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Mr. Abe Goes to Washington

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February 20, 2013

This week, Japan’s Prime Minister meets Obama. Gerald Wright explains what they need from each other, and why they may not get it.

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Power to the People

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November 11, 2011

Does globalization hijack democratic choice or thrive on it? Hancock asks, as Grecians protest.

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An Orderly Anarchy

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September 6, 2011

If the United States no longer runs the world—as most 9/11 retrospectives grimly conclude—who will take its place? Some predict a fast-rising China will soon dominate. Others foresee a period of rivalry and conflict among great-power equals. Yet, for the moment, what’s striking about the international scene is not the struggle for world domination, but […]