Is the G-20 Still the World’s Crisis Committee?

Only by widening its remit beyond financial and economic concerns to include broader issues of foreign policy can the global body stay relevant.


Hitting the Islamic State’s Oil Isn’t Enough

Washington is bombing tankers and refineries to keep the terrorist group from profiting from its stolen oil. But oil isn’t the group’s biggest source of money.


Is Germany, Europe’s Rock, Starting to Crumble?

German Chancellor Angela Merkel saved the eurozone this summer. But a number of homegrown issues are straining her leadership.

The Cable

China Just Took Another Step Toward Joining the IMF’s Currency Country Club

China's renminbi is one step closer to joining the U.S. dollar and other premier global currencies in the IMF's reserve fund.

The Cable

Around the Globe, Opposition to Obama’s Sweeping Pacific Trade Deal Is Lining Up

The release of the text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership has critics lining up to try to bring it down.

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