The upcoming British general election is the most unpredictable in a generation. This has been the result of a shift in power from the largest two parties to regional and periphery groups. This will have long term consequences for governance and policy in the UK.
Putin’s dream of reclaiming the former glory of the Soviet Union is in peril as Russia faces a major economic downturn.
Research shows that an increase in the relative use of renewable energy has the potential to alleviate negative effects of climate change. However, the current efforts are not enough to achieve sustainability goals.
Richard C. Bush III, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and East Asia policy expert, spoke with the Georgetown Public Policy Review about Hong Kong’s democratic movement and its impact on US-China relations.
Hong Kong’s prolonged protest exposed the ideological disparity between Hong Kong and its sovereign. Reconciling competing ideologies rather than repressing differences is difficult, but may make China’s rule over Hong Kong more legitimate and sustainable.
- <a href="http://gppreview.com/author/matthew-strabone/" rel="tag">Matthew Strabone</a>
- International Policy
- November 6, 2014
There has been a remarkable degree of cooperation between Washington and Beijing with respect to research on the radioactive chemical element thorium, a potentially important future source of safer nuclear energy. The U.S. appears to have given away the farm to China in terms of its previously world-leading thorium research as a part of a risky strategy to push the steep costs of further thorium development onto China in the belief that the U.S. can catch up when thorium’s commercial viability has been reached.
- <a href="http://gppreview.com/author/laura-wilson/" rel="tag">Laura Wilson</a>
- International Policy, Security
- October 23, 2014
A moral action is one that upholds and strengthens the ties that bind a community together, so how can a foreign incursion into sovereign territory be regarded as moral? The U.S.-led coalition’s military intervention against the Islamic State raises an interesting question about the place for morality in foreign affairs, and exposes this specific case for closer scrutiny of the presence of a moral argument.
- <a href="http://gppreview.com/author/gabriel-yorio-gonzalez/" rel="tag">Gabriel Yorio-Gonzalez</a>
- Economy, International Policy
- October 15, 2014
Legislative logrolling may be one determinant affecting the efficiency of public financial management in Latin American. This article studies a possible line of causality indicating how logrolling might have shaped differently public financial management reflecting variability in fiscal outcomes in the region.