Gustavo Petro’s opponents worry he’ll try to concentrate power, but public frustration due to unrealistic expectations are more likely to stall his agenda.
To understand how Japan’s economy changes over time, it is important to differentiate the traditional, new, and hybrid parts that coexist—observers who look at only the traditional areas may conclude that very little has changed, while those more familiar with the new areas see rapid and extensive change.
With India lacking the depth of research and design expertise required to build state-of-the-art stealth aircraft, the country needs to prioritize improving on its indigenous fighter, the Tejas.
The safety net of democratic assumptions that have kept our country functioning until now has too many holes.
The last thing the United States needs, as it is trying to prevail in new technologies, is a nuclear arms race. The wisest choice for Washington, then, is to modernize its nuclear force posture as planned while putting its main emphasis on developing and acquiring new technologies for military applications.
Japan is determined to foster a startup economy. But every startup ecosystem is built on several components and a strategic conception of how they fit together. Cracking this puzzle will be Japan's challenge.
Japan's startup ecosystem, which grew as a relatively peripheral segment of Japan’s economy throughout much of its recent history, is now front and center in getting attention from the government and big business.
With monkeypox being declared a global health emergency, the WHO approach is an innovative and effective way to curb outbreaks of zoonotic diseases.
Though the adoption of information and communication technologies in Kenya’s electoral process has served to remedy legacy concerns, it has also raised new issues, such as privacy matters.
As the 2022 midterms approach—and as policymakers and practitioners begin thinking about election security for 2024—there's much reason to be concerned about Russian cyber and information operations aimed at the United States.
How Ukrainian Democracy Will Be Tested After the War
As frustrating as it may be, shutting the door on negotiations with Iran has few advantages.
As the EU begins a new cycle of its aid programs, it must place democracy at the center of its development policy.
It was a victory for Biden, but the jihadi threat to United States is not nearly as acute as the challenges that ail the nation internally.
Russia has raised the prospect of using Transdniestria to open a second front against Ukraine and to pressure Moldova.
The range of practical ideas offered by respondents suggests a broad interest in tackling these implementation challenges. But respondents’ ideas often lacked detail and sometimes conflicted with each other, indicating that community dialogue about best practices remains at an early stage.
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Russia is slamming shut like a clam shell. Self-isolation and autarky — economic self-sufficiency — have been elevated to the level of managerial valor and human virtue. But Russia doesn’t have enough resources for self-sufficiency.
This summer’s deadly heat wave could be the third major impetus in just two years for countries to acknowledge that tilting European markets through carbon pricing isn’t enough to address the climate crisis. To meet the existential challenge, states must intervene aggressively in markets, starting with energy regulations and industrial policies.
An interview with Rose Gottemoeller, former deputy secretary general of NATO and top State Department arms-control negotiator.