May 10, 2014

Europe's South Struggles to Rise Again

Paul Ames, Global Post

The Associated Press

Just a few months ago, you could have raised chuckles from financial experts by suggesting this country’s finances might soon be healthy enough to break free from the straitjacket of austerity imposed by international creditors.

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April 28, 2014
What if Aliens Landed in Asia?
Koichi Hamada, Project Syndicate
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May 4, 2014
Obama's Foreign Policy? Not Terrible
New York Times
Taken as a whole and stripped as much as possible of ideological blinkers, Mr. Obama’s record on foreign policy is not as bad as his critics say. It’s just not good enough. more ››
May 4, 2014
The U.S. Balancing Act in Asia
Japan Times
China loomed large in U.S. President Barack Obama’s recent trip through four Asian countries, a trip in which he tried to allay concerns among allies about Washington’s security commitments in the region — without... more ››
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