India under fire as food impasse imperils WTO
Quote in Agence France-Presse(AFP) article
Photo (© Kennedy) - Bali, Indonesia
December 6, 2013
"However Mark Kennedy of George Washington University said developing countries did not 'appear to be rallying to India?s cry'.
'It comes off more as a domestic political issue for India than a true commitment to be a leader for the developing world,' added Kennedy, who has advised the US government on trade issues."
World Trade Organization
Photo (© Kennedy) With Executive Director of International Trade Center Arancha Gonzalez
December 4, 2013
It has been very interesting to observe the world trying to come together to deliver results from the Doha Round of negoations at the World Trade Organization's 9th Ministerial being held in Bali, Indonesia.
My Advice for President Obama
Huffington Blog Post
December 2, 2013
"It seems like every new poll shows President Obama's approval rating slipping lower and lower. The second term slump is nothing new for presidents. In fact, it's generally been the rule rather than the exception.
What has been striking is how quickly Democrats have started to breakaway from President Obama, hastening his slide into lame duck status. That's something any president tries to avoid for as long as possible, and Obama will need to put in some difficult work to get the momentum back before critical fiscal showdowns in January and February."
Building a Strong U.S. - Indonesia Partnership
Speech - GW Alumni
December 2, 2013
It was wonderful to exchange ideas with alumni of George Washington University in Jakarta, Indonesia. Indonesia is a country too often overlooked by Americans. With over 200 million people and a maturing democracy, it deserves respect.
Global Perspective Course
November 24-29, 2013
It is great to be able to lead a course with students from George Washington University's Graduate School of Political Management and the University of Navarra (Spain) on Engaging Europe.