Author and President of Eurasia Group

Ian Bremmer

In Every Nation for Itself: Winners and Losers in a G-Zero World, Ian Bremmer illustrates a historic shift in the world economy and an unprecedented moment of global uncertainty. The G-Zero, a leaderless world of every nation for itself, will undermine our ability to keep the peace, expand opportunity, and feed growing populations. The resulting upheaval will be felt in every region of the world.

  • ARTICLE
    The new Cold War of Business

    For the cover of Fortune Magazine, Ian Bremmer writes about the political risks for Western firms doing business in Russia and China. 

  • Interview
    Charlie Rose

    Guest hosting Charlie Rose, Ian Bremmer discusses turmoil in Hong Kong with Jon Huntsman and Michael Green.

  • ARTICLE
    This means war: miscalculations have pushed Ukraine and Russia over the edge

    Writing in Financial Times "The A-List", Ian Bremmer discusses the miscalculations on all sides that brought Russia and Ukraine to a state of war.

  • INTERVIEW
    The Charlie Rose Show

    Speaking with Charlie Rose, Ian Bremmer discusses American foreign policy and global instability.  

  • ARTICLE
    The world's hot spots are set to burn even more fiercely

    Writing for The Strait Times, Ian Bremmer discusses the growing impact of regional conflicts.

  • ARTICLE
    Obama isn’t the only one with a passive-aggressive foreign policy

    Writing for Reuters "Opinion", Ian Bremmer discusses how China and the US both downplay global leadership roles to focus on domestic concerns. 

  • ARTICLE
    China’s Tough Approach and a Changing Economic World Order

    Ian Bremmer discusses China's global aspirations with Harvard Business Reviews "Blog Network".

  • ARTICLE
    This Isn’t A Cold War. And That’s Not Necessarily Good

    In TIME, Ian Bremmer writes about why the Ukraine crisis doesn’t mark a new cold war and why that’s not necessarily a good thing.

  • INTERVIEW
    HBO: Real Time with Bill Mahr

    On HBO Real Time with Bill Mahr, Ian Bremmer joins the panel with Kellyann Conway and Governor Brian Schweitzer.  Other guests include Dr. Robert Lustig and Kevin Nealon.  Airing Friday, May 16th at 10pm EST.  

  • ARTICLE
    China’s Hard Landing Is Coming, But It’s Not The One You Expect

    Ian Bremmer writes on China's future hinging on how the country’s political elite respond to Xi Jinping’s reforms in TIME.

  • ARTICLE
    Can the 'fragile five' ride the next wave?

    Writing in The Straits Times "Opinion", Ian Bremmer discusses the surge of protests in Turkey, Brazil, South Africa, India, and Indonesia.

  • INTERVIEW
    The Charlie Rose Show

    On Charlie Rose, Ian Bremmer analyzes President Obama's trip to Asia and the crisis in Ukraine.

  • ARTICLE
    Russia Wants This Deal To 'Weaken The Ukrainian Government To The Point Of Collapse'

    Speaking with Business Insider, Ian Bremmer analyzes how the Geneva agreement may impact the Ukraine-Russia situation.

  • ARTICLE
    Can you predict the future in politics?

    Ian Bremmer discusses the process of forecasting geopolitics on his LinkedIn “Influencer” blog.  

  • ARTICLE
    The Tragic Decline of American Foreign Policy

    In The National Interest, Ian Bremmer discusses America's waning international influence.

  • ARTICLE
    Alibaba, Weibo and China’s potential for growth

    Writing for Reuters "Opinion", Ian Bremmer discusses China’s potential for economic reforms amid a surge in Chinese tech sector IPOs.

  • ARTICLE
    A Tortured Policy Toward Russia

    Writing for The New York Times' "The Opinion Pages", Ian Bremmer analyzes US policy vis-a-vis Russia and Ukraine.

  • ARTICLE
    Who loses the most in Ukraine?

    Writing for Reuter's "Opinion", Ian Bremmer analyzes missteps that have led to the current situation in Ukraine and who stands to lose the most.

  • ARTICLE
    It’s Time to Look Beyond Crimea

    Writing in TIME, Ian Bremmer discusses the US and Europe needing to focus on supporting the fragile new government in Kiev.

  • DEBATE
    Intelligence Squared Debates: "Russia is a Marginal Power"

    Intelligence Squared Debates hosts an event with Ian Bremmer, Edward Lucas, Ambassador Robert D. Blackwill, and Peter Hitchens, as they argue whether Russia is a force to be reckoned with or a marginal power.    

  • ARTICLE
    Russia’s Incursion into Ukraine

    In Foreign Policy Association, Ian Bremmer analyzes Russia's military intervention in Ukraine and its potential impact on global geopolitics.  

  • ARTICLE
    Ukraine's Revolution: A Fight the West Can’t Afford to Win

    In The National Interest, Ian Bremmer writes about the strategic positioning of the US, Europe and Russia vis-à-vis the Ukraine crisis.

  • INTERVIEW
    Ukraine Politics Remain in Flux

    On CNN "Connect the World", Ian Bremmer discusses Ukraine's political situation with Becky Anderson.

  • ARTICLE
    The changing geopolitics of energy

    In Financial Times "The A-list", Ian Bremmer and David Petraeus discuss the shifting dynamics of global energy and international politics.

  • ARTICLE
    What You Should Know About Ukraine

    Writing for TIME "Ideas", Ian Bremmer explains the political instability in Ukraine.

