Founder, Difference Group
Feb 08, 2021
After four years of US-China tensions, the Biden administration should speed up U.S. economic recovery while restoring bilateral trust with China. That would foster global economic prospects. The reverse would undermine those prospects.
Nov 03, 2020
New estimates on actual COVID-19 cases in 2020 highlight the stark differences between the Trump administration’s unilateral stance, and China’s multilateral approach to overcoming the pandemic challenge.
Aug 16, 2020
According to a new report, US states are the most virus-affected relative to major economies. As COVID-19 has proceeded in two phases, containment failures in the West continue to fuel the pandemic and unleash economic damage.
Jun 05, 2020
The disastrous failure of the Trump administration to contain COVID-19 will result in catastrophic 2nd quarter results. So, Trump is targeting China as the scapegoat while risking his re-election on domestic unrest, fatal geopolitics, and a global depression.
May 08, 2020
Belated COVID-19 mobilization has resulted in massive human costs and huge economic damage. If appropriate science-based medical policies are further ignored, a multi-year global contraction could follow.
Mar 03, 2020
As the Trump White House has sought to politicize the virus outbreaks, vital time has been lost and collateral damage is likely to haunt the administration.
Feb 11, 2020
As the economic outlook for the US, China and the world diminish, the novel coronavirus outbreak may be steadying. Sadly, much of the economic, xenophobic and virus damage stems from lagging cooperation.
Jan 23, 2020
The assassination of Major General Soleimani reflects regime change operations that have taken a perilous turn in a volatile region.
Nov 08, 2019
In the early 2000s, the BRIC economies were projected to surpass the advanced G6 economies by the early 2030s. Today, the huge potential of emerging economies prevails, but the pace has slowed and country trajectories have diverged, thanks to geopolitics.
Oct 10, 2019
Recently, many countries in Asia have suffered from deadly and costly epidemics. While globalization and climate change may play a causal role, germ geopolitics cannot be excluded any longer.