Is China seeking to build a parallel universe to the IMF and the World Bank as a way to undermine the US-led world order? Or should the US view the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and the BRICS countries’ New Development Bank as complementary to today’s multilateral lenders?
Will the framework agreement on Iran’s nuclear program put the Middle East on a path toward peace, or will it incite even more tensions? More immediately, with many key details left to be addressed, w… read more
Despite Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s convincing victory, Israel’s recent election campaign damaged the country’s foreign relations and left its citizens more divided than ever. Can a more hardl…read more
Greece's current bailout deal expires at the end of the month, but its leaders' insistence on ending austerity has caused European finance ministers to dig in their heels. Can an agreement be reached … read more
The last 12 months have witnessed growing challenges to the global economy and the international order, from widening income inequality and falling commodity prices to the Ukraine crisis and the rise … read more
The challenges facing developing countries – from providing clean water to fighting infectious diseases – are jeopardizing their economic growth prospects, on which the global economy's health increas… read more
For five years, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been reluctant to support the EU’s troubled economies. Now, with growth in Germany stalling, has the eurozone’s biggest economy (and de facto leader… read more