Four years after recording the first episode of the podcast, U.S. former national security advisor Stephen Hadley joined Paul Haenle again on the 100th episode to discuss how U.S. foreign policy has adapted to new realities in the bilateral relationship amidst a shifting global order.
In 2018 Japan continues to face both domestic and international issues of critical importance. Meanwhile, the U.S.-Japan alliance remains solid as energy trade becomes an important new area of bilateral cooperation.
China must force through a deleveraging process to overcome local barriers and restrain its crushing debt.
President Trump’s policies have called into question the United States’ role in the world while China’s economic and political clout grows. What is the future of the U.S.-led order and the implications of a rising China?
Russian banking system needs a supervisory authority independent of the central bank. Retail banks should be prohibited from investing in non-liquid assets, while the liquid securities market should be saved for investors
A January 2018 Bloomberg article suggests that Chinese officials may reduce their purchases of U.S. government bonds. It is very unlikely that China can do so in any meaningful way because doing so would almost certainly be costly for Beijing. And even if China took this step, it would have either no impact or a positive impact on the U.S. economy.
The United States and India are on the cusp of translating a shared vision for the Indo-Pacific into tangible cooperation. Defense trade could prove an important catalyst.
Although governments in the Middle East and Central Asia spend a great deal on the public sector by international standards, they are failing to secure inclusive growth. How can the public sector be modernized in order to trim costs and improve services?
Transformations brought about by automation, technology, and artificial intelligence are one of the defining issues of the 21st century. How can China and the United States cooperate on these and other commerce issues?
Four experts examine the causes of Iran’s protests and what implications they may have for Iran’s regional ambitions, domestic political rivalries, and future for human rights.