  • ARTICLE
    Politico Magazine

    In Politico Magazine, Ian Bremmer shares 5 stats that explained the world this week.  

  • ARTICLE
    China's Risky Reforms

    Writing in Project Syndicate, Ian Bremmer and David Gordon discuss the risks and rewards for China and the international community as President Xi Jinping and his inner circle attempt one of the most ambitious economic and social-policy reform plans in history.

  • INTERVIEW
    Politically, Olympics will not succeed

    Speaking on Bloomberg "The Hays Advantage", Ian Bremmer discusses security at the Sochi Olympics and what the games mean for Russian President Vladimir Putin.

  • ARTICLE
    Politico Magazine

    In Politico Magazine, Ian Bremmer shares 5 stats that explained the world this week.

  • ARTICLE
    What NBC Won't Tell You About the Opening Ceremonies

    Writing for Time "Ideas", Ian Bremmer provides a geopolitical guide to the Parade of Nations at the Sochi Winter Olympics.

  • ARTICLE
    Putin's Explosive Olympics

    Writing for Time "Ideas", Ian discusses terrorist threats, a sky-high price tag, geopolitical turmoil, and controversial anti-gay laws that are making for a combustible Winter Games.  

  • ARTICLE
    Politico Magazine

    In Politico Magazine, Ian Bremmer shares 5 stats that explained the world this week.

  • ARTICLE
    2014: A Risky Year in Politics?

    Writing in The National Interest, Ian Bremmer discusses the biggest political risks ahead. 

  • INTERVIEW
    The Brian Lehrer Show

    On The Brian Lehrer Show, Ian Bremmer discusses Edward Snowden's effect on the Sochi Olympics, and whether his presence could negate any potential deals.

  • INTERVIEW
    Bloomberg TV

    Speaking with Bloomberg Surveillance at Davos, Ian Bremmer and Nouriel Roubini discuss the state of the global economy, economic inequality, and the outlook for Iran.

  • ARTICLE
    Politico Magazine

    In Politico Magazine, Ian Bremmer writes on 5 stats that explained the world this week.

  • INTERVIEW
    The Charlie Rose Show

    Ian Bremmer shares Eurasia Group's Top Risks 2014 with Charlie Rose.

     

     

  • ARTICLE
    Financial Times

    Ian Bremmer discusses why Turkey is back on the watch list in Financial Times "The A-List".

  • ARTICLE
    2014’s top 10 political risks

    Ian Bremmer, writing for Reuter's Opinion, explains the ten biggest geopolitical risks for 2014.  

  • INTERVIEW
    Top Stories with Howard Green

    Speaking on Top Stories with Howard Green, Ian Bremmer highlights the lack of global leadership as he shared top political risks for 2014.

  • INTERVIEW
    China, Japan 2014's Most Dangerous Spat

    Speaking with the Wall Street Journal, Ian Bremmer calls the bilateral conflict between China and Japan the greatest geopolitical danger in the world in 2014.  

  • INTERVIEW
    The Top Risks Facing the US & the World in 2014

    Speaking with John Hockenberry on The Takeaway, Ian Bremmer discusses the top global political risks for 2014.

  • INTERVIEW
    The Brian Lehrer Show

    On The Brian Lehrer Show, Ian Bremmer discusses the biggest international risks ahead in 2014.

  • INTERVIEW
    US top global risk is America's foreign policy

    On CNBC "Squawk Box", Ian Bremmer shares Eurasia Group's top global risks including America's troubled alliances, diverging markets, the new China, and it being a do-or-die year for Iran.

  • ARTICLE
    The New Rules of Globalization
    For Harvard Business Review, Ian Bremmer discusses a new phase of guarded globalization as a reaction to the recent global recession. 
  • ARTICLE
    Ukrainian President Yanukovich has bad and worse options

    Writing in Reuters Opinion, Ian Bremmer discusses the ongoing protests in Ukraine and the limited options President Viktor Yanukovich has as a compromise appears bleak.

  • INTERVIEW
    The Charlie Rose Show

    Speaking on the Charlie Rose show, Ian Bremmer discusses his National Interest cover story "China: Superpower or Superbust?"

  • ARTICLE
    Understanding China's ADIZ play

    Speaking with The National Interest, Ian Bremmer discusses the strategy behind China's air defense identification zone claims over the East China Sea.

  • ARTICLE
    China's air zone announcement was just the beginning

    In Reuter's Opinion, Ian Bremmer analyzes how China's air zone claims are only the start of a regional strategy plan to change the status quo.  

  • INTERVIEW
    Mandela played a unique role on the world stage

    Speaking on Bloomberg TV "Taking Stock", Ian Bremmer discusses the profound role Nelson Mandela played as a true global statesman and his impact on US politics.

  • ARTICLE
    Who's nuclear deal is it?

    In the Financial Times "A-List", Ian Bremmer discusses the optimism and skeptism of various governments towards the Iran nuclear program deal.

  • ARTICLE
    China's limited influence

    Writing in the New York Times, Ian Bremmer analyzes the limits to China's global power and influence.

  • ARTICLE
    The promise and pitfalls of global collaboration

    In the World Economic Forum Blog, Ian Bremmer comments on the challenges and opportunities for success for international cooperation.  

  • ARTICLE
    Lost legitimacy

    In Foreign Affairs, Ian Bremmer discusses why governing is harder than ever as political elites face growing challenges.

