How to get India back on track
A playbook for how Indian policymakers can return the country to a path of high and sustained economic growth.
The U.S. leadership and foreign policy community are ill-equipped to understand the non-military aspects of the struggle against the Islamic State.
The Modi government must consider pivotal reforms, rather than luxuriate in the current economic recovery.
Marina Silva, the woman who may be and should be Brazil’s next president, has in her life and her message something to offer everyone from the poorest, most disenfranchised citizen of a Middle Eastern autocracy to the president of the United States himself.
An unprecedented number of Arab countries are in the midst of large-scale armed conflict. The patterns of these Arab wars are revealing new dynamics and impacts.
China’s economy is in for a bumpy ride. But if Chinese leaders implement the right macroeconomic policies and structural reforms, the challenges should be manageable.
How far has EU foreign policy succeeded in meeting the challenge of the Arab spring?
Countries in the Middle East have to rise up to the plate and help put in place a political process that tries to address the underlying causes that have led to the emergence of radical groups like the Islamic State.
As an international coalition gears up to confront the Islamic State, there is a rare opportunity to try to get the Syrian regime and rebels to stop fighting each other.
Egypt should include—rather than exclude—its diverse religious movements. In this bid for inclusion, such an approach would help curb violence and extremism and ensure stability.
Ukraine does not need extra arms to fight a war that it cannot win and that can only prolong its suffering. What it needs is economic aid.
It’s hard to dispute the notion that before spending billions of dollars on a new weapon, the Pentagon ought to be able to explain what it’s for. So it’s surprising how often this rule isn’t followed. Take the Advanced Hypersonic Weapon.
Syria, Ukraine, Gaza, Iraq, ISIS, Ebola—the list of this past summer’s disasters is long. But buried among the tragic headlines and breaking news are other events that attracted less attention but could be just as consequential for global affairs.
Chinese President Xi is trying to persuade Indian Prime Minister Modi to support China’s Southern Silk Road initiative.
The real challenge is not necessarily stopping the Islamic State, but rather ensuring that it does not reemerge.
Putting in place a strategy to modernize India’s internal connectivity and strengthen its maritime infrastructure is critical for any effective Indian response to China’s silk road initiative.
Even a threat like Islamic terrorism won’t force Russia and the Unites States to make security collaboration a higher priority than geopolitical rivalry over Ukraine.
In this publication, Rasmussen reflects on the state of the Euro-Atlantic order as his tenure as the secretary general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) comes to a close.
Policies that affect the savings rate of a small country can have more-or-less predictable domestic impacts because the global economy is so large that domestic policies are not affected by external constraints. But with a large economy, the analysis changes.
The recent crisis in Pakistan has shown that the army does not need to seize power to be recognized as the most powerful institution in the country.
As the Islamic State continues to grow rapidly, questions are being raised about its origins.
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