12/7/16 | Rahil Modi | Regular Correspondent On the Surface Early in November, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi withdrew India’s largest currency notes from circulation. He banned the 500-rupee and 1,000-rupee notes, worth $7.50 and $15 respectively, which account for 86% … Continue reading Indian Currency Chaos
11/26/16 | Mark Kivimaki | Chief Correspondent On the Surface The past month has marked South Korea with political strife. Shocking allegations that the daughter of a shamanistic cult leader, Choi Soon-sil, has been influencing the decisions of president Park Geun-Hye, … Continue reading Turmoil in South Korea
11/15/16 | Rahil Modi | Regular Correspondent On the Surface The world’s two economic superpowers, the U.S. and China, are decisively intertwined. When Chinese markets dipped last year, the United States felt the backlash; likewise, Trump’s election last week has implications … Continue reading What’s in Store for Trump and China?
9/1/16 | Jacob Straub | Regular Correspondent On the Surface During Indian Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar’s late August visit to the United States, he will sign the Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA). This agreement is an important step in … Continue reading India Signs LEMOA, Signaling a Move Toward China