The Ebola epidemic that has been ravaging West Africa’s societies and economies since early this year has now become a cause of global alarm. Which countries are most vulnerable to the spread of the virus, and how should those suspected of carrying it be treated?
Ronald McKinnon, a former professor at Stanford University and a renowned specialist on monetary policy and international trade and finance, passed away earlier this month. In his honor, Project… read more
China's economy is slowing, mass protests have roiled Hong Kong, and an unprecedented political purge has made President Xi Jinping perhaps the most powerful ruler since Mao. Can Xi engineer a… read more
The ethnic, sectarian, and clan-based violence spreading across the greater Middle East has called into question the future of many Arab states. If the prevailing nation-state model cannot survive… read more
The bloodshed in Ukraine has returned NATO to center stage in international affairs. At the Alliance's summit in Wales, Western leaders will grapple with two issues: how to respond to Russia's… read more
Faced with bleak economic data, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi appears ready to discard the orthodox policymaking rule book, much like Shinzo Abe in Japan. But can Draghi's recent call … read more
India's incoming prime minister, Narendra Modi, was
swept into office after leading the Bharatiya Janata Party to a
landslide victory in the country's general election. What challenges
will Modi… read more
scored big gains in the just-completed European Parliament election.
What impact will the rise of populist forces have on the survival of the
single currency, the lives of… read more