THE QUESTION

Has globalization peaked? What impact would reduced international trade have on your country?

Posted by David Ignatius on July 29, 2006 3:00 PM

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Shim Jae Hoon is a Seoul-based journalist and commentator writing for a variety of international publications including YaleGlobal Online, The Straits Times of Singapore, The Taipei Times and Korea Herald. He was a correspondent for Far Eastern Economic Review in Seoul, Taipei and Jakarta.

Baby Steps to Global Markets

South Korea - The Doha Rounds will be successful once the United States cuts back farm subsidies and provides a new impetus for multilateral negotiations....

Shim Jae Hoon South Korea | 4 COMMENTS
Jul 30, 2006 at 8:00 PM
Bill Emmott is the former editor of The Economist magazine, a leading international current affairs publication from England. He is now an independent writer, speaker, and consultant on international affairs.

Potentially Devastating

Bill Emmott Great Britain | 0 COMMENTS
He has written extensively on international economics, U.S. foreign policy, and globalization. His regular opinion columns appear in many internationally recognized publications and he is the author or editor of eight books including Illicit: How Smugglers, Traffickers and Copycats are Hijacking the Global Economy. Previously, NaĆ­m served as Venezuela's minister of trade and industry and as an executive director at the World Bank.

Disappointing, Not Devastating

Moises Naim Washington, DC | 2 COMMENTS
Dr. Ali Ettefagh serves as a director of Highmore Global Corporation, an investment company in emerging markets of Eastern Europe, CIS, and the Middle East. He is the co-author of several books on trade conflict, resolution of international trade disputes, conflicts in letters of credit, trade-related banking transactions, sovereign debt, arbitration and dispute resolutions and publications specific to the oil and gas, communication, aviation and finance sectors. Dr. Ettefagh is a member of the executive committee and the board of directors of The Development Foundation, an advisor to the United Nations High Commission for Refugees, and an advisor to a number of European companies. Dr. Ettefagh speaks Persian (Farsi), English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Arabic and Turkish.

Against All Odds Iran Trades On

Ali Ettefagh Tehran, Iran | 14 COMMENTS
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