Ian Bremmer is the president and founder of Eurasia Group, the leading global political risk research and consulting firm. He is a prolific thought leader and author, regularly expressing his views on political issues in public speeches, television appearances, and top publications, including Time, where he is the foreign affairs columnist and editor-at-large. Dubbed the “rising guru” in the field of political risk by The Economist, he teaches classes on the discipline as global research professor at New York University. Bremmer has published nine books including the national bestsellers Every Nation for Itself: Winners and Losers in a G-Zero World and The End of the Free Market: Who Wins the War Between States and Corporations? His latest book is Superpower: Three Choices for America's Role in the World.
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Katy Waldman interviews Ian Bremmer, Slate, March 6, 2012
Bremmer and Musacchio debate, This house believes that state capitalism is a viable alternative to liberal capitalism, for the Economist.
With Europe, China and the U.S. in crisis, the real question is which of them will stumble first.
Unrest, inflation and an aging populace stand in the way of the Middle Kingdom's touted domination.
We are now living in a G-Zero world, one in which no single country or bloc of countries has the political and economic leverage -- or the will -- to drive a truly international agenda.
The world's two great powers are growing dangerously hostile to one another. Could this be worse than the cold war?
Across the world the free market is being overtaken by state capitalism, a system in which the state is the leading economic actor.
The shift is greatest on values: independent America renounces exceptionalism, the notion that the US actively promotes democracy, civil rights, and rule of law. Trump's approach toward alliances, and multilateral institutions more broadly, is transactional.
Ian Bremmer, founder of the risk-assessment firm Eurasia Group, explains which Trump White House controversies you should focus on--and which ones are just for show.
This in no way is going to help to resolve the most challenging war in the Middle East today.
“If you want to be sure the near-term pain a trade battle would impose on U.S. workers will prove worthwhile in the long run, you'd better have allies—both political and military,” writes Ian Bremmer.
President Xi will be extremely sensitive to external challenges to his country's interests at a time when all eyes are on his leadership.