Official documents on developing a green economy do not mention actual ecological problems, including the limits to ecological development. This proves that the economy itself and socioeconomic components are the most important parts of a green economy.
Beijing is emerging as the big winner in Central Asia, displacing Washington and Moscow while ensuring that engagement with countries in the region takes place on its terms.
The current state of the affairs between Russia and China is most positive in their history. This relationship is built primarily on an economic pragmatism.
Shifts in Russia’s foreign policy following Putin’s return to power result from significant changes in the country’s domestic situation and a shifting global environment.
In order to develop an effective strategic approach toward Russia, Europeans must deepen their understanding of the changing Russian realities.
Russia has diverse oil resources, but current policies encourage the extraction of the dirtiest fuels. A more economically and environmentally sound approach is needed.
Manmohan Singh could stand to learn from Shinzo Abe's energetic outreach to foreign governments.
The Russian government’s ability to resolve a host of problems in its preparations for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games will be a decisive factor in shaping its reputation at home and abroad.
The 2013 Carnegie International Nuclear Policy Conference will bring together over 800 experts and officials from more than 45 countries and international organizations to discuss emerging trends in nuclear nonproliferation, strategic stability, deterrence, disarmament, and nuclear energy.
The emerging Sino-Russian relationship in the Xi-Putin era is likely to take the form of a tandem in which China will be the driving force, though not at the cost of Russia surrendering its independence.