6:30 pm October 26, 2014 | No Comment
The AIIB isn’t an exercise in Chinese altruism. It will put to work much of China’s idle savings and thus help the Chinese economy.
8:45 pm October 21, 2014 | No Comment
Personally, I think the goodwill and energy directed toward Jokowi by ordinary Indonesians, despite his slim victory margin in the polls, might just prove more powerful capital for him than the huge mandate given to former Yudhoyono when he was elected.
8:40 pm October 19, 2014 | No Comment
It’s difficult to overestimate the importance of ASEM. It’s the third leg of a global triad connecting the world’s core region: NATO connects Europe with North America; APEC links East Asia with the Americas; while ASEM bridges East Asia and Europe. Without ASEM, the global architecture, imagined as a triad, would limp on two legs.
2:18 pm October 5, 2014 | No Comment
The reality is that regarding every controversial issue in which a P-5 member has a big stake, the Council simply morphs into the classic white elephant.