September 4, 2012

Why 2013 Will Be a Year of Crisis

David Frum, CNN

AP Photo

Prediction: 2013 will be a year of serious global crisis. That crisis is predictable, and in fact has already begun. It will inescapably confront the next president of the United States. Yet this emerging crisis got not a mention at the Republican National Convention in Tampa. We'll see if the Democrats do better.

Read Full Article ››

TAGGED: Pakistan, Brazil, China, Russia, food, United States, Egypt, 2013


September 2, 2012
Can Europe Survive Rise of the Rest?
Timothy Garton Ash, NY Times
While we Europeans should redouble our efforts to ensure that our continent does not forget its troubled past, the need for scale is the key to our shared future. The 21st-century world will be one of giants: weary old ones, like... more ››
August 22, 2012
Rousseff: Brazil's Entrepreneur-in-Chief
Glick & Casserly, Forbes
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff recently encountered a young couple in their 30s, with a brood of young children and a hopeful outlook on the future. Until recently the father had driven a bus in Brasília, but thanks to... more ››
August 22, 2012
After Afghanistan, a New Great Game
Alexander Cooley, New York Times
Since 9/11, America's priority in Central Asia has been to defeat the Taliban in Afghanistan. But as the United States and NATO pull out, there is a new danger: that the West could become entangled in regional rivalries, local... more ››
August 22, 2012
Rocky Road for U.S. and Pakistan
Council on Foreign Relations
Following one of the worst periods in the history of the relationship between the United States and Pakistan, several encouraging developments have taken place in recent months. Unfortunately, we are passing through the eye of a... more ››
September 4, 2012
Pakistan's Government: Cowed by the Mob
Daily Telegraph
by bowing to religious extremists over the blasphemy laws, Pakistan’s leadership is betraying the ideals on which the country was founded. more ››