Comment & Opinion - Columnists Archives

27 May 2022
The dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991 marked the end of the Cold War, and it seemed the end of ideologically driven global conflicts. Thirty years later, there is little…
25 May 2022
Bob Hancké and Angela Garcia Calvo take a closer look at the initiatives to build semiconductors in Europe through the perspective of industrial policy successes and failures in…
23 May 2022
Daniel Clausen explores how Japan's cities are engaging in state-like actions at home and abroad. The 21st century has been called the “urban century.” The World Bank estimates…
20 May 2022
My new book, America’s Two Cold Wars: From Hegemony to Decline?, compares the US Cold War with the Soviet Union with its emerging one with China. Two basic questions are posed:…
16 May 2022
This is part of in a new collection of commentaries from the Emerging Global Governance (EGG) Project on the New Development Bank's evolution. Browse…
12 May 2022
Chris Dunn and Morgan Bazilian summarize how satellite data is rapidly growing in importance for informing crucial policy decisions. Insights offered fall into one of three main…
10 May 2022
Negotiating Survival: Civilian–Insurgent Relations in Afghanistan by Ashley Jackson. London: Hurst 2021. 328 pp., £30 hardcover 9781787384859 Ashley Jackson’s fascinating book, …
09 May 2022
The complexity of the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) transformation doesn’t allow for a simple solution. But a new depth of awareness and cultural understanding…
05 May 2022
Andreas Antoniades and Stefanie Ortmann remind us that Russia’s war in Ukraine has set in motion broader systemic dynamics that the world will need answers for regardless of…
05 May 2022
James McBride argues that, in light of climate change, the Rome Statute should be amended to enable the prosecution of corporations and their officers for the destruction of the…