Monthly Archives: March 2011

A Seminar on Money

Today in Nanjing – March 31st – the G20 have brought together the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bankers for what is billed as a Seminar on the International Monetary System.  The seminar has been organized by the French President … Continue reading

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Failing to Step Up

One thing I know my Brazilian colleagues are waiting for is a public commitment by President Obama – while in Brazil – to support Brazilian membership to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).  Obama while in India gave strong vocal … Continue reading

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The Birth and Consequences of a New Galaxy

“When we last saw our hero…”,  sorry I couldn’t resist writing that.  In any event, this is the second part (the first part is the previous blog post, ” The Origins and Consequences of the Two Global Governance Galaxies“) of … Continue reading

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The Origins and Consequences of Two Global Governance Galaxies

I know it’s a bit of cheat but I’ve decided that a blog post is the right place to be.  What am I talking about? Well, this week the International Studies Association (ISA) gathers  for its annual meeting in Montreal … Continue reading

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Stability and Instability Once Again – Could it Be …?

As I noted in the earlier blog post of about the same name as the above, I advised that I would use this blog post entry to review Alaister Iain Johnston’s article examining Yan Xuetong’s article,  “The Instability of Superficial … Continue reading

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“Friendship” or “Enmity” – Stability or Instability in the US-China Relationship

I was searching vain today for a blog post I’d supposedly done on Yan Xuetong’s analysis of the US-China relationship.  While I had reviewed the piece: “The Instability of Superficial Friendship”‘ in The Chinese Journal of International Politics, Vol.3 (2010), … Continue reading

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