G-20

TAORMINA, ITALY - MAY 26:  German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. President Donald Trump arrive for the group photo at the G7 Taormina summit on the island of Sicily on May 26, 2017 in Taormina, Italy. Leaders of the G7 group of nations, which includes the Unted States, Canada, Japan, the United Kingdom, Germany, France and Italy, as well as the European Union, are meeting at Taormina from May 26-27.  (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

G-20 Communique May Further Isolate U.S. on Climate Change

It’s likely that 19 countries will affirm their commitment to the Paris Climate agreement, leaving Trump alone in rejecting it.

Russia's President Vladimir Putin (R) greets his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping during a document signing ceremony in Moscow, on March 22, 2013. Xi Jinping arrived today in Moscow on his first foreign trip, to cement ties between the two countries by inking a raft of energy and investment accords. AFP PHOTO/ ALEXANDER NEMENOV        (Photo credit should read ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Russia and China Hold Hands Ahead of G-20 Summit

Expect trade deals and more anti-U.S. posturing as the Chinese president meets with Putin ahead of the G-20 summit.

Performers wearing masks of (L-R) German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron and US President Donald Trump hold a placard reading: "Better off equal! close the gap between rich and poor" during a demonstration called by several NGOs ahead of the G20 summit in Hamburg on July 2, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / John MACDOUGALL        (Photo credit should read JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Thousands of Protesters Prepare to Jeer Trump, Putin, and Erdogan at G-20 Summit

German chancellor Angela Merkel reportedly chose Hamburg to show how protests are tolerated in democracies.

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Obama Is No Longer a Friend

Why Russia's dissidents have soured on the U.S. president.

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Wane, Wax, Whatever

Why Obama's walking a thin tightrope getting the public on board for a Syrian intervention.

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Below the Radar

Worried about how Edward Snowden will affect President Obama's visit to Russia next month? Moscow isn't.

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G Is for Grab Bag

On the march with the motley crew of G-8 protesters in Belfast.

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Seizing the Moment

The world’s leading nations are convening a meeting on the fight against corruption. Here’s what they ought to be discussing.

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Trouble on the Home Front

The Petraeuses aren’t the military family we should be worried about.

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The Corruption Pandemic

Why corruption is set to become one of the defining political issues of the 21st century.

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Losing at the IMF

The Obama administration set out to reform the international financial system, but now finds itself on the defensive. What went wrong?

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Argentina’s Deadbeat Mom

Cristina Fernández de Kirchner refuses to pay Argentina's massive debts -- and that's why she has to go.

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Preventing the Next Food Crisis

As drought devastates this year's grain harvest, it's vital that countries don't make a bad situation worse.

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In Search of Merbama

Will Barack Obama's wooing of the German chancellor pay dividends in November?

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The Exclusion Zone

G-20 leaders are out of ideas and out of touch. No wonder their citizens are so angry.

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