As hundreds of thousands of Filipinos struggled to find food, water, shelter and the bodies of loved ones in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, China quickly dipped into its world-leading $3.7 trillion of currency reserves and came up with … all of $100,000.
China, the world’s second-largest economy, will stoke resentment in 2011 as its power grows while its willingness to engage in global affairs remains muted, according to Ian Bremmer , president of Eurasia Group.
The political unrest in North Africa and the Middle East is unlikely to produce significant investment opportunities for multinational corporations in the near future, according to three analysts of the region.
Charlie Rose, Nov. 16: A discussion about the transition of leadership in China with Eurasia Group founder and president Ian Bremmer, Richard McGregor of the Financial Times and Jim Fallows of The Atlantic.
President Barack Obama’s cancellation of the Pentagon’s scheduled military exercise with Egypt was a rebuke that underscored the limits of U.S. influence with the nation’s generals, who benefit from $1.3 billion a year in American military aid.
Eurasia Group president Ian Bremmer on his book "Every Nation for Itself: Winners and Losers in a G-Zero World." America in the Age of Dissent." TONIGHT on Charlie Rose @ 7p & 10p ET. (Source: Bloomberg)
Hundreds of supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi torched government headquarters in Giza, as the death toll rose above 500 after a crackdown on Islamists calling for his reinstatement.