  • ARTICLE
    Making sense of China's meager typhoon aid

    In Reuters Opinion, Ian Bremmer comments on China's initial tiny aid offer to the Phillipines.  

  • ARTICLE
    The new American isolationism?

    In Japanese newspaper Mainichi Shimbun, Ian Bremmer analyzes Washington's foreign policy risk aversion and how the trend fuels the path to a G-Zero world order.

  • ARTICLE
    Chinese reform is coming, but not the political kind

    Writing in Reuters Opinion, Ian Bremmer discusses China's balancing act of implementing economic liberlization reforms while limiting political dissidence.  

  • ARTICLE
    Can state-run capitalism absorb the shocks of ‘creative destruction’?

    ChinaFile editors have a conversation giving their reactions to Ian Bremmer's National Interest cover story on China's economic system's ability to sustain growth.  

  • ARTICLE
    Is this the end of the Iran status quo?

    In Reuters Opinion, Ian Bremmer writes on the Iran nuclear negotiations as a sign of hope for American foreign policy. 

  • ARTICLE
    China: Superpower or Superbust?

    In the cover story for the National Interest, Ian Bremmer discusses the the uncertainty of China's future and the political approach Washington has taken in response. 

  • ARTICLE
    Saudi Arabia's missed opportunity

    In the Financial Times, Ian Bremmer and Vuk Jeremic, the United Nations General Assembly President, analyze Saudi Arabia's unprecedented decision to decline a seat on the U.N. Security Council and its implications for the  international community. 

  • INTERVIEW
    Washington Woes
    The ongoing power struggles in Congress are wrecking confidence in American leadership at home and abroad. Is the partisanship so entrenched that our system is broken? Watch Ian Bremmer weigh the consequences of Washington's squabbling on the country's image on CNBC "On the Money".
  • ARTICLE
    In pursuit of American humility

    In an op-ed for Reuters, Ian Bremmer discusses how the U.S. government shutdown is undermining American credibility abroad.  

  • ARTICLE
    Expected worsening of U.S-Russian relations creates new opportunities for Japan

    In Japanese newspaper Mainichi Shimbun, Ian Bremmer argues U.S.-Russia relations continue to deteriorate within the G-Zero international order, and discusses how Japan can benefit.  

  • ARTICLE
    The growing tension between Russia and the U.S.

    In an op-ed for El Pais, Ian Bremmer discusses the global impact of the deterioration of Moscow-Washington relations.

  • ARTICLE
    Obama's vacuum doctrine

    Speaking with Reuters, Ian Bremmer argues President Obama’s United Nations speech highlights his lack of a clear foreign policy doctrine.  

  • ARTICLE
    Syria's G-Zero fate

    In an op-ed for Project Syndicate, Ian Bremmer discusses challenges to multilateral cooperation over Syria.

  • ARTICLE
    Iran is America's real Middle East priority

    In Reuters Opinion, Ian Bremmer argues the United States’ actions in Syria are a distraction: the true Middle East priority is Iran.  

  • ARTICLE
    Reclaiming influence

    In an op-ed for The Mark News, Ian Bremmer argues that America needs to refocus on Asia in order to balance the clout of emerging powers.

  • ARTICLE
    Stop the politics on Syria

    In the Financial Times, Ian Bremmer and Jon Huntsman discuss the political gamesmanship at work within the US and among allies over Syria strikes.

  • INTERVIEW
    Beyond oil, economic implications of Syria strike are immense

    Concerns over Western military invention in Syria have at times this week sent markets down and oil prices up, but what is really going to happen? Watch Ian Bremmer on Yahoo! Finance discuss what's next.

  • ARTICLE
    The rising demands of emerging middle classes

    In Japanese newspaper Mainichi Shimbun, Ian Bremmer argues we can expect more emerging market unrest over the next several years and fewer available tools with which governments can contain them

  • ARTICLE
    Barack Obama declines to correct his Egyptian mistake

    In an op-ed in the Financial Times, Ian Bremmer argues that the Obama administration's decision not to undermine its implicit support of the Egyptian military has become a stain on the White House.

  • INTERView
    Chaos in Egypt

    On Bloomberg "Surveillance" Ian Bremmer discusses the political unrest in Egypt and the impact on oil prices with Tom Keene.

  • INTERVIEW
    The Charlie Rose Show

    Ian Bremmer takes part in a discussion about Japan and Shinzo Abe with Richard McGregor of the Financial Times, Kurt Campbell, Chairman and CEO of the Asia Group and Martin Fackler, the Tokyo bureau chief for the New York Times on the Charlie Rose Show.

     
  • ARTICLE
    Abe’s electoral win is great news for Japan

    With Shinzo Abe's victory, Japan has the perfect opportunity for further reform, write Ian Bremmer and David Petraeus in the Financial Times.

  • ARTICLE
    The "New Abnormal"

    In the cover story for Institutional Investor, Ian Bremmer and Nouriel Roubini argue we have entered the "New Abnormal," a period in which every market assumption must be questioned and the wise investor is prepared to be surprised.

  • ARTICLE
    China and America’s related, but inverse, dilemmas

    In Reuters Opinion, Ian Bremmer discusses how the world's two strongest countries offer mirrored visions of what it takes to get to the top.

  • ARTICLE
    Is becoming Pakistan the best Egypt can hope for?

    In Reuters Opinion, Ian Bremmer says in Egypt's foreseeable future, there are no attractive options. It's least-worst option may be to resemble Pakistan.

