During an interview that aired Thursday on the Christian Broadcasting Network, President Trump described his disdain for military spending in the Middle East citing a figure on the high end of Brown's Costs of War report.
To understand how President Trump rose through the political ranks, one has to step back and see how globalization benefitted the wealthiest not only in the U.S. but throughout the world, Brown economist Mark Blyth discussed during CBS News' The Takeout.
The appointment of Yogi Adityanath’s to rule India’s most populous state “invests a certain amount of power in Yogi Adityanath that cannot be easily taken away,” said Ashutosh Varshney, professor of political science and international studies.
Ashutosh Varshney in The Indian Express, "Is India’s past, so marked by communal riots, transmuting itself into an era of lynching? Of immense political significance, this question is now squarely in front of us all."
A study co-authored by Bryce Millett Steinberg found India's monsoon season may not be a boon for everyone. The study suggests that with torrential rains, school children are often stuck at home and turned into farmers.
Elias Muhanna in the New Yorker, "Rather than expecting regional politics to change the status quo in Lebanon, as many factions have done for many years, local parties have decided to make their peace at the Lebanese negotiating table, even if next year’s election could threaten their hold on the country’s governance."
Andrew Schrank in the Boston Review, "What if Americans did not have to choose between mercantilism and ‘more of the same,’ but could instead split the difference with slowbalization—or gradual market opening?"