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Manifesto: “Tech for Peace in the Global Enlightenment Age”

Manifesto: “Tech for Peace in the Global Enlightenment Age”

Following the High Level Discussion “Technology for Peace in the Global Enlightenment Age” with keynote speaker Under-Secretary-General, Tech Envoy of United Nations Amandeep Gill on UN International Day of Peace September 21, Boston Global Forum is creating Manifesto...

China’s Hard Line: ‘No Room for Compromise’

China’s Hard Line: ‘No Room for Compromise’

In an article published in the New York Times on March 8, 2014, Edward Wong discussed recent comments the Chinese Foreign Minister, Wang Yi. On March 8th, Mr. Wang made comments that reflected the regional tensions between China and Japan. Mr. Wang noted that there...

Shinzo Abe’s History Lesson Haunts Davos

(Photo Credit: Associated Press) (BGF) - This article, published in the Wall Street Journal, addresses comments made by Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in which he compared current tensions between Japan and China to the pre-WWI tensions between Britain and Germany....

The Myth of Isolationist America

The Myth of Isolationist America

(Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons) On February 10, 2014 Project Syndicate published an article by Joseph Nye, University Distinguished Service Professor at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and a member of the Boston Global Forum’s Board of Thinkers, titled "The...

China’s Fear Strategy

China’s Fear Strategy

(Photo Credit: REUTERS/SHANNON STAPLETON) (BGF) - On February 21, 2014 Project Syndicate published an article by Christopher R. Hill titled "China's Fear Strategy". In the article Hill seeks to explain the shift in China's behavior and international perception. As...

The Return of Japan After 20 Years of Stagnation

The Return of Japan After 20 Years of Stagnation

(Photo Credit: Japanese Wikipedia) (BGF) - In an Op-Ed published in the Moscow Times on December 3, 2013 Joseph Nye, University Distinguished Service Professor at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and a member of the Boston Global Forum's Board of Thinkers,...