The threat to Brazil’s democracy
by Ian Bremmer - September 8, 2022 - 12:00am
Brazil’s presidential election campaign is in full swing after officially kicking off on Aug. 16, pitting leftist former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (‘Lula’) against right wing incumbent...
Pelosi’s trip exposes Taiwan dilemmas
by Ian Bremmer - August 9, 2022 - 12:00am
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the most powerful member of the United States Congress, has now returned from a trip to Asia, which included a stopover in Taiwan.
Russia has already lost the war
by Ian Bremmer - June 9, 2022 - 12:00am
Russia continues to make gains on the ground in Ukraine, particularly in the Donbas region where the war’s fighting is now most intense.
China in the global economy
by Ian Bremmer - May 8, 2022 - 12:00am
Over the next decade, will China become stronger or weaker?
China vs COVID... and its collateral damage
by Ian Bremmer - April 30, 2022 - 12:00am
The number of Chinese citizens now infected with the Omicron variant is on the rise.
China vs COVID... and its collateral damage
by Ian Bremmer - April 29, 2022 - 12:00am
China’s leaders have a story to tell.
The world at war
by Ian Bremmer - April 1, 2022 - 12:00am
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has created tremendous uncertainty for tens of millions of people, but there is one thing we can be sure of: Russia and the West are now at war.
Ignoring the turmoil ‘over there’
by Ian Bremmer - February 15, 2022 - 12:00am
In the days and weeks that followed the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, a consensus emerged about how best to prevent such catastrophes in the future.
Government vs big tech
by Ian Bremmer - January 9, 2022 - 12:00am
In 2022, the digital technologies that are already transforming our lives, in many ways for the better, will expose new vulnerabilities in our lives and societies.
Keeping an eye on Ukraine
by Ian Bremmer - December 12, 2021 - 12:00am
Russia has moved nearly 100,000 soldiers into position near its border with Ukraine over the past several weeks. I
The J curve
by Ian Bremmer - October 10, 2021 - 12:00am
Fifteen years ago, I wrote a book called “The J Curve: A New Way to Understand Why Nations Rise and Fall.” My aim was to help readers understand why some emerging market countries continue to emerge while...
Rough year for democracy in Brazil
by Ian Bremmer - September 16, 2021 - 12:00am
Collapse in Afghanistan
by Ian Bremmer - August 24, 2021 - 12:00am
In selling withdrawal, Biden weeks ago assured Americans that it was “highly unlikely” for the Taliban to be “overrunning everything and owning the whole country.”
Collapse in Afghanistan
by Ian Bremmer - August 23, 2021 - 12:00am
The botched withdrawal from Afghanistan is the first major foreign policy crisis of the Biden administration.
Beware of Pegasus
by Ian Bremmer - August 12, 2021 - 12:00am
An Israeli company called NSO Group has created a spyware tool called Pegasus that gives its users an extraordinary ability to surveil and steal secrets from anyone who carries a smartphone.
Trump and Biden on China and Russia
by Ian Bremmer - July 22, 2021 - 12:00am
The conventional wisdom in the United States was that President Donald Trump was extremely tough on China, but suspiciously soft on Russia.
Hot year for Brazil
by Ian Bremmer - June 10, 2021 - 12:00am
Lula represents Brazil’s poorest people, those who feel that no one else in power cares about them.
Hot year for Brazil
by Ian Bremmer - June 9, 2021 - 12:00am
Brazil is headed for an ugly political confrontation that will culminate in next year’s bitterest (and most interesting) presidential election. Jair Bolsonaro and Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva are on a collision...
Competing with China
by Ian Bremmer - May 13, 2021 - 12:00am
The US-China relationship is heading for more confrontation both because there’s too much at stake politically for US President Joe Biden at home for him to look for a “reset,” and because Biden...
US-EU relations
by Ian Bremmer - April 15, 2021 - 12:00am
Donald Trump changed America not as much as his supporters wanted, but more than his critics hoped.
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