Sunset at the Treasury Department


May 23, 2023

There is no alternative to US Treasuries

By Josh Lipsky

In the wake of a US default, investors searching for safe assets may have no viable alternative to US Treasuries.

China Economy & Business

Inflection Points

May 21, 2023

G7 triumphs and the debt ceiling quagmire provide a glimpse into competing futures for US global leadership

By Frederick Kempe

A strong performance at the G7, juxtaposed with the United States' debt ceiling drama, highlights the challenges facing US international leadership.

China East Asia

New Atlanticist

May 20, 2023

Don’t call it a Quint, but South Korea does have a future with the Quad 

By Thomas Cynkin

There is space for South Korea to participate in aspects of the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue and other minilateral structures aimed at maintaining international order and security in the Pacific.

Australia India

New Atlanticist

May 20, 2023

Experts react: A ‘game changer’ G7 summit in Japan

By Atlantic Council experts

As leaders of the Group of Seven countries gather in Hiroshima, Atlantic Council experts share their insights on what is coming out of the summit about Russia, China, the global economy, and more.

Economic Sanctions Economy & Business

In the News

May 18, 2023

Cynkin in The Wall Street Journal, Politico, and Nikkei Asia

On May 17, IPSI Nonresident Senior Fellow Tom Cynkin was featured in Nikkei Asia and Politico, both regarding the G-7 summit. In Politico, he discusses the potential for a joint statement denouncing political coercion, explaining, “The question is how far can the Europeans be nudged towards something that’s stronger, that has more teeth as a […]

Economy & Business Europe & Eurasia

In the News

May 15, 2023

Imai in The Diplomat

On May 12, Kyoko Imai authored an article, “Momentum Building in the Japan-South Korea Partnership,” for The Diplomat. She argues that Asia’s two leading democracies must put their historical differences aside to advance mutual interests and counter shared challenges. Imai emphasizes that this will require robust bilateral economic and security cooperation through a whole-of-country approach […]

Economy & Business Indo-Pacific


May 10, 2023

What is the G7 still exporting to Russia? 

By Niels Graham

One year into the Russia's invasion G7 nations continue to export nearly $5B a month to Moscow. A new proposal by the US at the G7 could greatly reduce this.

Economic Sanctions Economy & Business


May 8, 2023

Japan’s monetary trilemma is a warning to the world

By Mark Siegel

High inflation, high levels of debt, and uncertain financial stability - Washington, London, Brussels, Frankfurt and beyond have much to learn from Tokyo's experience.

Economy & Business Financial Regulation

In the News

Apr 25, 2023

Tantardini in Longitude on the competition for Cislunar space.

By Atlantic Council

Marco Tantardini discusses the future of lunar and cislunar space missions.

China Economy & Business

In the News

Apr 14, 2023

Blakemore quoted in E&E News on the future of LNG with the G7

Energy Markets & Governance Energy Transitions