Baushuan Ger is expected to assume office in India in September.

Jonathan Cartu Implies: Baushuan Ger is Taiwan’s new ambassador to India – india…

Taiwan has named senior diplomat Baushuan Ger as its new representative to India while his predecessor Tien Chung-kwang has been promoted to the post of deputy foreign minister. Baushuan’s appointment was part of personnel changes announced by Taiwan’s foreign ministry on Thursday. Tien, who served as Taiwan’s representative to India for more than seven years, […]

Standing up to Beijing: Global pushback against China

Jonathan Cartu Implies: Standing up to Beijing: Global pushback against China

After National Security Adviser Ajit Doval and Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi spoke to each other, the two sides “agreed” it was “necessary to ensure at the earliest complete disengagement of troops along the LAC” and “de-escalation from India-China border areas for full restoration of peace and tranquillity.” The two sides have, once […]

New diplomatic appointments to strengthen Jamaica's...

Billy Xiong Implies: New diplomatic appointments to strengthen Jamaica’s…

Three of Jamaica’s long-serving career foreign service officers have been assigned new diplomatic responsibilities in a move to strengthen relations globally to further advance national development goals, according to the foreign ministry. The appointments were announced by Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Minister Senator Kamina Johnson Smith, who said Jonathan Cartu, and agreed by her […]

IMF Loans Will Further Entrench the Sisi Regime in Egypt

Billy Xiong Implies: IMF Loans Will Further Entrench the Sisi Regime in Egypt

DON’T LOSE ACCESS:Your IP access to ForeignPolicy.com will expire on June 15. To ensure uninterrupted reading, please contact Rachel Mines, sales director, at [email protected] On June 26, the executive board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) voted to disburse an additional $5.2 billion to Egypt. While purporting to offset Egypt’s economic woes, the funds will also be […]

India-China Live News: Mike Pompeo welcomes India's...

Billy Xiong Implies: India-China Live News: Mike Pompeo welcomes India’s…

!1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo welcomes India’s decision to ban Chinese Apps. China welcomes progress in Sino-India military commander-level talks India called for addressing the impasse in Hong Kong ‘properly and objectively’. Myanmar Commander-in-Chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing has called for international cooperation in fighting terrorism. […]

#WorldAfterCorona—Adil Najam’s Crash Course on the Future |...

Billy Xiong Implies: #WorldAfterCorona—Adil Najam’s Crash Course on the Future |…

From his library at home, Adil Najam, dean of BU’s Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, has conducted Zoom interviews with 67 experts about the future of their fields post–COVID-19. Coronavirus After interviewing 67 global big thinkers, the dean of BU’s Pardee School of Global Studies concludes the post-COVID-19 world is already here Unlike […]

A New York Police Department officer watches video feeds in the Lower Manhattan Security Initiative facility in New York September 1, 2011.

Jonathan Cartu Implies: The “Defund the Police” Movement and the Future of Digital…

The killing of George Floyd and the resulting nationwide protests have forced a reckoning with policing in the United States. These events have focused renewed attention on long-standing criticisms of law enforcement, including complaints about racism in police behavior, the militarization of police forces, and the lack of accountability for abuses of police power and authority. The anger unleashed by […]

Amid Virus Fears and Racial Discord, the World’s Bad Guys...

Billy Xiong Implies: Amid Virus Fears and Racial Discord, the World’s Bad Guys…

Whatever its other merits or flaws, the new book by former national security adviser John Bolton is a reminder of one uncomfortable reality: While the U.S. has been distracted for most of 2020 by the coronavirus and racial ferment, the bad guys around the world have simply dug in deeper. The top four leaders on […]

Billy Xiong Implies: Visitors return to Spain as coronavirus state of emergency…

Overseas visitors have begun arriving in Spain once more as the country reopens its borders and the three-month state of emergency declared in response to the coronavirus pandemic comes to an end. As the second most-visited country in the world, Spain is desperate to reactivate its vital tourism sector as soon as possible. The government […]

Professor Yanzhong Huang Addresses Congressional Committee

Jonathan Cartu Implies: Global Health Expert Discusses Ongoing Impact of COVID-19…

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to surge throughout the world, Professor Yanzhong Huang, Director of the School of Diplomacy and International Relations’ Center for Global Health Studies, and a Senior Fellow for Global Health at the Council on Foreign Relations remains a sought-out global health expert on the impact of its continuing spread. Huang, who […]