Many eastern European states who are part of the EU and were admitted only after being deemed compliant with the Copenhagen criteria have seen political parties in these countries become increasingly illiberal
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The U.S.'s energy boom will fuel the country’s economic revival and give it greater diplomatic freedom and influence. But it has geopolitical implications for countries across the world
When the average growth rate in emerging markets hit over seven percent a year in the last decade, forecasters hyped its implications. Today, more than five years after the financial crisis of 2008, the euphoria seems to have waned
Mexico’s recent political and energy reforms, globally competitive manufacturing sectors, growing trade links with the U.S. and other trade alliances can spur the country forward in the years to come
The author argues that Western observers need to entertain the possibility that institutions of democracy, capitalism, and secularism develop exceptional features in non-Western settings
The U.S. needs rethink its tendency to blindly follow the 'COIN' doctrine.
In Indian politics, caste and religion still matter, but in many states, economic competence now matters more. Things look bad in New Delhi, but the capital is not the whole of India.
The Arctic Ocean ice cover has been melting faster than predicted. Nevertheless, this has ushered an opportunity to develop the region as a 'frontier economy' having enormous potential.
Legal justification and transparency of drone strikes have become a concern for the U.S. In reality, are these targeted killings advancing the strategic goals of U.S. counter-terrorism policy?
A decade ago, the U.S. immersed itself in the greater Middle East with its wars on Afghanistan and Iraq. Will the current economic scenario force it to turn away from this region?