Topic: Group of Twenty
G20 leaders made it clear at this week's summit that they were not afraid to stand up to President Obama and US global economic policy. Were they motivated by midterm election results?
11/12/2010 05:10 pm
The Russian spy scandal has provoked an upheaval within the country's humiliated foreign intelligence agency. Some are pushing for a recreation of Soviet-era security machinery.
11/12/2010 01:20 pm
Obama may be leaning toward America-first moves at the expense of other nations. He should resist such steps while forging agreements on a new world economic order.
11/12/2010 12:58 pm
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President Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan are poised for progress when they meet this weekend.
11/12/2010 11:48 am
A potential free trade deal between the United States and South Korea stumbled Thursday over disputes on American beef and automobile exports to Asia's fourth-largest economy.
11/11/2010 12:34 pm
Obama will press for countries at the G20 summit to adopt measures for addressing trade imbalances. Also, the Obama administration recently stepped up talks with South Korea on modifying the free trade agreement with the US.
11/10/2010 04:21 pm
Seoul, which recently emerged from economic destitution, has placed development initiatives high on the G20 agenda.
11/10/2010 12:46 pm
As world leaders gather in Seoul for their first G20 meeting in Asia, some economists argue that the push for stronger Asian currencies – particularly the Chinese yuan – will spur productivity gains.
11/10/2010 11:42 am
The Group of 20 faces a lot of heat each time it gathers. Streets swell with protesters and clashes with police often end in property damage and violence. But the contention doesn’t end at the doors to the meeting rooms. Within the G20, there are some significant divides on key trade issues.
11/10/2010 11:16 am