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The following article was published in Global Times on 30 June: Was the Toronto G20 summit from June 26 to 27 an impetus for action or a display of rhetoric? This is a difficult question to answer. The Toronto negotiations began well before the meeting. For instance, US President Barack Obama wrote to the G20… » read more

Posted by Stanley Crossick

G2, G3, G7, G8, G20…

A G20 summit was held in Pittsburgh on 24-5 September 2009. Hosted by President Obama, there was quite a turnout. Leaders in attendance were: States Argentina Cristina Fernández de Kirchner President Australia Kevin Rudd Prime Minister Brazil Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva President Canada Stephen Harper Prime Minister China Hu Jintao President France Nicolas Sarkozy… » read more

Posted by Stanley Crossick

The following will shortly be published in the College of Europe’s new e-journal, EU-China Observer: Now that the dust has settled, the results of the much heralded G20 summit in London on 2 April can be reviewed. There is consensus that there are grave, linked economic and financial crises. There is no consensus on their… » read more

Posted by Stanley Crossick