China strengthens trading ties in Africa
Within a couple of years, China is expected to surpass the U.S. as Africa's primary trading partner, with a projected trading relationship worth $100 billion a year.
Posted: October 13, 2008 23:29
Economies salvaged, but likely to shrink
Brad Setser, a fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, discusses the historic government response to the international credit crisis.
Posted: October 13, 2008 16:20
Sunni-Shiite cyber war escalates
Marking the most recent attack in the Sunni-Shiite cyber war, hackers hijack the Internet domain of a pan-Arab TV station, Al Arabiya.
Posted: October 13, 2008 14:38
North Korea and U.S. build new political relationship
After the U.S. announces the removal of North Korea from its terrorist list, North Korea allows U.N. inspectors to visit nuclear facilities.
Posted: October 13, 2008 14:14
Chinese investment in Africa soars
The debate on China's expanding investments and interests in Africa falls somewhere between paranoia and praise.
Posted: October 13, 2008 08:27
Israeli Arabs and Jews remain on edge after riots
Approximately 20 percent of Israeli citizens are Arab. In Acre -- a northern Israeli city with a mixed population of Jews and Arabs -- tensions remain high following four nights of rioting and sectarian violence.
Posted: October 13, 2008 08:25
Bush to meet G7 to discuss market turmoil
Sharyn O'Halloran, professor of political science at Columbia University, discusses the difficulty of coordinating international banking efforts.
Posted: October 10, 2008 19:53
Week in review: Markets, Afghanistan and North Korea
Carla Robbins of The New York Times and Richard Haass of the Council on Foreign Relations review the major events of the week.
Posted: October 10, 2008 18:56