NEW HAVEN Protectionist from the start, US President Donald Trumps administration has now moved from rhetoric to action in its avowed campaign to defend US workers from what Trump calls the carnage of terrible trade deals. Unfortunately, this approach is backward-looking at best.
NEW YORK We were warned.
NEW HAVEN The level of stock markets differs widely across countries. And right now, the United States is leading the world. What everyone wants to know is why and whether its stock markets current level is justified.
This past week, I participated in a press conference on the steps of the Supreme Court sponsored by the National Commission for Voter Justice (NCVJ).
The geopolitical developments in the Middle East over the past fifteen years have created new political and security dynamics engendered by the violent turmoil and profound concerns over the Iranian threat, shared by Israel and the Arab states.
Retiring Republican US senator Jeff Flake isnt the first person to critique US president Donald Trumps rocky relationship with the truth.
The daily circus that is the visible face of contemporary American politics keeps our gaze firmly fixed on the character of the ring-master: but it does so to our long-term cost.
A week after the release of a book depicting him as not intelligent enough and not mentally fit to be trusted as commander-in-chief, Donald Trump has done it again.
If there is to be an effective response to climate change, it will probably emanate from China. The geopolitical motivations are clear.
As the mid-term political campaigns begin, perhaps we should pause and think where this country is headed under the leadership of Trump, with the House and Senate in control of the Republican partya party that has lost its soul and its way, failing to safeguard Americas national interest.
COPENHAGEN A sunny day is the best time to check whether the roof is watertight. For economic policymakers, the proverbial sunny day has arrived: with experts forecasting strong growth, now is the best time to check whether we are prepared for the next recession.
WASHINGTON, DC The just-released book about Donald Trump and his dysfunctional presidency (Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House) has left much of Washington reeling.
ABU DHABI In Hermann Hesses novel Journey to the East, the character of H.H., a novice in a religious group known as The League, describes a figurine depicting himself next to the groups leader, Leo.
BERKELEY The fact that inflation has remained stubbornly low across the global North has come as a surprise to many economic observers.
ATLANTA While much of the world is busy dismantling monuments to oppressors, Russians are moving in the opposite direction, erecting statues to medieval warlords who were famous for their despotism. Understanding this revival can shed light on the direction of Russias politics.
WASHINGTON, DC As US President Donald Trump decamped to his mansion-cum-private club in Palm Beach, Florida, for the holidays, he left Washington, DC, on edge.
MADRID – Once again, US President Donald Trump has taken a unilateral approach to foreign policy – this time, by recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. And once again, Trump has misinterpreted the realities of the Middle East.