Hosting Refugees and Migrants Is a Global Public Good

Jul 16, 2020

On June 20, we celebrated World Refugee Day. This was an opportune time for us all to pay attention to the challenge of forced displacement today. Strikingly, the world is facing the largest forced displacement crisis since World War II, with nearly 80 million people having fled their countries...

Deutsche Bank Regrets Its “Association” With Jeffrey Epstein

Jul 10, 2020

Deutsche Bank looms over vast swaths of the European economy as a financial powerhouse. It carries a reputation, even among its German customers, of being the schoolyard bully in the nation’s prestigious banking industry.  The New York Times, in an article by Matthew Goldstein, has...

Trump’s Ambiguous Battle Against Middle East Turmoil

Jul 03, 2020

On June 24, Al Jazeera’s reporter at the White House attempted to determine President Donald Trump’s position on the Israeli plan to begin illegally annexing occupied Palestinian territories in the West Bank. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had promised to begin operations on July...

Will Deutsche Bank Survive Its Latest Crisis?

Dec 08, 2018

Deutsche Bank is in hot water after recent raids by police. What will happen next? Deutsche Bank faces its most severe test yet in the wake of police raids on its Frankfurt offices on November 29 over suspicions of helping its clients in money laundering. The scene was dramatic: 170 officers...

In China, Opportunities Trump Risks

May 28, 2017

The US should not fear China’s ambitious infrastructure projects. It should jump onboard. The first freight train shipment from Britain to China began its journey in April following the first freight rail shipment from China to Britain in January. Traveling from one end of the vast Eurasian...