The Ukraine Crisis and Eastern Mediterranean Gas April 17, 2014
EventsMigration Strategy Group Conference: Competing for Labor in a Mobile World April 16, 2014 / Berlin, Germany
The Migration & Society Program of the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) in cooperation with the Robert Bosch Stiftung held a conference on “Competing for Labor in a Mobile World: Triple-Win Thinking in Current Labor Migration Policies.” The conference focused on the current challenges Germany and other countries face in the global competition for labor.
In a keynote address, S. Frederick Starr explains how the events in Crimea are representative of a larger Russian tactic of seeking out geopolitical vacuums and promoting them, only to be the actor that then fills that void. He characterizes this strategy as "filling vacuums", and claimed the West, and the United States in particular, should be prepared to fill these vacuums if they are serious of halting further progress of Russia's revanchist designsChina’s Efforts to Reduce Air Pollution March 14, 2014
Biz Asia America's Philip Yin is joined by Paul Bledsoe, President of Bledsoe & Associates to discuss how successful are China's efforts to shut down factories to reduce air pollution.
NYT Correspondent Gives Inside Perpsective on Journalism in China
January 03, 2013
In this interview from Stockholm China Forum, New York Times Correspondent Jane Perlez discusses what it's like to work as a reporter in China and how she sees the country's foreign policy developing.