Winners & Losers

Winners China: Its diplomats extract a pledge that North Korea will not test again—and an apology!  Google Shareholders: The stock jumps on unexpectedly high profits. The Vietnam Analogy: It gets a boost from Bush himself. Industrial and Commercial Bank of China: The country’s largest lender is set to smash records with its IPO.   Losers Hugo Chávez: ...

By , a professor at Indiana University’s Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies.
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Winners

China: Its diplomats extract a pledge that North Korea will not test again—and an apology! 

Google Shareholders: The stock jumps on unexpectedly high profits.

Winners

China: Its diplomats extract a pledge that North Korea will not test again—and an apology! 

Google Shareholders: The stock jumps on unexpectedly high profits.

The Vietnam Analogy: It gets a boost from Bush himself.

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China: The country’s largest lender is set to smash records with its IPO.  

Losers

Hugo Chávez: An expensive campaign to nab a Security Council seat is coming up empty.

Iraqi PM Maliki: He’s losing control, and rumors are swirling that Washington wants a change.

Nigeria: A new report claims the country’s leaders have stolen $380 billion since independence. 

NGOs in Russia: Dozens are forced to shut down until their paperwork is in order.

David Bosco is a professor at Indiana University’s Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies. He is the author of The Poseidon Project: The Struggle to Govern the World’s Oceans. Twitter: @multilateralist

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