Tag "U.S."

Back to homepage
Europe Politics

The dangers of Europe’s failure to defend democracy

Europe is increasingly holding back when faced with clear violators of democratic norms, from the far-flung DRC to neighbouring countries like Turkey. The ramifications end up jeopardising Europe’s own security. Earlier

Economics North America Technology and infrastructure

Can U.S. manufacturing really become great again?

Donald Trump promised to revive U.S manufacturing. If these jobs return, and there is no guarantee they will, then certain key factors must be addressed.

Asia Pacific Security

Trump wades into the South China Sea

Donald Trump appears disinclined to keep trade and security issues separate. The territorial dispute could send ripples through global markets.

Economics International

2017 Preview: Despite Trump and Brexit, opportunities for trade persist

Brexit and Trump’s win do not bode well for global trade in 2017. Yet China and other emerging markets may benefit from anti-globalization in the West.

Asia Pacific Politics

2017 Preview: A new red star over China – Part 2: China and the world

Part two of a two-part look at what is in store for China in 2017. China’s catch-22 – being a ‘responsible stakeholder’, while tending towards isolation.

Asia Pacific Economics Under The Radar

Under the Radar: Singapore latest to be punished by China’s opportunism

China’s seizure of Singapore’s military assets is part of a larger effort to punish neighbours for geo-political faux pas and cozy relations with the U.S.

North America Politics

Election night: what to watch, hour by hour

A look at the polls to watch on election night in America.

Asia Pacific Economics

Assessing the investment climate in post-1MDB Malaysia

With Malaysia grappling with the prolonged fallout from the 1MDB scandal, has the scandal has caused a noticeable shift in Malaysia’s investment climate?

Economics North America

America’s racial wealth gap threatens consumer spending

America’s wealth keeps moving into fewer hands, evidenced by the increasing racial wealth gap. Here’s how this gap might impact the economy.

Economics North America

Consumer protection and China in Trump’s cross hairs

America’s Bilateral Investment Treaty with China and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau face considerable risks from a Trump presidency.