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YaleGlobal Online
YaleGlobal Online is a publication of the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale. The magazine explores the implications of the growing interconnectedness of the world by drawing on the rich intellectual resources of the Yale University community, scholars from other universities, and public- and private-sector experts from around the world. The aim is to analyze and promote debate on all aspects of globalization through publishing original articles and multi-media presentations. YaleGlobal also republishes, with a brief comment, important articles from other publications that illuminate the many sides of this complex phenomenon. To the extent permitted by copyright arrangements, YaleGlobal archives such articles and makes them available for search and retrieval.

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Russia's President Vladimir Putin meets with President of China Xi Jinping. Photo Credit:

Rekindled Sino-Indian Tensions Roil Geopolitics In Asia – Analysis

13 Jan 2017 in 1 , Analysis

India and China’s rivalry intensifies over China’s veto on UN issues, territory, Pakistan and the Dalai Lama. By Harsh V Pant* After a few timid signs of warming, Sino-Indian relations seem to be headed for…

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin. Photo montage from Wikipedia Commons sources.

Don’t Bet On Enduring Republican Reset With Russia – Analysis

11 Jan 2017 in 1 , Analysis

For domestic politics, Russia’s President Putin may need rivalry with the US more than Trump as friend. By Daniel Twining* Donald Trump won’t be the first American president to “reset” relations with Russia following an…

Alaska Airport Big Link For Global Supply Chain – Analysis

05 Jan 2017 in 1 , Analysis , Business

The subarctic airport in Anchorage airport is a natural place for refueling and ranks fourth in world for air cargo. By Will Swagel* Millions of consumers around the world who enjoy smartphones and other electronic…


Modern Servitude: Romanian Badante Care For Elders In Italy – Analysis

04 Jan 2017 in 1 , Analysis , Health , Social Issues

Despite difficult conditions, poor Romanian women relocate to care for Italy’s aging population. By Raluca Besliu* In Europe, support is dwindling for a swelling elderly population, and immigrants, often with little qualification, have emerged as…

Syrian and Iraqi immigrants getting off a boat from Turkey on the island of Lesbos, Greece. Photo by Ggia, Wikipedia Commons.

Human Smuggling: Ruthless Crime Or Invaluable Service? – Analysis

26 Dec 2016 in 1 , Analysis , Social Issues

The most desperate migrants seek help from smugglers and attract global sympathy – a dilemma for governments. By Joseph Chamie* Smuggling is a ruthless crime for governments, but for millions of people it’s regarded as…