28 June 2010
This e-book released by the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) right before the Toronto G-20 summit features a piece about China-US imbalances and Europe's fiscal crisis by US Studies Centre chief executive Professor Geoffrey Garrett. In it (chapter 22), Professor Garrett says that as the global crisis subsides, focus is shifting to the global imbalances. He argues that China-US economic imbalances, and the challenge of managing them down politically as well as economically, are likely to become even more critical. Read chapter
24 June 2010
Sheehan has contributed the chapter "Liberation and Redemption in 1970s Rock Music" to the book The Shock of the Global The 1970s in Perspective written by Niall Ferguson, Charles S. Maier, Erez Manela and Daniel J. Sargent and published by Harvard University Press. Read Chapter
22 June 2010
This essay in the Israel Studies Forum (Vol. 25 Iss. 1) focuses on three broad issues crucial to a successful Arab-Israeli negotiated outcome including strong leadership, excellent timing, and proper management of the US-Israeli relationship. The essay reviews three recent books by former US policymakers: Martin Indyk’s Innocent Abroad, Daniel Kurtzer and Scott Lasensky’s Negotiating Arab-Israeli Peace, and Aaron David Miller’s The Much Too Promised Land. Read Article
VIDEOS & INTERVIEWS
Lobbyists are often blamed when legislation fails but Centre visitor Burdett A. Loomis says their negative impact is often overstated and that lobbying forms an important part of our modern democracy.
An armed attack during a Mother's Day parade in New Orleans has left 19 injured, but lecturer Adam Lockyer says it looks unlikely to progress the debate on gun reform in the US.