Saturday, November 1, 2014
  1. North Korea’s Nuclear Shadow

    Christopher R. Hill
  2. Belindia Has Spoken

    Andrés Velasco

    Belindia Has Spoken


     examines why Dilma Rousseff won a second presidential term in Brazil.

    Dilma Rousseff solo Agência Brasil/Flickr

    Forty years ago, the Brazilian economist Edmar Bacha named his country Belindia: a combination of prosperous and modern Belgium and poor and backward India. Is the winner of last Sunday's presidential election, the incumbent Dilma Rousseff, really from "India"? READ MORE

  3. Northeast Asia’s Home Fires Burning

    Yuriko Koike

    Northeast Asia’s Home Fires Burning


     sees hope for easing tensions among China, Japan, and South Korea at next month's APEC summit.

    Newsart for Northeast Asia’s Home Fires Burning Republic of Korea/Flickr

    When the leaders of China, Japan, and South Korea convene in Beijing next month at the APEC summit, there is reason to hope not only for formal handshakes and bilateral meetings, but also for substantive efforts to lower tensions in the region. That hope is built on all three leaders’ need to address difficult domestic challenges. READ MORE

  4. La goutte capable de faire déborder le vase européen de la Grande Bretagne ?

    Harold James
  5. Le retour resistible de Nicolas Sarkozy

    Dominique Moisi

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