  • ARTICLE
    From G8 to G20 to G-Zero

    In the cover story for the New Statesman, Ian Bremmer writes about why, as the G8 are set to meet in Northern Ireland next week, no one wants to take charge in the new global order.

  • ARTICLE
    A tech arms race is pitting states against their citizens

    In the Financial Times, Ian Bremmer argues that around the world, the race is on between a communications revolution that empowers the individual and a data revolution designed to protect the state.

  • INTERVIEW
    The Charlie Rose Show

    Ian Bremmer and Nouriel Roubini discuss "The New Abnormal," their article in Institutional Investor magazine warning that the world’s economies still face structural problems.

     
  • ARTICLE
    Erdogan’s popularity contest

    As protests in Turkey continue to surge, could Prime Minister Erdogan's days be numbered? It's in his hands, says Ian Bremmer in Reuters Opinion.

  • aRTICLE
    How to play well with China

    In the New York Times Sunday Review, Ian Bremmer and Jon Huntsman discuss the high stakes for Presidents Obama and Xi Jinping's upcoming summit and give recommendations on how to improve the US-China relationship.

  • ARTICLE
    Have we reached the turning point in Syria?

    In the Financial Times, Ian Bremmer argues that the Syrian crisis has surpassed the Iranian nuclear threat as the biggest danger coming out of the region.

  • ARTICLE
    The underappreciated tensions between China and Brazil

    Ian Bremmer discusses the tensions brewing between China and Brazil that people don't fully appreciate in an op-ed in Reuters Opinion.

  • ARTICLE
    When America stops importing energy

    In an op-ed in the New York Times, Ian Bremmer and Ken Hersh discuss why the US energy revolution is a game changer for global geopolitics and economics.

  • ARTICLE
    Washington’s scandals won’t stunt America’s recovery

    In Reuters Opinion, Ian Bremmer argues the scandals in Washington (IRS, AP, Benghazi) will not  have a major impact outside Washington.

  • ARTICLE
    On Syria, it’s time for Obama to decide

    In Reuters Opinion, Ian Bremmer argues that it's time for Obama to make a choice in Syria: Go all in with a no fly zone or avoid anything more than diplomatic intervention and humanitarian/non-lethal aid.

  • ARTICLE
    The global vacuum of power is expanding

    In Reuters Opinion Ian Bremmer argues that in this G-Zero world, where no single government or alliance can lead others toward compromise, solutions to transnational problems range from ad hoc to beyond reach.

  • INTERVIEW
    China's changing role in Asia

    The Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy asks Ian Bremmer how China's evolving global role is shaping Beijing's relations with its neighbors.

  • ARTICLE
    Bangladesh and the cost of doing nothing

    For Reuters Opinion, Ian Bremmer discusses what we can learn from the tragedy in Bangladesh and if there is hope that anything will change.

  • INTERVIEW
    Efecto Naim

    Ian Bremmer joins Moises Naim on his TV show "Efecto Naim" to discuss geopolitics and political risk - watch Part I and Part II.

  • ARTICLE
    Soft (drink) power

    In Foreign Policy Magazine's special "Power Issue" Ian Bremmer interviews Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent on today's big challenges.

  • INTERVIEW
    Bloomberg TV "Street Smart"

    Ian Bremmer discusses fighting terrorism inside and outside the United States on Bloomberg Television's "Street Smart."

  • ARTICLE
    America’s relative rise

    In an op-ed for Reuters Opinion, Ian Bremmer argues America's decline is now over (if it ever really began in the first place).

  • ARTICLE
    Prepare for the worst in North Korea

    In an op-ed in the Financial Times, Ian Bremmer writes about the lessons learnt from North Korea's behavior in recent weeks.

  • ARTICLE
    When hackers bully a bully: Anonymous vs Kim Jong-un

    Ian Bremmer discusses the danger the hacker-group poses with its campaign against North Korea in Rueters Opinion.

  • ARTICLE
    Powers on the mend

    In an op-ed in the New York Times/International Herald Tribune, Ian Bremmer and David Gordon argue that China and the US are both rising, and that bodes well for US-China ties.

  • INTERVIEW
    South Korea economy at risk in attack

    Ian Bremmer talks about the risk of war on the Korean peninsula and the implications for the market on Bloomberg TV's "Street Smart."

  • ARTICLE
    New strings attached

    Is China a new colonial power? Ian Bremmer discusses China's role in Africa in an op-ed for Reuters Opinion.

  • ARTICLE
    Financial Times

    In the Financial Times "A-List", Ian Bremmer writes about why Russia refused to bail out Cyprus.

  • INTERVIEW
    Bremmer: Cyprus a 'manufactured crisis'

    Ian Bremmer talks to CNN about the bank bailout in Cyprus and what it means for the rest of the European Union.

  • INTERVIEW
    Bloomberg TV "Surveillance"

    Ian Bremmer discusses Russian interest in the bank bailout in Cyprus on Bloomberg TV.

  • ARTICLE
    Xi dreamed a dream of China’s rise…

    Ian Bremmer argues that if China wants to become the world’s foremost country it will have to abandon its isolationist approach to foreign affairs in Reuters Opinion.

  • INTERVIEW
    North Korea’s nuclear threats are “classic propaganda”

    Ian Bremmer talks with Yahoo Finance about whether Washington should be concerned about the North Korean nuclear threats.

