Monthly Archives: June 2013

A Great Leap Forward in Diplomacy

 The so-called “shirt-sleeves” meeting between the two leaders of world’s largest and second largest economies has held in California (June 7-8). This informal summit between president Obama and president Xi has attracted world attention. A Harvard political scientist, Joseph S. … Continue reading

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TPP: A Gold Standard of Trade

  As a viable free-trade zone in Asia-Pacific, president Obama announced Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), to promote trade and investment between the U.S. and eight Pacific economies. Over the years some more countries are likely to become partners under TPP framework. … Continue reading

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Diplomacy is the Only Game Left

The news that the two major powers are preparing to convene an international conference on Syria is encouraging. The agreement between the U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov on making efforts to organize a … Continue reading

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