Japan’s public debt is expected to reach the eye-popping level of 240% of GDP in 2014, solidifying its undisputed position as the most indebted country in the industrialized world. Will the Abe government manage to turn things around?
The people of Argentina are facing their second debt default in just 13 years, but there’s reason to believe that this one won’t be as economically painful as the last.
Of all the myths that surround the Israeli-Arab conflict, the most prominent and cherished is that the inevitable solution is a two-state framework.
Will this military offensive contribute to the final puzzle in the region - peace between Israel and Palestine, and a viable two-state solution?
Something deadly is creeping across African borders, undetected
Given the increasing popularity of Alvaro Uribe and his right-wing brand of politics within most parties and key industrial sectors, President Santos will face stiff opposition over the next four years.
If you asked a State Department employee what their worst-case scenario for the Middle East was five years ago, the response might have described what is currently unfolding across the region.
Years of rhetoric has finally entered the realm of substance, as the BRICS have officially signed off on a plan to create rival institutions to the IMF and World Bank.
Change must be embraced if the United States is to adapt to the new normal of globalized wealth.
Despite the shock of recent events, it’s not the Middle East that has changed. It’s US foreign policy.