“If U.S. President Joe Biden wants the United States to lead the liberal international order again and stymie China’s rise, he would do well to remember that international order is not a monolithic entity but comprises different groupings of power that jockey for influence.”
“Who wins and who loses with the U.S. withdrawal from the ‘graveyard of empires’? What will its effects be on China and on India?”
“As far as New Delhi is concerned, the India-US partnership, in which it has invested over the past two decades, is still a sound bet that addresses its geopolitical concerns.”
“‘Extreme vetting’ produced extreme delays that put our allies’ lives at risk and contributed to the desperate scenes we are witnessing in Kabul today.”
According to Ambassador Garčević, the crisis in Afghanistan can be a wake-up call and an opportunity for both the US and the EU to reconsider their current strategies in other parts of the world, including the Balkans.
“The great withdrawal of the United States from Central Asia, and from the key passageway of Eurasia, will have vast repercussions.”
“He was a remarkable leader, the last surviving lion of African independence, and—despite some serious lapses—an example of political courage from whom leaders around the world can still learn.”
“In India, Banerjee has broken the glass ceiling for women in politics. As female political participation rises, so do incentives and opportunities for running for office.”
Brule’s research shows that lineage norms – which drive who gets to make decisions about wealth and how – are key determinants of the political economy gender gap.
“Now is the time to tackle inequality head on, for a resilient future where we not only survive, but expand our capacity to flourish.”
“If the delivery of routine maternal and child health care is disrupted…many women and children will die. The longer coverage gaps persist, the more lives will be lost even after the COVID-19 pandemic ends.”
“A new cold war between the U.S. and China is not inevitable. But false PRC narratives about U.S. behavior toward China will only contribute to a further souring of relations.”
“Only by eliminating misinformation and prejudice against APPI communities can those communities regain their security, dignity, and freedom.”
“Changing faces is not enough. [The Balkans] lack modern policies, new narratives and value orientation. And I don’t see them on the horizon.”
“Multilateralism has long been a mainstay of U.S. security and that need will only grow.”
“The prospect of membership, it seems, has never been further away.”
China must align its development funding efforts efforts to ensure financial and environmental sustainability.
“Americans are not fixers by default. It is an illusion, and reflects a failure to take responsibility, to expect others to fix all your problems.”
Professor Gallagher argues that developing countries need fiscal and policy space to combat the coronavirus.
In a new op-ed, Professor Kevin Gallagher discusses the dire need to bolster global public health, tackle the furies of hyperglobalization, and reverse climate change.