Monday, July 24, 2017
  1. World Affairs

    Ten Lessons from North Korea’s Nuclear Program

    Richard N. Haass
  2. Economics

    The Coming Financial Volatility

    Gene Frieda
    Economics

    The Coming Financial Volatility

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     believes investors in risky asset markets should be more worried about monetary tightening.

    Monetary tightening Drew Angerer/Getty Images
    Bond investors are from Mars, and central bankers are from Venus – or so suggests the bond market’s negative reaction to signals that the exceptional monetary-policy accommodation of the last decade is winding down. Are risky asset markets right to ignore the red flags that the bond markets are waving? READ MORE
  3. Politics

    Why Obamacare Survived

    Jeffrey Frankel
  4. World Affairs

    The West’s Decadent Foreign Policy

    Chris Patten
    World Affairs

    The West’s Decadent Foreign Policy

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     criticizes the failure of the EU and the US to condemn human-rights violations by China and others.

    Recep Tayyip Erdogan shakes hands with his Hungarian counterpart Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
    The West is increasingly reluctant to allow its vision of civil liberties and human rights to shape foreign policy, often owing to the potential commercial costs. Such foreign-policy decadence threatens to undermine the West's claim to be a community of values – and the EU's claim to be more than a glorified customs union. READ MORE
  5. Politics

    Britain En Marche ?

    Bill Emmott
    Politics

    Britain En Marche ?

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     thinks that the political conditions in the UK may be right for a new political party.

    British Guards marching in London Tim Graham/Getty Images
    Even as the UK faces the upheaval of Brexit, nobody is talking about remaking – much less challenging – the established political parties. But, while the British political system does put formidable barriers in the path of new parties, the chances of success are greater now that at any time in the past 40 years. READ MORE

Video

Riding in Cabs with Joseph Nye

Joseph S. Nye discusses great power politics with PS’s Mark Leonard, the director of the European Council on Foreign Relations

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