Today’s Strategic & Economic Dialogue with China marks an important shift by the Obama administration toward global cooperation, writes Nina Hachigian.
Overall, I have given the Bush administration higher marks on emerging power relations than on most other aspects of U.S. foreign policy. Relations with China were broadened, the U.S.-Japan alliance deepened, the friendship with India solidified.
Today’s meeting of the Group of 8 plus numerous other invitees demonstrates why the world needs a new leadership forum, writes Nina Hachigian.
Nina Hachigian gives five reasons why the United States needs to ante up the funds it promised to the IMF.
Twenty years after Tiananmen Square, promoting individual freedom in China is still a challenge, write Nina Hachigian and Bill Schulz.
Andrew Light, Nina Hachigian, and Julian Wong propose a more extended look at carbon reductions under the American Clean Energy and Security Act in the lead up to the Copenhagen climate talks later this year.
A tarnished legacy from the Bush administration could be used to forge a U.S.-China agreement on climate change, write Andrew Light and Nina Hachigian.
Finally we have a Defense Secretary who is brave enough to stand down the critics who are already accusing him of weakening America.
The what of the G20 summit is critical, but so is the how. Along with eight prime ministers, eleven other presidents, one chancellor, one king and a smattering of international organisation leaders, President Barack Obama will travel to London this week. There, we must all hope, this group will overcome its differences and agree to coordinated stimulus measures that break the fall of the global economy; beat back the wave of beggar-thy-neighbour trade policies; ensure that low carbon strategies animate the global economic recovery; find a way to assist the developing world; revamp the roles of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank; and hammer out principles - or, even better, a new architecture – for banking and financial regulation so this kind of financial disaster cannot happen again.
Next week, President Obama will join eight prime ministers, 11 presidents, one chancellor, one king, and a smattering of international organization leaders in London for the second-ever meeting of G20 leaders.
The secretary of State should push for Beijing's help on the economy, nuclear proliferation, climate change, and pandemic disease, writes Nina Hachigian.
Amid a global economic downturn, the United States and China need to embrace common causes to speed sustainable international economic growth, write Winny Chen and Nina Hachigian.
The Obama administration’s domestic economic stimulus package is good foreign policy, writes Nina Hachigian.
The WHO is an encouraging, and too rare, example of countries getting over their differences to solve a common problem. The WHO is underfunded and needs reform, but it stands between us and some lethal future pandemic, writes Nina Hachigian.