  • ARTICLE
    The top 10 grudges in the G-20

    The G-20 is no happy family. Ian Bremmer discusses the worst G-20 bilateral relationships in Reuters Opinion:

  • ARTICLE
    Chavez death exposes flaws in China’s foreign policy

    In the Financial Times, Ian Bremmer writes about how China will cope with Venezuela after the passing of its strongman Hugo Chavez and what it says about the future of China's foreign policy.

  • DEBATE
    BBC Radio 4 "The World Tonight"

    On BBC Radio 4 "The World Tonight" Ian Bremmer joins a debate on China's foreign policy challenges under its new leaders (segment starts at 7:45).

  • ARTICLE
    John Kerry: an able performer in a tough role

    In the Financial Times, Ian Bremmer writes about John Kerry's first overseas trip as US secretary of state and the challenges that lay ahead.

  • ARTICLE
    Two key foreign policy openings for Obama

    In the New York Times/International Herald Tribune, Ian Bremmer and David Gordon argue that the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the US shale revolution are President Obama's most important foreign policy tools.

  • INTERVIEW
    CNN "Quest Means Business"

    Ian Bremmer discusses why China is not going to engage in a currency conflict on CNN's "Quest Means Business."

  • ARTICLE
    Culture of silence

    In Reuters Opinion, Ian Bremmer writes about the cyberwar on US companies that no one is talking about.

  • ARTICLE
    Impatient South Africa

    Ian Bremmer and Eurasia Group Africa analyst Mark Rosenberg discuss why the ANC is in serious trouble and why South Africa may not be far behind in an op-ed for Project Syndicate.

  • ARTICLE
    Japan has the most to lose from a fallout with China

    In the Financial Times, Ian Bremmer discusses why relations between China and Japan have more tension and less trust than any other in the entire G20 and while that is not good for China - it's much worse for Japan.

  • ARTICLE
    Davos power rankings

    Based on his observations at the 2013 World Economic Forum in Davos, Ian Bremmer gives a power ranking of who's up, who’s down and who’s off the radar in Reuters Opinion.

  • ARTICLE
    Ski camp

    In Foreign Policy, Ian Bremmer discusses why the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos still matters.

  • INTERVIEW
    Monocle 24

    Ian Bremmer is interviewed on Monocle 24 "Midori House" on the latest news out of the World Economic Forum in Davos.

  • REPORT
    The Vulnerability of Elites: Geopolitical Risk in 2013

    This report by the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Geopolitical Risk (chaired by Ian Bremmer) says as regional concerns trump global challenges, elites are becoming increasingly vulnerable.

  • ARTICLE
    A new year of global conflict

    Ian Bremmer and Javier Solana discuss why the world's conflicts will "burn longer and hotter this year" in an op-ed for Project Syndicate.

  • ARTICLE
    China’s information challenge

    In an op-ed for the NYT/IHT, Ian Bremmer discusses why in 2013, it will become ever more obvious that the increasingly free flow of ideas and information inside China - and the anxiety it creates for its leaders - has become one of the world's most important developing stories.

  • INTERVIEW
    The Charlie Rose Show

    Ian Bremmer talks about Eurasia Group's Top Risks 2013 report with Charlie Rose.

  • DEBATE
    Outlook for global economics and politics in 2013

    On 14 January, Reuters Insider hosted an event with Ian Bremmer and Nouriel Roubini to discuss the top economic and political threats we will face in 2013.

  • INTERVIEW
    Is the global economy on the mend?

    On BBC World Service "In the Balance" Ian Bremmer discusses his Top Risks report for 2013 and if the global economy is really turning a corner.

  • ARTICLE
    Three troubled allies, one superpower

    Ian Bremmer discusses why the "JIBs" (Japan, Israel and Britain) face unique dangers in 2013, and how that puts US goals in Asia, the Mideast and Europe at risk in an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal.

  • INTERVIEW
    WSJ Live

    Ian Bremmer is interviewed by assistant managing editor and executive business editor of the Wall Street Journal, John Bussey about his op-ed "Three Troubled Allies, One Superpower" in a video for WSJ Live.

  • ARTICLE
    European separatism is a red herring

    In an op-ed in the Financial Times, Ian Bremmer discusses why European separatism is one of our "red herrings" in our Top Risks 2013 report.

  • ARTICLE
    The Arab Summer

    Ian Bremmer and David Gordon discuss the #2 risk from their report "Top Risks 2013" in an op-ed for the Huffington Post.

  • REPORT
    Eurasia Group Top Risks report for 2013

    This report identifies the key geopolitical areas to watch for global investors, business leaders, and market participants. The major risks to watch this year include emerging markets, China vs. information, the Arab Summer, Washington politics, the JIBs (Japan, Israel, Britain), Europe and Asia geopolitics.

  • INTERVIEW
    WNYC "The Brian Lehrer Show"

    Ian Bremmer talks with Brian Lehrer about Eurasia Group's Top Risks for 2013 on WNYC Radio:

  • INTERVIEW
    PBS "Nightly Business Report"

    Ian Bremmer discusses unemployment in the Euro zone and global investment risks to watch in 2013.

  • INTERVIEW
    Top Risks on CNBC's "Closing Bell"

    Ian Bremmer reveals Eurasia Group's Top Risks for 2013 on CNBC's "Closing Bell" with Maria Bartiromo.

  • INTERVIEW
    Fareed Zakaria GPS

    Ian Bremmer appeared on CNN's "Fareed Zakaria GPS" to discuss the fiscal cliff deal, India's awakening and what to expect in 2013.

