The U.S. State Department issued its latest annual report on terrorism on August 19, 2018. The report updates its past estimates to cover 2017 and provides a separate Annex of Statistical Information that summarizes the global trends in terrorism.
September 19, 2018
| Victor Cha, Sue Mi Terry, Michael J. GreenThe third inter-Korean summit is taking place the week of eptember 18 to 20 in Pyongyang, North Korea. The two leaders, President Moon Jae-in of South Korea and Chairman Kim Jong-un of North Korea, signed the Pyongyang Joint Declaration on September 19, 2018.
Emerging market (EM) economies have recently come under pressure from international investors, with many EM currencies—including the Turkish lira and Argentine peso—sharply depreciating against the dollar and prices on EM financial assets experiencing steep declines.
Five years ago, President Xi Jinping unveiled the Belt and Road Initiative, a vast investment scheme designed to pave China's transition to great power status. Instead, it has become a roller coaster Beijing is struggling to control.