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8 May 2012

How India sees the U.S. presidential race

C. Raja Mohan says Indians watching how the U.S. presidential race shapes up shows a growing appreciation of how political developments within the United States can affect Indian interests. He answered questions on a variety of subjects involving India-U.S. relations in this interview with Bernard Gwertzman.

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30 March 2012

Does the BRICS Group Matter?

The emerging BRICS economies agree that the West should hold less sway in the global economy. But their leaders, despite regular summits, have failed to articulate a coherent vision because of divergent interests, says journalist Martin Wolf.

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18 March 2011

Lessons for Japan in 2004 Tsunami

Some of the most important lessons from the 2004 tsunami could be useful to Japan, a country far richer and better prepared than the nations hit hardest in 2004 as it tries to rebuild its economy and environment, and prepare better for the next disaster.

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7 March 2011

China’s Revealing Five-Year Priorities

The Chinese National People's Congress has formulated a new five year plan that directs Chinese companies to assert themselves globally, proposes government involvement in "certain aspects of the economy related to social stability, such as inflation, public opinion, and the food supply."

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4 March 2011

U.S.-Pakistan Intel Ties in Trouble

The arrest of Raymond Davis, an American suspected of murdering two Pakistanis, has soured relations between Washington and Islamabad, and led to a falling out between their respective intelligence agencies. CFR Senior Fellow Daniel Markey and the Atlantic Council's South Asia director Shuja Nawaz discuss

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16 January 2011

Who’s Next After Tunisia?

The Jasmine Revolution in Tunisia has demonstrated that dictatorial regimes in Arab countries can indeed fall. Elliott Abrams, CFR’s Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, determines which of the autocrats from Algeria to Kuwait could be, on their way out.

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1 December 2010

UN Security Council Enlargement and U.S. Interests

The debate on the UNSC reform has never been more intense as it is presently with both emerging and developed nations vying for a berth in the most exclusive club. The United States, with its unparalleled capacity to shape this debate, must not exclude these nations at the cost of American interest.