  • ARTICLE
    The world's most powerful people according to Eurasia Group

    Ian Bremmer discusses Eurasia Group's list of the world's most powerful people in Foreign Policy's "The Call" blog.

  • ARTICLE
    Foreign Policy Association names "Every Nation for Itself" best book of 2012

    Ian Bremmer's book "Every Nation for Itself: Winners and Losers in a G-Zero World" was voted best book of 2012 by contributing writers at the Foreign Policy Association's ForeignPolicyBlogs.com network.

  • ARTICLE
    World leaders will follow Merkel’s lead

    In the Financial Times, Ian Bremmer discusses how world leaders should take a lesson from German Chancellor Angela Merkel's playbook in resisting the temptation to pass off empty ultimatums as forceful foreign policy

  • ARTICLE
    The good, the bad, and the ugly of 2012

    Ian bremmer looks at the three 2012 themes that will matter most in the years ahead in Reuters Opinion.

  • ARTICLE
    What’s big? 100 things to watch in 2013

    The G-Zero is highlighted at #37 in JWT Intelligence's list of 100 things to watch in 2013.

  • ARTICLE
    Lowy Institute's books of the year

    The Lowy Institute picks Ian Bremmer's "Every Nation for Itself" as one of their books of the year.

  • ARTICLE
    Hillary goes, China grows: The game plan for the next Secretary of State

    In Reuters Opinion Ian Bremmer discusses the two essential criteria for Hillary Clinton's replacement as Secretary of State.

  • ARTICLE
    Like Georgia, Japan has plenty to fear from a powerful neighbor

    In an op-ed in the Financial Times, Ian Bremmer argues Japan should learn from Georgia and avoid confrontation with its neighbor.

  • ARTICLE
    United by a catchy acronym

    In an op-ed in the New York Times/International Herald Tribune Ian Bremmer discusses the four main reasons why the BRICs will never function as a single coherent interest group.

  • INTERVIEW
    What if there was a cold war between the US and China?

    TIME World interviews Ian Bremmer on the nature of US-Chinese tensions and what can be done to soften them.

  • ARTICLE
    What do we know about China’s new leadership?

    Reading tea leaves, Ian Bremmer predicts what we can expect from China's new leadership regime in Reuters Opinion.

  • BOOK RELEASE
    What's Next: Essays on Geopolitics That Matter, available now

    Co-edited by Ian Bremmer and Douglas Rediker, this e-book explores the most volatile and powerful global geopolitical issues, and provides a template to understand how they will change our world in the next few years.

  • ARTICLE
    The 'Grexits' of 2013

    In Foreign Policy, Ian Bremmer looks ahead and discuses four geopolitical buzzwords which are likely to surface in 2013.

  • DEBATE
    World Economic Forum

    At the 2012 WEF Summit on the Global Agenda in Dubai, Ian Bremmer took part in a session on "The Global Geopolitical Outlook: Future Shocks."

  • ARTICLE
    Israel is all but alone in the Middle East

    In an op-ed in the Financial Times, Ian Bremmer argues it has never been more important for Israel's long-term security for Israeli leaders to build and protect a workable peace with Palestinians.

  • ARTICLE
    In Syria, a rare Chinese foray into foreign policy

    In an op-ed in Reuters, Ian Bremmer argues that by stepping in and offering a peace plan for Syria, China has taken another step into the spotlight of the world stage.

  • INTERVIEW
    International roundtable: U.S. & Russia

    CNN's John Defterios talks to Ian Bremmer and Douglas Rediker about the U.S. election and Russia's role in the global community.

  • INTERVIEW
    The Charlie Rose Show

    Ian Bremmer takes part in a discussion about the transition of leadership in China.

  • ARTICLE
    The return of emerging market political risk

    In the Harvard Business Review, Ian Bremmer writes about why we can expect a lot more political risk — and more unwelcome surprises — in years to come.

  • INTERVIEW
    Will the U.S. act in Syria?

    Ian Bremmer talks about the conflict in Syria with host Robin Lustig on BBC Radio 4 "The World Tonight."

  • DEBATE
    How does China move forward?

    Ian Bremmer discusses the leadership transition in China and discusses what kind of relationship it will have with the U.S. on BBC World Service "In the Balance."

  • ARTICLE
    Obama’s triumph over austerity

    With nearly 8 per cent unemployment, a famously diffident public temperament and an inflamed opposition, how did Barack Obama score such an easy election win? Ian Bremmer discusses these questions in an op-ed for the Financial Times.

  • INTERVIEW
    America and the world

    In a video for the Financial Times, Ian Bremmer discusses the geopolitical implications of Obama's reelection. He argues more tension can be expected between China and the U.S. on key issues.

  • INTERVIEW
    Obama wins second term

    Ian Bremmer tells CNBC Europe that Obama won because he didn't do austerity, incumbents lose when they do austerity.

  • INTERVIEW
    Sandy and the US election

    Ian Bremmer discusses the impact of superstorm Sandy on the U.S. presidential race and the risk of the so-called fiscal cliff on Bloomberg TV's "On the Move."

  • ARTICLE
    Sandy clouds the election’s final act

    Ian Bremmer discusses how superstorm Sandy will impact the US presidential election in Reuters Opinion.

  • ARTICLE
    America’s way or Huawei

    In Reuters Opinion, Ian Bremmer discusses the US showdown with China's Huawei. He also argues that free-market capitalism and state capitalism are increasingly at odds - and that economic statecraft, exemplified in the move against Huawei, is the best line of defense for the former.

