The West can’t match China project for project. The fact that their resources are limited demands that Western governments be smarter and more efficient with development aid.
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Amsterdam's main airport went into lockdown recently after 61 passengers on two flights from southern Africa tested positive for the new virus. Japan, Hong Kong and Israel have also reported cases.
China is adamant that there is no need for it to join nuclear arms reduction talks. Beijing insists that the primary responsibility for such cuts rests on the U.S. and Russia.
A traditional Korean conservative, Yoon Seok-youl is a skeptic of North Korea who supports business and wants to lighten the regulatory burden so that it can innovate and flourish.
China cannot believe it can abuse countries in pursuit of its national interests, defying international law, and then expect those same countries to offer it material benefits under the CPTPP.
Modernizing U.S. nuclear policy demands the development of new ways to deter by working creatively with allies to reapportion roles and responsibilities.
A growing number of people are alarmed by changes they see in their own country and fear that a tipping point has been reached where some are ready to abandon democracy.
Economists argue the most important feature in the new art investment environment is low inflation: It means that there is more expected value in future returns.
The new government in Tokyo must fight the temptation to use “economic security” to justify protectionism or other expressions of economic nationalism.
Governments are beginning to wake up to the significance of new technologies and the inadequacy of existing control regimes.