Hoover Institution fellow Kori Schake discusses he BRICS — Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa — and the problems each country faces and why the expectation of seeing true change over the course of a few years is a pipe dream.
Athletes competing in the ancient Olympic games were venerated for their prowess and ability. Here, on these original Olympiad grounds of now toppled temples and former glory, visitors are reminded of the elevated role honor played within competition.
This summer Brazil will host Olympiad XXXI. It could become a vast real-world experiment to test whether, how and to what extent Zika virus infection will be spread globally after the expected half million attendees return to their home countries.
Hoover Institution fellow Kori Schake discusses 2015 headlines including Iran and the nuke deal; the imploding left of Latin America; Putin’s new role as mediator in the Syria talks; and David Cameron’s surprise election win.
The Colombian government and the FARC rebel group recently announced a transitional justice agreement and final date to end the Colombia’s long-running armed conflict. Attention is now turning to the future implementation of the comprehensive peace agreement.