Fault Lines in a Rising Asia
While Asia has been an unparalleled economic success, it is also home to some of the world’s most dangerous, diverse, and divisive challenges.
The last quarterly survey by the Labour Bureau showed that India has not created so few jobs since the survey started in 2009.
Achieving progress on reforming Ukraine’s economy would send the strongest possible message to critics who doubt the country’s ability to operate as a modern state.
Ukraine is in danger of repeating its experience after the 2004 Orange Revolution, when reformers won the vote in national elections but failed to govern effectively.
Algeria might be more stable because of Bouteflika’s policies, but it still faces significant domestic and regional challenges.
North Korea’s nuclear test led some South Koreans to renew calls for a nuclear option. Interpreting Seoul’s signals will be challenging for U.S. policymakers.
China's interests are best served by opening a dialogue with the United States on the possible deployment of a missile-defense system in South Korea.
In today’s complex world the United States should focus less on making its allies happy and more on making them actually behave like allies.
Splits among certain factions have provided a window into the world of the Syrian opposition and its enduring structural problems, internal rivalries, and ties to foreign states.
The upheavals in the Middle East and North Africa have only just begun, and the hopes of Arab regimes and Western policymakers to retreat to old habits of authoritarian stability are doomed to fail.
Regional disorder and domestic challenges threaten the stability of Algeria’s economic heartland.
The idea that India must unilaterally cede a veto to China over its partnership with America reveals an enduring strategic diffidence in Delhi. It also shows little awareness of either China’s geopolitical tradition or of modern India’s diplomatic practice.
The future of Sino-Russian finance cooperation is difficult to predict, as is the trajectory of these two large countries. If the current fundamentals are still there we may expect to see deepening partnership.
In the years since the 2011 protests, rebellions have led to renewed repression in some places and chaos in others, but it may be too soon to say that they have failed.
Energy security is critical to a whole range of public policy objectives, but it cannot be successfully addressed in isolation from other policy aims.
Public perceptions of China's influence are being shaped by a combination of economic and foreign policy concerns. Dealing with the complexity of these global relationships at a time when the economy is slowing is a major challenge for China’s leadership.
Zika, the self-proclaimed Islamic State, and Trump are new manifestations of old phenomena, upgraded and made more dangerous in their current forms.
An examination of oil-price instability after a failure to freeze oil production.
Forced migration flows which are mismanaged create large negative political and economic externalities for the world as a whole.
China’s economy has numerous hurdles to overcome. Paradoxically, the nature of these hurdles has led some to predict continuing strong growth and others to predict a further slowdown.
Ukraine has new institutions and a vibrant civil society, but a culture of corruption erodes state legitimacy. The state has been captured by enemies within.
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