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Summing up the U.S.-China summit: baby steps forward

Nina Hachigian (blog)

Summing up the U.S.-China summit: baby steps forward

Worldfocus contributing blogger Nina Hachigian analyzes the outcome of the recent U.S.-China meeting. While no great gains were made, she says that the cautious Chinese steps towards engagement signal a welcome change in Beijing's foreign policy.

Posted: November 18, 2009 15:56   Comments: 1
Global recession looms as G-8 leaders convene in Italy

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Global recession looms as G-8 leaders convene in Italy

At the annual G-8 summit, the gathering of leaders from the world's largest economies, the global recession remains a big concern. John Authers of The Financial Times discusses what new regulations may be proposed at the summit and where the markets could be headed.

Posted: July 8, 2009 14:51   Comments: 0
The three-ring G-8 summit

Nina Hachigian (blog)

The three-ring G-8 summit

There are a lot of problems surrounding the current G-8 summit in Italy, writes Worldfocus blogger Nina Hachigian, but the underlying trouble is the G-8 itself. The world simply needs a different set of countries at the high table of global governance to tackle today's challenges.

Posted: July 8, 2009 13:44   Comments: 3
House made of BRICs

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House made of BRICs

This week, leaders from the emerging powers of Brazil, Russia, India and China came together for a summit. The BRIC nations are at a privileged point in their evolution, writes Worldfocus blogger Nina Hachigian -- they are increasingly powerful but are not wealthy or influential enough for the world’s citizens to expect them to solve serious problems.

Posted: June 18, 2009 10:05   Comments: 6
Iran hosts trilateral summit with Afghanistan, Pakistan

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Iran hosts trilateral summit with Afghanistan, Pakistan

Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai, Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Pakistan's President Asif Ali Zardari met on Sunday to discuss their nations' potential cooperation on a wide range of issues, from drug trafficking to militant insurgencies. Marvin Weinbaum of the Middle East Institute discusses the summit.

Posted: May 25, 2009 11:12   Comments: 2
Estonia emerges from Soviet rule to fight in Afghanistan

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Estonia emerges from Soviet rule to fight in Afghanistan

After NATO backed President Obama's new approach to the war in Afghanistan at a summit this weekend, Worldfocus reports on the commitment of one NATO ally -- the small eastern European nation of Estonia, population 1.3 million.

Posted: April 6, 2009 13:28   Comments: 15
Middle East discusses peace in Damascus

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Middle East discusses peace in Damascus

A Worldfocus contributing blogger assesses progress from the Damascus summit on Middle East peace.

Posted: September 9, 2008 15:25   Comments: 0

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