Tuesday, February 21, 2017
  1. Politics

    How to Survive the Trump Era

    Joseph E. Stiglitz
  2. World Affairs

    Syria’s Balance of Terror

    Omar Ashour
    World Affairs

    Syria’s Balance of Terror


     believes foreign meddling and shifting alliances will derail even the best-intentioned ceasefire.

    Syrian women hang laundry in Aleppo George Ourfalian/Stringer
    Given the weaknesses, divisions, and fatigue of the various forces at work in Syria – both the regime and the opposition – regional powers may now have a better chance of pushing for a sustainable ceasefire. But regional powers have their own interests, which seem to be taking precedence over ending the fighting. READ MORE
  3. World Affairs

    The Price of Empire

    Shashi Tharoor
    World Affairs

    The Price of Empire


     calls on Britons and their historians to stop romanticizing the brutal, racist imperial past.

    Daily life Kerala India v2 Marji Lang/Getty Images
    Whether through national strength or civilizational weakness, India has long refused to hold any grudge against Britain for 200 years of imperial enslavement, plunder, and exploitation. But Indians’ equanimity about the past does not annul what was done – or forgive Britons' ignorance of their history. READ MORE
  4. World Affairs

    Trump’s China Challenge

    Brahma Chellaney
  5. Business & Finance

    Achieving an African Industrial Revolution

    Justin Yifu Lin, ET AL
    Business & Finance

    Achieving an African Industrial Revolution

    &  propose partnerships between Italy and China to support the continent's economic modernization.

    Addis Aba CHinese investment v2 Eric Lafforgue/Getty Images
    After decades in the slow lane, Africa's economy has had its foot on the accelerator, with impressive growth since the mid-2000s solidifying its potential as the global economy's next new growth engine. But sustaining rapid development will take work – and help from countries like China and Italy. READ MORE

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