Most rich-country governments have produced pandemic-response packages that are sharply nationalist and inward-looking.
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The likes of Putin, Bolsonaro and Erdogan may be about to see an end to their years as part of a U.S.-led strongman brotherhood.
India's telecom revolution only took off after the government moved away from auctions and started assigning spectrum to licensees in return for a share of their revenue.
Asian democracies will have to hope that Japan continues down the path Prime Minister Shinzo Abe laid out.
None of the world’s populist leaders has turned back the clock as dramatically and as dangerously as Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
If vaccine makers make their products too expensive for the developing world, the whole idea of intellectual property could be blown up.
New population estimates suggest the window for many big developing nations may be closing faster than they realized.
China’s “wolf warriors” are just responding to pressures that envoys everywhere are feeling in the age of social media.
Green jobs in the U.S. are nice, but won't get India and other big emitters off a carbon-intensive development path.
The country's embrace of religious nationalism is trampling on a tradition of secular liberalism that has served its people well