global politics

His comments come a week after anti-immigration candidates won big in Italy.
Much better than I'd dared hope. The reviews have been very positive. The Sunday Times called it "masterly"; the Daily Telegraph
You can truly act as an ambassador for your country.
Watching the Olympic games, one cannot help but wonder at the dichotomies at play both within and outside of the arena. On
The Berggruen Institute is partnering with universities around the world to inspire new ways of thinking about global politics and reward innovative ideas that make a cultural impact. Founder Nicolas Berggruen joins us live.
BEIJING -- U.S. global dominance will gradually weaken and eurocentric standards in international norms will increasingly give way to pluralist standards. The decline of global organizations and the rise of regional ones will take place simultaneously.
GENEVA -- The Security Council must be enlarged, and developing countries should be given greater voting rights in the Bretton Woods institutions: the IMF and the World Bank. In exchange, the world's newest powers must begin to take on a greater share of responsibility for the global order upon which their success depends. They can no longer stand on the sidelines, denouncing the injustices of the past. Instead, they must join their peers in building the future.
How can those of us who feel like global citizens already -- which is not everyone, granted -- begin to act like global citizens?
The dark cloud that is the Ebola epidemic hanging over West Africa, and moving into Europe and the United States, could have a silver lining if global leaders have the wisdom and courage to act.
We have not yet seen any renewed attempt to re-establish the "Quadrilateral Security Dialogue," comprising Japan, Australia, the U.S., and India, which conducted joint military exercises in 2007 and was seen by China as a hostile containment enterprise. But it is not hard to imagine that this is still very much on Abe's wish list. The dangers should not be exaggerated. But, with strategic competition between the U.S. and China as delicately poised as it is, and with the economic interests of Australia, Japan, and many others in the region bound up just as intensely with China as their security interests are with the U.S., rocking the boat carries serious risks.
Before embarking on another adventure to pacify the region, the United States must understand several basic facts that seemed to have eluded the architects of the war of 2003 -- an invasion that ultimately set Iraq up for its present dilemmas.
Misguided nationalism is rearing its ugly head in some instances. The political dynamics of the region is shaking the geopolitical plate from under the surface. Dr. Kissinger once said, "history knows no resting places and plateaus." To me, history knows no end. Here in Northeast Asia, it is returning with a vengeance.
Territorial and political expansion are apparently in the DNA of the Russian state. Russia has for centuries been a danger to its neighbors, and continues to be.
The next time you reach for a candy bar, buy candy to hand out to trick-or-treaters, or stock up for holiday baking, consider the price thousands of children are paying to bring you your chocolaty cheer.
The context for our purpose here is diplomacy. Many think of art as diplomacy. That's romantic and untrue. Diplomacy is diplomacy. But art has unique ability in the hands of the diplomat as shepherd and producer: It also creates context.
Post-war Afghanistan can be described as an overflow of ambiguities. The country should invest all of their energy into education for the youth, an emphasis on ethical understanding and a passionate commitment to justice and liberty for all.
People are completely tired of the status quo. Whether it is the crackdown in Syria or the failure of a shattered U.S. Congress
I was one of millions around the world who watched last summer's Green Revolution unfolding on the streets of Iran with high
Due to the current military state of affairs since June, the World Bank has now completely "paused its lending" to Honduras. This means that numerous humanitarian programs aimed at helping women and children have been completely stopped.
The night belonged to the People's Republic. On 08/08/08, a nation articulated its spirit with brio. After decades of trauma and self-doubt, China may finally be willing to, armed with confidence, embrace the world.