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U.S. expects Japan to elevate efforts in war and economy

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U.S. expects Japan to elevate efforts in war and economy

As Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso heads to Washington, a Worldfocus contributing blogger argues that the U.S.-Japan alliance is seeing rebirth and that the U.S. has stepped up its expectations of Japan.

Posted: February 24, 2009 10:54   Comments: 0
Clinton ends Asia tour stressing economic ties in China

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Clinton ends Asia tour stressing economic ties in China

Cheng Li of the Brookings Institution discusses U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's talks with China and whether American-Chinese relations are at a turning point.

Posted: February 23, 2009 15:37   Comments: 0
Taiwanese men return from mainland China empty-handed

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Taiwanese men return from mainland China empty-handed

In recent years, men from Taiwan left behind families to look for work on the Chinese mainland. Now, as the economic crisis deepens, writes a Worldfocus contributing blogger, these men are headed back to Taiwan with empty pockets.

Posted: February 23, 2009 09:39   Comments: 4
This week: Economic shock waves, Afghanistan, Pakistan

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This week: Economic shock waves, Afghanistan, Pakistan

Dan Rather of "Dan Rather Reports" and Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs magazine discuss the week's top stories: Shock waves in the global economy, the controversial peace plan between Pakistan and Taliban militants and more American troops headed to Afghanistan.

Posted: February 20, 2009 16:13   Comments: 2
Global stocks erode after Obama signs stimulus package

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Global stocks erode after Obama signs stimulus package

Roben Farzad of BusinessWeek magazine discusses the U.S. stimulus package and the steady decline of world markets, particularly in Europe.

Posted: February 20, 2009 10:08   Comments: 1
Tune in: Online radio show on China’s role in Africa

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Tune in: Online radio show on China’s role in Africa

A lot of chatter has surrounded China's interests in Africa. Worldfocus.org’s weekly radio show examined the roots of the China-Africa relationship dating back 50 years. Tune in now.

Posted: February 17, 2009 20:42   Comments: 2
Global economic crisis threatens U.S. security interests

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Global economic crisis threatens U.S. security interests

Steven Schrage of the Center for Strategic and International Studies discusses how the global economic downturn can lead to unrest and instability around the world, which in turn could impact the international community and U.S. security concerns.

Posted: February 13, 2009 13:28   Comments: 4
Foreign workers leave Dubai en masse as economy spirals

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Foreign workers leave Dubai en masse as economy spirals

The sprawling city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates is known for real estate, finance and trade. But now, with the slumping economy, many foreigners who worked in Dubai are being laid off and thousands are leaving.

Posted: February 12, 2009 12:37   Comments: 6
Tune in: Online radio show on Iceland’s collapse

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Tune in: Online radio show on Iceland’s collapse

Iceland has been called “the first political casualty of the global credit crisis.” What went wrong in Iceland, and is it a cautionary tale for the wider world? Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show explores Iceland's economic collapse and the country's future. Listen now.

Posted: February 10, 2009 19:13   Comments: 0
Emerging markets fare better in economic downturn

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Emerging markets fare better in economic downturn

Roben Farzad of BusinessWeek magazine discusses when and how the global economic downturn will bottom out, economic lessons from history and why countries like India and Brazil are faring relatively well compared to the U.S.

Posted: February 6, 2009 14:32   Comments: 0

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