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Niall Ferguson: Is U.S.-China Economic Marriage on the Rocks?

Published 28.07.2009
As the G-2 "strategic dialogue" between the US and China gets underway in Washington, I talked with economic historian Niall Ferguson for the Global Viewpoint Network. Ferguson is a professor of history at Harvard University and a professor of...

Obama in Istanbul: Test for the West

Published 06.04.2009
ISTANBUL - "If we can show that a big Muslim nation can modernize itself with the help of friends," former German Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer has argued on behalf of Turkey's admission to the European Union, "it demonstrates that a strong...

Obama Should Quit War on Terror, Talk to Hamas and Taliban

Published 23.01.2009
Of course, I agree with my passionate friend, Bernard-Henri Levy, who writes on the Huffington Post that Gaza cannot be allowed to become an "advance base for total war against Israel." But for the current Israeli government to think it can...

Inaugural Hope, but America Is in Shock

Published 08.01.2009
America is in shock. It is not because of the unusual sight of the first black president taking up residence in the White House. Barack Obama's profile, after all, is more familiar to the diverse population of today's ethnically and racially...

Brzezinski: Obama Must Press Agreement on Israelis and Palestinians

Published 02.01.2009
In order to get beyond the stunningly superficial analyses of the Israeli-Hamas conflict one might find on MSNBC's Morning Joe , I called up Zbigniew Brzezinski -- former national security adviser to President Jimmy Carter, Obama supporter and...

Woolsey: Any Detroit Bailout Must Break US Oil Dependence - An Interview by Nathan Gardels

Published 25.11.2008
A mounting chorus of voices -- including President-elect Obama's -- are linking any economic stimulus or any related bailout of Detroit to environmental and energy independence objectives. Here, James Woolsey, a former CIA director and the...

Post-Olympic Powershift: The Return of the Middle Kingdom in a Post-American World

Published 31.10.2008
Shanghai-When scholars from all across China gathered here recently to assess their country's role in the afterglow of the Olympics, their pride shone as bright as the waxing Autumn Festival moon. More than a patriotic triumph, the "best games...

Nathan Gardels’ interview with George Soros: End of Financial Crisis could be in Sight

Published 13.10.2008
Nathan Gardels: Let's talk first about the nature of the crisis. Thanks to low interest rates, global liquidity and deregulation, we have had a 25-year, self-reinforcing credit expansion bubble, leading to "irrational exuberance," as it was once...

Fareed Zakaria: Facing a Post-American World - An Interview

Published 26.09.2008
Fareed Zakaria is author of The Post-American World and editor-in-chief of Newsweek International. He spoke with NPQ editor Nathan Gardels in June. NPQ | Barack Obama has been reading your book The Post-American World. If he becomes president,...

Nathan Gardels interviews Joseph Stiglitz about Wall Street meltdown

Published 17.09.2008
Joseph Stiglitz was awarded the Nobel Prize for Economics in 2001. I spoke with him on Tuesday (Editor's note September 16, 2008) about the Wall Street meltdown. Nathan Gardels: Barack Obama has said the Wall Street meltdown is the greatest...

Brzezinski: Russia's Invasion of Georgia Is Reminiscent of Stalin's Attack on Finland

Published 12.08.2008
On Sunday (Editor's note: August 10, 2008) I talked with Zbigniew Brzezinski, the elder statesman who was national security advisor to President Jimmy Carter, about the Russian invasion of Georgia. He long tangled with Soviet power. Now he takes...