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The Olympic Games and Asia’s Rise

Susan Brownell YaleGlobal, 27 November 2014
More Olympics games are hosted by cities beyond the West, and multinationals appreciate the expanded reach
NEW HAVEN : The withdrawal of Oslo’s bid to host the 2022 Olympic Winter Games has provoked consternation in the West. Only Almaty and Beijing-Zhangjiakou remain in the competition to host the global mega event. As if to underscore a shift in the world order, all seven Olympic Games and FIFA Soccer World Cups after the London 2012 Olympics will be hosted outside the traditional western powers – three of them by Asian nations. More >

To Contain Ebola Outbreaks, First Train Caregivers

Manisha Juthani-Mehta YaleGlobal, 25 November 2014
The risks are high - Ebola diagnosis, treatment, care should be left to teams of well-trained providers

Threat for India: Islamic State, Al Qaeda and Taliban

Saroj Kumar Rath YaleGlobal, 20 November 2014
NATO’s drawdown in Afghanistan and rise of Islamic State leave India vulnerable to terrorism

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Chris Mooney
The Washington Post, 28 November 2014
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Nayan Chanda
Businessworld, 26 November 2014
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Robert J. Shiller
Project Syndicate, 26 November 2014
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Keith Johnson
Foreign Policy, 25 November 2014
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