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The new BRICS bank could rival the IMF or fall flat on its face. Either way, it's a sign of shifting global power and influence.
Despite resistance on the parts of both countries, détente between Iran and the United States is preordained.
The world's two biggest polluters shouldn't be setting the terms for global climate talks.
Three reasons to be (a little) cheerful about the state of the world last year.
China’s policies of non-intervention and no first use of its nuclear weapons may be changing.
The lack of majority support for Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement is an example of developing nations’ inclination towards pragmatism, not liberalism and civil rights.
China appears to be aiding Iraq its fight against the Islamic State.
Being the world’s top economic power comes with many responsibilities, which China may be trying to sidestep.
Pakistan is playing fast and loose with the precautions to nuclear war.
Today, Asia is like the Kardashian clan: wealthy, contentious, and all up in the public’s face.