Even as the US eyes energy self-sufficiency, it is vitally important that the international community reaches a sufficiently high common denominator in limiting greenhouse-gas emissions.
By the time China overtakes the USA as the world’s largest economy it will have cemented its status as a major military power – one whose drive to assert itself strategically already is inspiring serious anxiety among its neighbors.
The agreement reached in Geneva in November between Iran and the P5+1 (the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council, plus Germany) on Iran’s nuclear program proves a crucially important point: the sanctions regime worked.
The UN secretary-general's special envoy for the Great Lakes region, Mary Robinson, has begun a week-long mission to help shore up peace efforts in the region.
The United States’ “pivot” to the Asia-Pacific region was required not only because of the security threats posed by the rise of China, but also as a consequence of America’s long and costly obsession with the Middle East.
The approach of the 40th anniversary of the Yom Kippur War has been marked in Israel largely by the recurrent debate about the failures of Israeli intelligence in detecting and thwarting Egypt’s surprise attack.
Special Envoy of the Secretary-General to the Great Lakes Region, Mary Robinson, is participating in the so-called Kampala talks held under the auspices of the Chairperson of the International Conference for the Great Lakes, President Yoweri Museveni.
With the moribund Doha Round of multilateral free-trade talks awaiting its last rites, a new wave of regional trade negotiations has de facto taken up the mantle of establishing a global trade regime.
Doing Business is not intended to be a comprehensive review of each country’s economy. Rather, it seeks to provide policymakers with benchmarks that can serve as a starting point for discussion of beneficial reforms.
Shlomo Ben-Ami, a former Israeli foreign minister and internal security minister, is Vice President of the Toledo International Center for Peace. He is the author of Scars of War, Wounds of Peace: The Israeli-Arab Tragedy.
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Professor of International Business Administration at Wharton School, Guillén is is the Director of the Joseph H. Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania.
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