  • ARTICLE
    Four debate questions for Obama and Romney

    For Reuters, Ian Bremmer shares four key questions he would have posed to the candidates at this week's foreign policy debate.

  • ARTICLE
    The regional cost of Syria's civil war

    In the Financial Times, Ian Bremmer explains why Syria's stalemate is becoming not only more costly but more dangerous for the entire region.

  • ARTICLE
    U.S.-German relationship on the rocks
    The rift between the US and Germany is widening - what are the consequences for the Western alliance and the world? Ian Bremmer and Mark Leonard of ECFR discuss in the Washington Post.

     

  • ARTICLE
    Japan's secret demographic weapon

    Ian Bremmer and Susan Schwab argue to avoid a demographic crisis, Japanese policymakers should prioritize drawing more women into the workforce in an article for Project Syndicate.

  • ARTICLE
    Georgia's Rose revolution will not wilt

    In an op-ed in the Financial Times, Ian Bremmer explains why, despite Mikheil Saakashvili's loss in Georgia's parliamentary election, Georgia's Rose revolution lives on.

  • Debate
    The U.S. Election in a Global Context

    On October 2, 2012 Ian Bremmer took part in a special panel hosted by the NYU-SCSP Center for Global Affairs entitled, "The U.S. Election in a Global Context: 2012 and Its Potential Outcomes."

  • INTERVIEW
    Fear Premium

    Ian Bremmer and Nouriel Roubini are interviewed in Foreign Policy on the hidden economic risks as geopolitical tensions bubble over in the Middle East and China.

  • ARTICLE
    Welcome to the G-Zero Era

    Harrisburg Magazine says "Every Nation for Itself offers essential insights for anyone attempting to navigate the new global playing field."

  • ARTICLE
    Not the old Middle East

    In the New York Times, Ian Bremmer describes the "new" Middle East - where old assumptions must be questioned and new crises loom.

  • ARTICLE
    Why the US needs a new "special relationship" with Japan

    In an op-ed for the Financial Times, Ian Bremmer and David Gordon argue that with global power shifting to Asia, the US needs Japan as its indispensable ally in the region.

  • ARTICLE
    Syria's slow-motion demolition

    In an op-ed for the Financial Times, Ian Bremmer says in Syria we have a worst-case scenario: A regime that can't win but won't quit-and an outside world willing to do little more than watch.

  • ARTICLE
    A crumb of comfort for investors
    In the Financial Times Gillian Tett discusses how investors are adapting in a G-Zero world, featuring a recent report by Eurasia Group and Merrill Lynch.
  • INTERVIEW
    A Candid Discussion with Ian Bremmer

    Ian Bremmer sits down with the Foreign Policy Association's Reza Akhlaghi to discuss the crisis of global leadership and his new book Every Nation for Itself: Winners and Losers in a G-Zero World.

  • ARTICLE
    Pick of the crop

    The Financial Times lists Every Nation for Itself amongst the best books of 2012.

  • ARTICLE
    Welcome to the new world disorder

    In Foreign Policy, Ian Bremmer says since the G-8 is not about to save the world - it's time the US started planning for the G-Zero. He lays out five post-G-Zero scenarios that may arise.

  • REVIEW
    Financial Times review of Every Nation for Itself

    John Lloyd calls Ian Bremmer "a prodigy in the US global commentariat." He says, "...it is harder still to imagine a world in which, absent the US, a relatively liberal order is maintained. Mr. Bremmer's rehearsal of the consequences should make us all wise up."

  • Article
    The future belongs to the flexible

    In the Wall Street Journal, Ian Bremmer discusses how in the emerging global order, the key to a country's success will be courting multiple partners.

  • ARTICLE
    Expect a feeble future for the G20

    In an op-ed in the Financial Times, Ian Bremmer writes about why the G20 summit is unlikely to produce any useful outcome.

  • ARTICLE
    The good, the bad and the global economy

    In a Reuters op-ed Ian Bremmer explains why the economy that should scare us the most right now is China's.

  • ARTICLE
    Rise of the different

    Ian Bremmer and David Gordon argue that it's the rise of the different - not the rest - that is challenging the United States in an op-ed in the International Herald Tribune/New York Times.

  • REVIEW
    Living in the G-Zero

    The Majalla says Ian Bremmer, "brings a fresh and informed perspective to the current debates on international politics in the 21st century."

  • INTERVIEW
    The Economist

    Ian Bremmer discusses Every Nation for Itself with Literary Editor, Fiammetta Rocco.

  • INTERVIEW
    Business Insider

    Ian Bremmer tells Simone Foxman that the biggest problem in the US right now is not growth.

  • REVIEW
    Coping with a G-Zero world

    Ian Bremmer speaks with The Diplomat about a G-Zero world, China’s rise and why no single nation can fill the global power vacuum.

  • ARTICLE
    What is Russia's place in today's world?

    In an op-ed in the Financial Times, Ian Bremmer and Nouriel Roubini argue it's time to blackball Russia's autocratic state.

  • INTERVIEW
    FOX News

    Ian Bremmer and Sean Hannity discuss how Europe’s financial problems will affect the US.

  • INTERVIEW
    MSNBC

    Ian Bremmer discusses the G-8 Summit at Camp David and the prospects for Greece remaining in the Eurozone with Andrea Mitchell.

  • INTERVIEW
    TIME

    Ian Bremmer and Sam Gustin talk about the G-8 Summit and how in a G-Zero world, the West no longer sets the agenda.

