China ousts Japan, owning the most U.S. debt
Brad Setser of the Council on Foreign Relations discusses the shifting power dynamic accompanying China's economic ascendancy.
Posted: November 19, 2008 15:45
Blogwatch / Video
Italy’s immigration debate intensifies
In the northern city of Treviso, Italy, a gunslingling mayor cracks down on illegal immigration, even as accusations of racism linger.
Posted: November 19, 2008 15:02
China extends interests to Latin America
Chris Sabatini of the Council of the Americas discusses China's interests in the Americas and what impact this could have on the U.S.
Posted: November 19, 2008 15:01
Chinese workers head inland as factories close
As demands for exports decline, Chinese companies are going out of business and leaving thousands of workers without jobs.
Posted: November 14, 2008 14:32
In the Newsroom
Probing behind the Obama photo ops
Martin Savidge discusses the importance of multi-layered coverage of Africa and elsewhere.
Posted: November 10, 2008 15:45
China boosts global economies with $570 billion infusion
Shang Jin Wei of Columbia University's Business School discusses China's announcement of a stimulus plan, which boosted stock markets worldwide.
Posted: November 10, 2008 14:48
World weighs in on President-elect Obama
Journalists in six nations discuss international response to the U.S. presidential election and possible changes in world perception of America.
Posted: November 5, 2008 18:49
Obama faces economic and strategic challenges in Asia
Jamie Metzl of the Asia Society speaks about President-elect Barack Obama's challenges in China, Japan and North Korea.
Posted: November 5, 2008 15:43
Contrary to global trend, death penalty rises in Japan
Japan has hung 17 people this year -- the highest rate of execution in decades.
Posted: October 28, 2008 17:01
China’s tensions heighten with Muslim population
A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about escalating tensions between the Chinese government and the autonomous Uighur population.
Posted: October 22, 2008 12:47