Finally the architecture of the G-20 is changing, writes Worldfocus blogger Nina Hachigian, and the major powers are going through experiments in accountability.
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Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs magazine and Rana Foroohar of Newsweek discuss the week's top stories: The debate over next steps in the war in Afghanistan and the global economic summit in Pittsburgh.
The agenda for this week’s G-20 meeting is full, writes Worldfocus blogger Nina Hachigian, but when leaders sit down in Pittsburgh to discuss banking regulation, energy and poverty alleviation, one question will not be on the table -- the question of who should be at the table in the first place.
The G-20 summit is getting under way in Pittsburgh. John Authers of the Financial Times discusses the state of the global economy and what may come from the summit.
Richard Haass of the Council on Foreign Relations and Carla Robbins of The New York Times discuss the week's top stories: The G-20 summit meeting, the meeting between President Obama and his Russian counterpart and whether Iran and the United States actually talked this week or not.
Martin Wolf of the Financial Times of London discusses whether the measures announced by the G-20 leaders in London will have a real impact on the global economic crisis.
As U.S. President Barack Obama prepares for the G-20 economic summit and offers assurances that differences between world leaders are exaggerated, a Worldfocus contributing blogger argues that member states' interests are too divergent to find an economic fix, and that the G-20 is not a representative international body.
Reginald Dale, a senior fellow in the Europe program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, discusses the divide over regulation between France and Germany and the UK and U.S. and whether Russia will respond to President Obama's pledge to "reset" the relationship with Russia.
John Authers of the Financial Times speaks about a new wave of protests and strikes in France aimed at getting the government to do more to ease the deepening crisis, and discusses whether the European Union will be able to come up with a unified position ahead of G-20 talks next month.