19 Apr 2013
Evaluating Asia's Mega-Regional RTA
ASEAN and six other Asia-Pacific states are talking about creating the world’s largest free trade zone. Ganeshan Wigaraja outlines some of the challenges facing the future members of this zone, as well as some of the key issues currently up for discussion. More on «Evaluating Asia's Mega-Regional RTA»
10 Apr 2013
France and Germany: The Ultimate EU Showdown
Germany may be the driver behind EU efforts to rescue its most economically troubled members, but its leadership may about to be challenged. It could happen, argues Elizabeth Pond, if France abandons the fiscal rules that have so far guided the EU's faltering economic recovery. More on «France and Germany: The Ultimate EU Showdown»
5 Apr 2013
Libya Since Gaddafi — Where Has It Been, Where Will It Go?
CIGI's Bessma Momani believes that Libya has made real progress in its attempts to develop an open and democratic society. Many challenges remain, however. They include healing the Benghazi-Tripoli divide and assimilating the country's militias into the armed forces. More on «Libya Since Gaddafi — Where Has It Been, Where Will It Go?»
3 Apr 2013
Interview with Hilde Johnson, UN Special Representative for South Sudan
Improving South Sudan's state- and nation-building capacities remains a huge task, says UN Special Representative Hilde Johnson. In today's interview, she outlines the work being done by the UN mission in the world's newest state. More on «Interview with Hilde Johnson, UN Special Representative for South Sudan»
4 Feb 2013
NATO Demise Redux?
Many commentators continue to worry that the US’s pivot towards Asia will make NATO more irrelevant. Stephen M. Saideman is not one of them. He sees the partnership continuing to thrive for three reasons – its accumulated knowledge, its unique level of interoperability, and its coalition building capacities. More on «NATO Demise Redux?»