US-China economic and trade relations need a re-boot. The rhetoric from both sides is encouraging, compared to the mishaps of the past four
Prioritizing national vaccination in rich countries while ignoring the rest may not work. The aim should be to vaccinate the global population
The pandemic has exacerbated disparities in the provision of basic healthcare and urgently accelerated the need for a new focus on models
Europeans know the veneer of civilisation is thinner than we like to think. As President Biden is sworn in, we will be hoping he ushers in
The storming of the US Capitol by predominantly white supporters of President Donald Trump was in keeping with a long tradition of mob violence
Those who wreaked havoc on the U.S. Capitol were untrained in the core skills needed to be citizens of a democracy. It is time for a national
After four years of the Trump administration undermining global governance arrangements, President-elect Joe Biden will certainly have his
As hospitals surge to capacity under the pandemic’s strain, here is one young doctor’s story of what it’s like.
Racism is a cancer within our species and our society, one that too often we choose not to tackle. From my own journey, I know that the first
Mutual interest, and survival, rests upon two strategic adversaries understanding one another and acknowledging that their differences are
The past four years of US protectionism and unilateralism will serve as a lasting reminder of how not to conduct trade policy in the twenty-first
According to conventional wisdom, US President-elect Biden will find himself immediately paralyzed because Republicans will follow the same
It is now more clear than ever that Europe must take its security, broadly understood, into its own hands. Doing so will not only secure the
Joe Biden, the President-Elect of the United States of America, is just a man. And yet, in the deep wisdom found in democracy, he may be exactly
America has been drifting away from Europe for decades. A Biden presidency cannot change this. Europe must come to terms with the currents,
If the latest polls are any indication, Joe Biden is on track to win the popular vote in the upcoming US presidential election by a substantial
Rising nationalism raises a significant risk that the UN system’s structure and institutions, essential but in need of repair and rejuvenation,
America stands at a critical turning point in its history, where the gathering storm clouds of four distinct crises have formed and are converging
A common misperception is that Democrats are bad for markets. Such fears find little foundation in fact.
Much as we might prefer to see it otherwise, it is quite difficult to see how this ends well.
Although White House officials deny that US President Donald Trump’s administration has adopted herd immunity as a strategy for combating
Far from bolstering multilateralism, COVID-19 has revealed a world of nation-states locked into a destructive zero-sum contest. The United
In this time of extreme flux, perhaps the only definitive statement that can be made is that political, policy and economic sources of uncertainty
Cometh the hour, cometh the man. ‘Uncle Joe’, centered and centrist, understanding and unflappable, decent and democratic, civil and civilian