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YaleGlobal Online Articles

Pallavi Aiyar
, 17 April 2014
Democracy in India and Indonesia is exuberant – but coalition governance struggles to address challenges
Harold Hongju Koh
, 3 October 2013
Humanitarian interventions, as proposed by Obama on Syria, shape responsibility to protect
Riaz Hassan
, 15 April 2014
Demographics require Pakistan to seek stable Afghanistan with power-sharing among ethnic groups
Alistair Burnett
, 11 February 2014
Old grievances, shifting power balance, spur Asian tensions as in 1914
Will Hickey
, 8 April 2014
Governments refuse to tally true costs of fossil fuels and fail to escape industry dependence

In the News

, 28 January 2008
Western investors are only partly successful in reshaping the governing boards of foreign firms
Harun ur Rashid
Eurasian Review
, 18 April 2014
Abstention on UN Crimea resolution does not signal neutrality
Tony Burman
The Toronto Star
, 1 April 2014
Television news tries to entertain
Jonathan Kaiman
The Guardian
, 17 April 2014
Environmental protection is an economic priority


Daniel Yergin
, 18 June 2010

In an interview with Nayan Chanda, Daniel Yergin, one of the world’s leading experts on energy, discusses the future of dependence on oil and a push towards efficiency. He also talks about the “globalization of demand”, that the success of globalization is reflected in rising energy demand.

Thomas. L. Friedman
, 9 November 2011

In an interview with YaleGlobal editor Nayan Chanda, Thomas. L. Friedman talks about his book That Used to Be Us. He explains the reasons for the slow decline of the United States, especially American failure to adapt to the hyperconnected world it helped to create, and also the path to recovery.

William J. Clinton
, 31 October 2003

At the invitation of the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization, former United States President Bill Clinton delivered a public lecture on global challenges at Yale University. Part 1 shows the introductions by Richard C. Levin and Ernesto Zedillo. Please install Real Player and click download in order to see the video.


Daniel Boese
, 22 October 2010

Germany is demonstrating steady progress in unshackling itself from fossil fuel dependence by converting to renewable energy sources. But the government's delay in phasing out highly profitable nuclear power stations adds more uncertainty to the globe’s energy future.

Jonathan Fenby
, 13 April 2011

China, claiming an aversion to using force for international conflicts, hedges on Libya

Harsh V. Pant
, 1 April 2011

A new world order – depending on the BRICs – is not emerging anytime soon

Bound Together Column

Nayan Chanda
, 20 February 2014
Political parties discover subsidies carry an array of costs
Nayan Chanda
, 3 September 2013
India's IT industry cannot afford complacency
Nayan Chanda
The Times of India
, 11 September 2013
Water shortages, climate change are security threats

Book Reviews

Ian Goldin, Geoffrey Cameron and Meera Balarajan
Princeton University Press
Exceptional People is a comprehensive and objective study of migration that convincingly counters this narrative with research rather than bold rhetoric.
Stephen Kinzer
New York: Times Books
Regime change has been an integral part of US foreign policy for more than 100 years.
Medard Gabel & Henry Bruner
New York: The New Press
One of the major agents of globalization - the multinational corporation - has been alternately portrayed as global villain and global economic booster.

Book Excerpts

Daniel Griswold
Cato Institute
The book explains the benefits of free trade and globalization for middle-class, Main Street Americans.
Vivek Wadhwa with Alex Salkever
Wharton Digital Press, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
The history of the United States shows that immigrants have enriched the nation with innovations that lead to explosive job creation.
Thomas L. Friedman
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Economic growth, speeded by globalization and demanding populations, is slowly destroying the planet as we know it.

Academic Papers

David Lai
China Security Vol. 5 No. 1
Winter 2009
The PLA's move to go global is a natural outgrowth of China's expanding power
European Commission
9 June 2008
American and European governments will need to address major shifts in the global economy