Ukraine Crisis: What it Means for the West

By Andrew Wilson Andrew Wilson discusses his latest book: Ukraine Crisis: What it means for the West. He contends that the book is actually about...

China and Europe: Reconnecting Across a New Silk Road

by Xiangming Chen and Julia Mardeusz Since 2013, economic and trade relations between China and Europe have grown significantly. In this article, the authors look...

China Looks West: What Is at Stake in Beijing’s “New Silk Road” Project

Flynt Leverett, Hillary Mann Leverett and Wu Bingbing Not even two years into what will almost certainly be a ten-year tenure as China’s president, Xi...

How Will China Rebalance?

By Michael Pettis China urgently needs to rebalance its economy, but how it chooses to do so should not be constrained by undue focus on...

The World Bank and Neoliberalism: Continuity and Discontinuity in the Making of an Agenda

By Howard Stein Since the latter part of the 1990s the World Bank has increasingly claimed its main focus is on poverty reduction and development....

Genetic Technology in the Global Economic Environment

By Richard C. Jennings Below, Richard C. Jennings looks at the use of modern genetic technologies of plant breeding for increasing agricultural productivity. The author...

Embedding Security in the Internet of Things

By Jim Carlsson The Internet of Things will mean a better-connected world, with huge possibilities for positive change – and big opportunities for cyber-criminals. Jim...

Open Heartbleed Surgery – Securing Against Further Vulnerabilities

By David SandinDavid Sandin, product manager at Clavister looks at the implications of the Heartbleed bug and the use of open-source code libraries in...

Kitimat, British Columbia: A Marvel of Nature and Industry

The District of Kitimat in northwestern British Columbia is a world-class port and manufacturing centre on the Pacific Rim and an emerging energy hub...

The United Nations Charter and Extra-State Warfare: The U.N. Grows Up

By Charles H. Camp & Theresa Bowman In recent years, the United Nations has come under attack as wholly inadequate to confront the modern realities...

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