News Analyses
News Analyses are short analyses of recent events related to globalization. We strive to give a balanced presentation of the facts, and we explain the differing opinions of governments, international organizations, and non-governmental organizations on important developments. All the News Analyses have extensive links to other relevant websites and primary documents available on the Internet so that readers can pursue issues in greater depth. Most recent News Analyses are below, and older reports are archived by category on the left of this page.
 
Crisis in the Crimea 04-08-2014

Crisis in the Crimea There’s nothing like an invasion to shake up the world order. Russia’s take-over of the Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula and the West’s inability to stop the annexation reveals the limitations of the current balance of power.  The …

High-Stakes Testing: A comparison of policies in the U.S., Finland, and South Korea 03-24-2014

As the spring semester is flying by, high school juniors across the United States are preparing for the dreaded SAT or ACT. Halfway across the world in South Korea, high school seniors are also vigorously studying for their stressful college …