Now that the Trump administration has left the JCPOA, EU governments are looking to Washington to set out how they intend to build a negotiated solution to shared concerns.
According to dozens of career diplomats, restoring U.S. leadership abroad requires addressing the social and economic problems facing Americans at home, including wage stagnation, rising inequality, and drug addiction.
North Korea has a history of promising big and then working in secret to advance its program. Since the Trump administration has deliberately degraded the U.S. diplomatic capacity and nonproliferation expertise, Pyongyang would enjoy an advantage in the period following a summit.
U.S. political leaders—Democrats and Republicans alike—must start prioritizing workers, consumers, and the middle class, rather than making the world safe for corporate investment.
Chinese authorities are now farther than ever from offering an alternative currency the world can trust. Those with longer-term doubts about the dollar will likely give Europe a second look.
The international order is built to last through significant shifts in global politics and economics and strong enough to survive a term of President Trump.
Renminbi usage is expanding globally, but the odds that it will become a safe-haven currency like the dollar may depend on broad institutional and political change inside China itself.
While the European economy is much stronger and the political calendar shows fewer potential landmines, investors may not yet fully appreciate that even greater political challenges lie ahead.
Will today’s market euphoria die from a political heart attack, the excesses of greed and leverage or the cumulative effects of old age?
While the U.S. and Cuban governments will determine the overall trajectory of their bilateral relations, history suggests that Louisiana can shape the relationship’s commercial and cultural contours for mutual benefit.
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