The Responsibility to Participate: The Problem of Global Engagement in Responding to the Syrian Refugee Crisis

February 4, 2016

By Charles H. Camp and Theresa Bowman Despite the unanimous agreement of United Nations member states to commit as an international community to global



A Disunited United States: What the 2016 Election Says About America

February 4, 2016

By Leonard Steinhorn The 2016 election may be focused on the rise of Donald Trump, but the Trump candidacy is possible only because America is a nation deeply



The Strategic Significance of Central Asia

February 4, 2016

By David Denoon The collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 led to the creation of five newly independent states in Central Asia: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan,

Africa & Middle East


The Dirty War on Syria: No Popular Uprising

February 4, 2016

By Tim Anderson The world has been deceived over the conflict in Syria. It was always a ‘regime change’ dirty war and never a popular uprising. The root of




The Internet in China: How the Network is Shaping the PRC’s Economic and Social Landscape

February 4, 2016

By Eric Harwit Chinese e-commerce and communications companies are playing leading roles in the nation’s continued Internet development. These corporations

Climate Change & Society


Why Selling the SDGs Isn’t As Easy As ABC

February 4, 2016

By Belinda Goldsmith Amid much hype and expectation, the 193 member states of the United Nations last September agreed on a new ambitious set of global goals


Harvesting The Biosphere

February 4, 2016

Culture & Lifestyle


The Culture Map – Decoding How People Think, Lead, and Get Things Done Across the World

February 4, 2016

By Erin Meyer Cultural differences lead to confusion, misunderstanding and needless conflict in the business world. In this article, Erin Meyer discusses the


Harvesting The Biosphere

February 4, 2016

Business & Innovation


Make it New: The History of Silicon Valley Design

February 4, 2016

By Barry M. Katz Barry Katz’s book Make it New: The History of Silicon Valley Design sets out to answer the question of how ‘design’ evolved from a

Islamic Finance


Islamic investors benefits from wider use of integrated reporting, better governance requirements

January 30, 2016

Summit will identify how Islamic finance can benefit and support expansion of traditional responsible finance in emerging economies by supporting integrated

Governance & Regulation


Where Have All the American Banks Gone?

December 1, 2015

By Robert E. Wright and Richard Sylla With the evolution of banking over the years, many banks have flourished and declined in America. It has piqued our