The 2018 SDG Index and Dashboards Report “Global Responsibilities – Implementing the Goals,” prepared by the Bertelsmann Stiftung and the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), is available now on www.sdgindex.org.
President Trump on Friday called for Russia to be reinstated to the group of leading industrial nations meeting at the G-7 summit in Quebec, saying the Kremlin “should be a part” of the talks.
Four years after Euromaidan, the overall picture is bleak. Former Prime Minister Yuliya Tymoshenko has established a lead in the polls – but she has done so by profiting from social and economic problems rather than addressing past faults.
Could it be that Europe is facing yet another existential crisis, six years after financial meltdown threatened the eurozone's collapse?
It’s the kind of HUGE deal that Donald Trump promised would be a hallmark of his presidency: Poland wants a U.S. Army armored division permanently stationed on its territory as a deterrent against Russia, and it’s willing to pay up to $2 billion to make it happen.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe left for Russia on Thursday to hold a summit with President Vladimir Putin and to attend an economic forum, with bilateral economic cooperation likely to be high on the agenda.
It wasn’t a renewal of the wedding vows because the big ceremony never happened. It was two partners declaring they still want to be engaged — even though one is now playing hard to get.
Veterans of the last administration are learning a hard lesson: Policies constructed by executive order and executive agreement are just as easily blown up by them.
Jeb Bush said Donald Trump would be a “chaos president.” And this week, President Trump lived up to the billing, choosing to defy virtually the entire world, including America’s closest European allies, and raising tensions in the most unstable part of the globe, the Middle East.
UN talks have been officially suspended as countries failed to resolve differences about implementing the Paris climate agreement.
It was never obvious that Donald Trump knew much about the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the nuclear deal with Iran, but he knew the important parts: It was Obama’s deal. It was a deal with Iran.
Feng Xiang, a professor of law at Tsinghua University, is one of China’s most prominent legal scholars. He spoke at the Berggruen Institute’s China Center workshop on artificial intelligence in March in Beijing.
The national security consequences of increasingly polarized publics have not yet registered in debates about the collective defense of the West.
In recent years, a growing number of G20 nation states have used various forms of summit diplomacy to enhance engagement with the African continent through regular high-level meetings.
Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski has been accused of traveling to Serbia to seek a lobbying contract with the country’s President Aleksandar Vucic and offering to set up phone calls between the Serbian leader and President Donald Trump.
Washington think tanks can churn out studies about Russia, but the rationale behind them usually lack deep, strong roots sunk into the American public.
For decades, solar power has been a bit player in the energy industry, overshadowed by fossil fuel giants. But today, solar is booming.
This past weekend, I attended a re-enactment of the Battle of Lexington, the battle that started the American Revolutionary War, in Massachusetts. The pleasure of being with children and grandchildren was my primary motive.
In Japan, they call it “the collapse of the ‘Chinese collapse’ theory.” The line, which harks back to more than a decade of dire predictions about China, is a joking way to describe the state of the Middle Kingdom’s economy.
European multinationals are aggressively pursuing one of milk’s few growth markets, where locals say they can’t compete.
In Washington, Republicans and Democrats generally look at China as a new imperial power in Africa: bad news for Africans.
The Pentagon’s latest National Defense Strategy rests on some shaky assumptions.
If you really want to understand President Trump's trade policies, don't read an economic text. Instead, you should read his 2004 bestseller, "The Art of the Deal." Trump's trade-negotiating tactics are straight from his book.
The EU has taken the lead in responding to abuse by the likes of Facebook, thanks to its new privacy standards and proposed greater taxation of peddlers of online personal data. Yet more is needed and feasible.
French President Emmanuel Macron also pledged support for Kurdish-dominated Syrian Democratic Forces