International Relations

Unpacking the NATO summit

Alexander Vershbow, the former deputy secretary-general of NATO and current Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Perry World House, offers his takeaways from the two-day gathering.

Kristen de Groot

PGA Tour-LIV Golf merger

In the wake of the controversial golf deal, Benjamin L. Schmitt of the School of Arts & Sciences and the Kleinman Center discusses “sportswashing,” malign influence campaigns, and steps global democracies can take to prevent it all.

Kristen de Groot

Harun Küçük on the Turkish elections

Harun Küçük, faculty director of the Middle East Center and associate professor in the Department of History and Sociology of Science, shares some takeaways from the runoff elections and what five more years of Erdogan means for Turkey and the world.

Kristen de Groot

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The Washington Post

China’s cautious, curious Middle East game

Neysun Mahboubi of Penn Global says that China’s persecution of Uyghur Muslims doesn’t resonate as strongly in the Muslim world as the Palestinian issue.



Detained, missing or under investigation: Business leaders in China face an ‘aggressive’ crackdown

Mauro Guillén of the Wharton School says that global investors are already weary about rising tensions between China and the West, as well as the country’s sluggish growth and large corporate debt.



Three things we gain when we stop fixating on generational divides in the workplace

In his new book “The Perennials,” Mauro Guillén of the Wharton School argues that humans are ready for a post-generational society.


International Institute for Sustainable Development

Climate change has a hitman: Responding to extreme heat

In an Op-Ed, Lauren Anderson of Perry World House urges the global policy community to take steps to prepare for and protect people from the heatwaves of tomorrow.



Future of 44-year-old science agreement caught in middle of U.S.-China tensions

Scott Moore of Penn Global says that it’s unimaginable to think of where China was in science and tech in the ‘70s versus now.


USA Today

No, WEF did not declare all humans must have microchip implanted

Scott Moore of Penn Global says that the World Economic Forum doesn’t have the ability to mandate the laws and policies of governments.