Ian Bremmer
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The Iran wildcard
by Ian Bremmer - March 19, 2023 - 12:00am
Late last month, as part of its monitoring of Iran’s nuclear program, the International Atomic Energy Agency reported trace amounts of uranium at 84 percent enrichment.
Rogue Russia
by Ian Bremmer - February 11, 2023 - 12:00am
In January, British officials announced they had uncovered a dramatic cyberattack on the UK postal service that caused “severe disruption” to the computer systems that send mail abroad.
Maximum Xi
by Ian Bremmer - January 9, 2023 - 12:00am
Xi Jinping emerged from October’s 20th Party Congress with tighter control over the ruling Communist Party and, therefore, over China than any leader since Mao Zedong.
Rare good news from America’s chaotic politics
by Ian Bremmer - December 10, 2022 - 12:00am
Results from the recent US midterm elections have given Americans and the world a welcome bit of good news: The candidates threatening the integrity of US political institutions and future elections were soundly...
Nuclear options in Ukraine
by Ian Bremmer - November 14, 2022 - 12:00am
Will Russia use a nuclear weapon in Ukraine?
Crisis creates a stronger Europe
by Ian Bremmer - October 13, 2022 - 12:00am
The European Union has faced a series of emergencies in recent years.
The threat to Brazil’s democracy
by Ian Bremmer - September 8, 2022 - 12:00am
Brazil’s presidential election campaign is in full swing after officially kicking off on Aug. 16, pitting leftist former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (‘Lula’) against right wing incumbent...
Pelosi’s trip exposes Taiwan dilemmas
by Ian Bremmer - August 9, 2022 - 12:00am
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the most powerful member of the United States Congress, has now returned from a trip to Asia, which included a stopover in Taiwan.
Russia has already lost the war
by Ian Bremmer - June 9, 2022 - 12:00am
Russia continues to make gains on the ground in Ukraine, particularly in the Donbas region where the war’s fighting is now most intense.
China in the global economy
by Ian Bremmer - May 8, 2022 - 12:00am
Over the next decade, will China become stronger or weaker?
China vs COVID... and its collateral damage
by Ian Bremmer - April 30, 2022 - 12:00am
The number of Chinese citizens now infected with the Omicron variant is on the rise.
China vs COVID... and its collateral damage
by Ian Bremmer - April 29, 2022 - 12:00am
China’s leaders have a story to tell.
The world at war
by Ian Bremmer - April 1, 2022 - 12:00am
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has created tremendous uncertainty for tens of millions of people, but there is one thing we can be sure of: Russia and the West are now at war.
Ignoring the turmoil ‘over there’
by Ian Bremmer - February 15, 2022 - 12:00am
In the days and weeks that followed the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, a consensus emerged about how best to prevent such catastrophes in the future.
Government vs big tech
by Ian Bremmer - January 9, 2022 - 12:00am
In 2022, the digital technologies that are already transforming our lives, in many ways for the better, will expose new vulnerabilities in our lives and societies.
Keeping an eye on Ukraine
by Ian Bremmer - December 12, 2021 - 12:00am
Russia has moved nearly 100,000 soldiers into position near its border with Ukraine over the past several weeks. I
The J curve
by Ian Bremmer - October 10, 2021 - 12:00am
Fifteen years ago, I wrote a book called “The J Curve: A New Way to Understand Why Nations Rise and Fall.” My aim was to help readers understand why some emerging market countries continue to emerge while...
Rough year for democracy in Brazil
by Ian Bremmer - September 16, 2021 - 12:00am
Collapse in Afghanistan
by Ian Bremmer - August 24, 2021 - 12:00am
In selling withdrawal, Biden weeks ago assured Americans that it was “highly unlikely” for the Taliban to be “overrunning everything and owning the whole country.”
Collapse in Afghanistan
by Ian Bremmer - August 23, 2021 - 12:00am
The botched withdrawal from Afghanistan is the first major foreign policy crisis of the Biden administration.
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