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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.