The Multilateralist

Morning multilateralism, Oct. 18

Many of the world’s central bankers and the IMF met today in Shanghai; IMF chief Strauss-Kahn reportedly said nice things about capital controls.  Ban Ki-moon warns on eve of G20 summit: "No country or group — no matter how powerful — can take on the major issues of the day alone." Merkel and Sarkozy talk ...

Many of the world’s central bankers and the IMF met today in Shanghai; IMF chief Strauss-Kahn reportedly said nice things about capital controls. 

Ban Ki-moon warns on eve of G20 summit: "No country or group — no matter how powerful — can take on the major issues of the day alone."

Merkel and Sarkozy talk missile defense, encourage Medvedev to attend upcoming NATO summit. Plus, does Sarkozy want a Security Council for Europe?

India and Germany huddle to discuss their 2011 U.N. Security Council strategies.

Satisfied by recent progress, the IMF approves funds for Bosnia.

Arab League calls for boycott of international tourism conference in Israel.

"A lot of states are getting cold feet:" The European Union starts to wobble on tough debt restrictions.

India plans push to conclude the Doha round of trade talks.

Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe chastises Tajikistan for media restrictions.

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