For five years, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been reluctant to support the EU’s troubled economies. Now, in the face of negotiations that leave Greece’s euro membership in doubt, has the eurozone’s biggest economy (and de facto leader) also become the biggest obstacle to recovery in Europe?
After more than a decade of negotiations, Iran and its US-led interlocutors have come to terms on a deal to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons. But will the agreement promote or undermine sta… read more
On July 6-7, policymakers from around the world will gather in Norway at the Oslo Summit on Education for Development. With tens of millions of children worldwide still being denied their right to an … read more
Ever since Britain’s Conservative government took office in 2010, Keynesian advocates of government stimulus have heaped scorn on Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne’s strategy of fiscal consol…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
Long an island of political stability, Britain now looks set to enter a new era of minority and weak coalition governments. Will the result bring a British exit from the EU, and a Scottish exit from t… read more