the government appeases social and political demands by tapping the big reserves it accumulated during the boom years with oil and gas exports. But there is also a smaller possibility of a more serious economic breakdown or collapse.
China’s place in the East Asian production chain distorts trade data to make it seem like the country responsible for the U.S. trade deficit. This is not the case.
Under Secretary for the U.S. Treasury Nathan Sheets will discuss the Obama administration’s international economic policy and the importance of continued American leadership.
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.
A conversation between Carnegie’s David Rothkopf and Thomas L. Friedman about why they believe optimism is the only logical conclusion an intellectually rigorous assessment of history can produce.
Since the outbreak of the Ukraine crisis, there has been much talk of a new Cold War between Russia and the West. However, the Cold War analogy is misleading. Relations between the West and Russia are certainly bad and dangerous but they are bad and dangerous in new ways.
Despite India’s impressive economic growth rates in the mid-2000s, the long-term magnitude and sustainability of this progress remains uncertain.
The Geoeconomics and Strategy Program seeks to promote and provoke collaboration and debate among experts in national security strategy, foreign policy, and international economic policy, in order to enhance understanding of: 1) the use of economic instruments to promote geopolitical goals; 2) the development of national security strategy and foreign policy to advance national economic interests and the stability of the global economy; and 3) the future of the international political and economic order.