Saturday, September 20, 2014

Year in Review 2010

Although 2010 was supposed to be the year of the Great Recovery, the financial crisis has spawned new and seemingly intractable problems, with global imbalances as perilous as ever and a currency war looming.

In international affairs, the promise of Barack Obama’s election has run head-on into the world’s most complex problems: Israel/Palestine, Iran’s nuclear ambitions, the war in Afghanistan, and China’s remorseless rise and growing international assertiveness.

Project Syndicate’s special year-end supplement brings to bear the insights of global leaders on the major economic, political, and cultural developments of 2010, with a look ahead to what’s in store in 2011.

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