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.
 
India’s elections 05-01-2014

For the world’s biggest democracy, India’s parliamentary elections epitomize the influence of globalization on the world stage.  Known as the world’s outsourcing hub, technology is playing a major role in the elections. There are 200 million Internet users in India, …

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 …