  • INTERVIEW
    NPR Weekend Edition

    Ian Bremmer talks with Scott Simon about whether or not the G-8 still matters.

  • REVIEW
    New Yorker

    Evan Osnos takes a long, perceptive look at Ian Bremmer's Every Nation for itself.

  • ARTICLE
    For U.S. leadership, less is more

    In an opinion piece for Politico, Ian Bremmer argues that Putin's snub of the G-8 summit on May 18 should actually help the US.

  • ARTICLE
    America’s very own safe haven curse

    Ian Bremmer and David Gordon discuss the benefits and downsides to the US’s safe-haven status in the Financial Times.

  • ARTICLE
    Africa and the power of the pivot

    In the International Herald Tribune, Ian Bremmer explains how Africa is the world’s most underrated growth story — in part because many of its governments have developed the resilience that comes with the ability to pivot.

  • REVIEW
    USA Today

    Alexander Heffner, reviewing Ian Bremmer's Every Nation for Itself in USA Today, approves of the G-Zero concept.

  • INTERVIEW
    Danger of a leaderless world

    Ian Bremmer talks with Financial Times comment and analysis editor Alec Russell about why US investors are less perturbed about the eurozone crisis than last year, and on the perils of an increasingly isolationist America.

  • INTERVIEW
    NPR Planet Money

    In this podcast, Ian Bremmer takes Adam Davidson on a world tour and talks about who strives and who struggles in a G-Zero world.

  • ARTICLE
    Five myths about America’s decline

    In an op-ed for the Washington Post, Ian Bremmer says those seeing America's decline as inevitable do not just ignore the nation’s history of resilience, they also misread the facts on the ground.

  • REVIEW
    The world that America built

    Mark Leonard for New Statesman writes, "Bremmer’s smart and snappy Every Nation for Itself provides the most cogent prediction of how the politics of a post-American world will play out."

  • ARTICLE
    The Middle East will suffer from our G-zero world

    In the Financial Times, Ian Bremmer explains how nowhere will the lack of global leadership allow for more near-term turmoil than in the Middle East.

  • INTERVIEW
    Ian Bremmer interviewed by Foreign Policy

    David Rothkopf speaks to Ian Bremmer about the new math of geopolitics and whether it all adds up to G-Zero.

  • REVIEW
    Foreign Affairs reviews "Every Nation for Itself"

    G. John Ikenberry reviews Every Nation for Itself: Winners and Losers in a G-Zero World for Foreign Affairs.

  • Article
    For presidential candidates, can foreign policy reflect America's waning power?

    In the Daily Beast, Ian Bremmer says the days are gone when the U.S. led major powers in the decisions that ruled the planet.

  • Interview
    Ian Bremmer interviewed by Salon

    Thomas Rogers speaks to Ian Bremmer about America’s new isolationism, the cyber-attack threat and why China will never replace the USA.  

  • REVIEW
    Every Nation for Itself reviewed in World Politics Review

    Thomas P.M. Barnett discusses Every Nation for Itself and the new rules of globalization in a post-hegemonic world.

  • ARTICLE
    Will Russia shift from Syria to Greece?

    In the Financial Times, Ian Bremmer writes that in a post Bashar al-Assad world, Greece may replace Syria as Russia's preferred economic partner in the Mediterranean region.

  • DEBATE
    Does China do capitalism better than the US?

    On March 13, Ian Bremmer participated in an Intelligence Squared debate, with Orville Schell, Peter Schiff, and Minxin Pei.

  • ARTICLE
    $200 oil and the Moscow-Beijing alliance

    Foreign Policy talks to Ian Bremmer and Nouriel Roubini about the toll of war with Iran -- and why China and Russia just don't care anymore what the United States thinks of them.

  • REVIEW
    Huffington Post review of Every Nation for Itself

    Devin Stewart at the Carnegie Council for Ethics and International Affairs writes for Huffington Post,"Every Nation for Itself provides a fresh perspective on world politics. It is an exciting contribution to the galaxy of big ideas on international affairs."

  • ARTICLE
    Enforcing oil sanctions against Iran could threaten the global economy

    Can Barack Obama remain tough on Iran without sabotaging the US economic recovery? Ian Bremmer, David Gordon and Cliff Kupchan discuss in the Financial Times.

     

  • DEBATE
    Can the big brains at Davos rescue a global economy in crisis?

    Ian Bremmer and Nouriel Roubini debate on ForeignPolicy.com.

  • ARTICLE
    A G-Zero world and the rise of regions

    “In response to the global power vacuum, we'll see a return to geography as a primary organizing principle,” write Ian Bremmer and Steve Clemons in The Atlantic.

  • DEBATE
    Is state capitalism a viable alternative to liberal capitalism?

    Ian Bremmer debates Aldo Musacchio in The Economist.

  • ARTICLE
    The G-Zero order

    Ian Bremmer and David Gordon in The International Herald Tribune: The eurozone crisis is the most significant current expression of the emerging G-Zero world order.

  • ARTICLE
    Decline of global institutions means we best embrace regionalism

    "The dearth of truly effective global institutions is consistent with a broader geopolitical trend, one in which the global agenda is increasingly influenced as much on a regional level as on a global one," writes Ian Bremmer in The Financial Times.

  • ARTICLE
    2012 will be no 1979

    The three headline risks for 2012 – eurozone collapse, year-long US gridlock and an economic “hard landing” in China – aren’t really risks at all in 2012, according to Ian Bremmer and David Gordon in USA Today.

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