Worldview Archive: January, 2009

Al Gore at Davos

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What a difference a few years makes at Davos. A plenary panel on Climate Change and preparing for the Copenhagen summit this year was packed;... Read more

Turkey and Israel at Davos

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Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres and Turkish premier RecepTayyip Erdogan got so emotional over each other's remarks at a panel on Gaza that... Read more

China wows them at Davos

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The plenary hall was indeed crammed to hear China's premier Wen Jiabao detail how Beijing plans to tackle the global economic crisis. The slight... Read more

George Soros at Davos

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Journalists crowded into a Davos media lunch for George Soros, the billionaire financier, who had warned a year ago that the global financial... Read more

One hour at Davos

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Here's a glimpse into why the World Economic Forum is so terrific for a foreign affairs columnist. In one hour, walking up and down the stairways... Read more

Putin bombs at Davos

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It was strange enough that the World Economic Forum invited Prime Minister Vladimir Putin to give the opening address at the conference. After... Read more

News bulletin from the new State Dept.

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According to contacts at the State Dept. this post has been travelling around the department's computers: Dear World: We, the United... Read more

On the Bush foreign policy legacy, and Obama's agenda

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