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Roundtable: Pressing Issues for the Transatlantic Partners as a Result of the Ukraine Crisis August 01, 2014 / Berlin, Germany

While participants appeared appreciative of the new US and European sanction regime towards Russia, they also acknowledged that many questions remain open such as the odds of finding a political solution, how to cooperate with the oligarchs and Ukrainian civil society on stabilizing and transforming Ukraine and how far the western governments would be willing to go in order to avoid a military option.

BUILD: Bilbao Urban Innovation Leadership Dialogues July 30, 2014

This video wraps up the conference with interviews from participants explaining why they found BUILD an engaging, useful, informative experience. #GMFBUILD

BUILD: Creative Leadership Underpins Urban Development July 25, 2014

In this video, participants from GMF's and Bilbao International's first BUILD discuss themes related to leadership and urban transformation.

Beijing’s Bargain of a Decade October 01, 2012 / Minxin Pei
Wall Street Journal


The twin announcements coming out of Beijing last Friday may strike most as an incongruous pair. The first is the welcome news that the Politburo of the Communist Party has finally picked a start date, Nov. 8, for the 18th Party Congress, when it will complete a once-in-decade leadership transition. Second, the disgraced former Chongqing Party chief Bo Xilai was expelled from the Party and his case has been transferred to prosecutors. That Mr. Bo was charged with corruption shows how the Party's image is still tarnished, which may dampen the festivity of a historic occasion.

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