Africa Is Bracing for a Head-On Collision With Coronavirus
As the pandemic reaches the continent, countries from Morocco to Malawi are facing a health crisis and an economic shock.
The Coronavirus Crisis Is a Diplomatic Opportunity for the United States and Iran
Washington and Tehran could use the public health emergency to show goodwill, dial down tensions while saving face, and avoid a dangerous confrontation.
Major Economies Face a ‘Sudden Stop’
Following Trump's European travel ban, Dow plunges 10 percent in the worst trading day since "Black Monday" 1987.
The Coronavirus Is Killing Globalization as We Know It
The outbreak has been a gift to nativist nationalists and protectionists, and it is likely to have a long-term impact on the free movement of people and goods.
Trump and Johnson Can Quickly Strike a Trade Deal—If They Avoid the Pitfalls
The U.S. and Britain both want a trade agreement post-Brexit. China and chickens could get in the way.
Blindsided on the Supply Side
The coronavirus outbreak has shown that supply-chain disruptions could wreak far greater havoc on the global economy—and national security—than most CEOs and governments realize.
So Long, and Say Thanks for All the Fish
The post-Brexit talks between Britain and Europe could hinge on whether the U.K. really tries to “take control” of its fisheries—or if Europe keeps access to British waters.
World Stock Markets Begin Betting on a Coronavirus Slowdown
Big declines in the United States, Europe, and Asia and an inverted yield curve indicate market players are starting to fear the worst.
What Trump Really Doesn’t Get About Trade
The U.S. president has disrupted the global economy for three years based on misguided notions about trade deficits. Now it’s Europe’s turn.
Will American Firms Put America First?
The Davos-inspired era of unrestrained globalization is over, and companies should start putting the national interests of their home countries ahead of profits.
Coronavirus Begins to Spread Economic Gloom Worldwide
Supply chain disruptions are upsetting markets globally, but especially in Asia.
Is Trump Putting U.S.-India Partnership at Risk Ahead of Visit?
By haggling over tiny trade issues, experts worry the Trump administration could weaken efforts to woo India as a strategic partner.
Coronavirus Threatens to Blow Up Trump’s Energy Trade Deal With China
The goals were never realistic, but now Beijing has good reason to back away from its purchase commitments to Washington.
It’s Africa’s Turn to Leave the European Union
The EU doesn’t treat the African Union as an equal partner. Unless the AU resets relations, it’s in for decades more of the same.
Trump Opens a New Front in the Trade Wars
With a new currency rule, the U.S. president will try to fix the damage caused by the very tariffs he imposed. But he could end up wreaking more havoc.
America Needs a New Economic Philosophy. Foreign Policy Experts Can Help.
The United States cannot get grand strategy right if it gets economic policy wrong.
Can China Replace the United States in Israel?
Talk of new Chinese-Israeli trade deals points to more complicated relationships with Washington to come.
Knock-On Effects of China’s Coronavirus May Be Worse Than Thought
China’s economy is bigger and weaker than during SARS, and ripple effects are already being felt across supply chains and in commodities markets.