President of The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Marshall M. Bouton, discusses the rising tensions between major powers in Asia which pose new risks to the region’s prosperity and stability, and possibly to international peace.
The NATO summit on May 20-21 offers Chicagoans a front row seat to a conference of global importance. The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, which celebrates its 90th birthday this year, is preparing for the event.
The recent decline of the American economy shows that even a democratic superpower can be brought to its knees. Those events also suggest we need a re-think of the relationship between markets and governments, especially around the issue of regulation.