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.
A conversation with UN Deputy Secretary General Jan Eliasson on the future of the United Nations and multilateralism in a changing global landscape.
Fragile states may seem like a distant and abstract concern. They are not. They are at the center of much of today’s regional disorder and global upheaval.
State fragility will remain a central feature of the international landscape for the foreseeable future. The United States’ response, however, can and must evolve.
China’s economy is slowing, which could continue for years unless a sustainable growth path is established. However, the pervasive pessimism surrounding China’s prospects is overdone.
The status quo of the past several millennia is going to undergo a profound change.
Having all the world’s people linked to the internet can empower and educate them, but it can also expose them to new threats and potentially open the door to new kinds of exploitation and domination.
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.