Monthly Archives: March 2012

Is it a Caucus; Or a Bloc?

      There has been a fair degree of speculation – and comment – going on around the global media and in the blogosphere whether the fourth Summit of the BRICS in New Delhi represents a new global leadership … Continue reading

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Taking the Good and the Bad with Global Summitry

      For the second time in as many years global leaders are gathering to discuss nuclear issues.  Once again, over 40 leaders are sitting down – on this occasion in Seoul – to discuss nuclear security.  From the … Continue reading

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An Encounter in South Africa

                I had the privilege these last few days to join a conversation between US and South African experts, here in Pretoria.  Hosted by Pretoria University and the US Stanley Foundation, the discussion … Continue reading

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Distractions, Distractions Distractions … Can Mexico Get the G20 Agenda Back on Track

            Mexico faces a very large task. Actually Mexican officials face two rather daunting tasks. The first is to persuade G20 officials and indeed G2o Leaders that notwithstanding  the crisis of the day, they must … Continue reading

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