Commentary / World May 5, 2011

The least that East Asians can do to cooperate

by Yoon Young-Kwan

As China continues its unremitting rise, people throughout East Asia are wondering whether their states will ever be able to achieve the peaceful, stable relations that now characterize Europe. Given the regularity of serious diplomatic spats — over everything from tiny atolls in the ...

Commentary / World Sep 12, 2010

Old thinking and alliances endanger G20

by Javier Solana

MADRID — The world financial crisis has served as a quick and efficient catalyst for the Group of 20 economies. The first three G20 summits of chiefs of state — in Washington, London and Pittsburgh — will be remembered for advancing multilateralism and coordinated ...