While the US lacks a comprehensive across-the-board privacy law like that in the EU and Israel, our framework of shared lawmaking authority and targeted enforcement has led to better privacy protection than ever.
The artificially low Yuan is forcing emerging economies to competitively devalue their currencies and impose damaging protectionist measures. World Bank chief Zoellick knows where this leads -- to a Great Depression.
Although China and Japan are deeply connected trading partners, the Asian giants sit on opposite sides of the climate debate. In spite of their differences, the two countries have a history of climate cooperation.