Monthly Archives: April 2012

A ‘Temperature-Taking’ on Global Summitry Health and Well-Being

  [Editors Note:  This post is somewhat long - too long -  my apologies, as I am attempting to describe the meaning of 'Global Summitry'.  The explanation follows.] It was the receipt of a very informative piece by Mexico’s Minister … Continue reading

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Forward – Not Forward – Success and Failure at the G20!

    The G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bankers met this past weekend at the Spring Meetings of the IMF and the World Bank. The news story was the success of the IMF’s Managing Director Christine Lagarde to raise approximately … Continue reading

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Strange Members

    This narrative is not about odd appendages – although possibly metaphorically – it is.  It is about who is – and who is not – strange members in some of the ‘Informals’ – in this case the BRICS … Continue reading

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A Focus on Dialogue in the Face of “Strategic Distrust”

  A significant document on China-US relations was released by the John L. Thorton China Center at Brookings to coincide with the visit to the United States of China’s likely next leader Xi Jinping last month.  The document, “Addressing US-China … Continue reading

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