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Iraq’s recently concluded, inconclusive elections will be followed in August by the pullout of American troops, making this a good time to ask what American taxpayers have achieved wi
Iraq's Parliamentary election results were announced Friday afternoon: Ayad Allawi's Iraqi National Movement garnered 91 Parliamentary seats, Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's State of Law 89.
Three years ago, a study of low and declining prices on Iraq's debt by Michael Greenstone of MIT helped paint a bleak picture of the effectiveness of the surge, as, for example, in this November 2007
The short answer is “yes”. Yet possibly much more serious challenges to the euro will arise in the future unless some important changes are made in the European Monetary Union (EMU).
The resilience of emerging market economies severely hit by the panic of 2008 is amazing, especially in comparison with the long emerging market crisis period of a decade ago.
“Lessons from the Financial Crisis for Monetary Policy in Emerging Markets” was the title for the 2010 L.K. Jha Lecture, which I gave this week at the Reserve Bank of India in Mumbai.
Abdul Ghani Baradar, the Taliban's putative No. 2 and organizer of military operations was captured several days ago at a madrassa near the Pakistani city of Karachi. U.S.
The purpose of terrorism, wherever it occurs, is to create fear that is disproportionate to the size of any terrorist risk. As Posner indicates, many people have considerable fear of flying even under the best of circumstances.