June 18, 2013

What is the future of local?

By Keith B. Richburg, June 18, 2013 Can a global brand have a local identity in the community where it operates?  What does “local” mean anymore, in […]
May 26, 2013

China Will Pass US, But Not Yet

By Keith B. Richburg, May 29, 2013      Two recent stories highlight the changing relationship between the U.S. and China, the superpower and the rising power. First, […]
May 10, 2013

Avoid Syria's Morass

By Keith B. Richburg, May 10, 2013 Should President Obama intervene militarily in Syria? The question is being debated with new urgency, with evidence that the regime […]
April 22, 2013

When We Shelter In Place, Do Terrorists Win? Primary tabs

By Keith B. Richburg, April 22, 2013 Last week’s drama in Boston and Cambridge — the late Thursday shootout  with two terrorism suspects firing automatic weapons and […]
April 16, 2013

After Boston Attack, Wake Up to the "New Normal"

By Keith B. Richburg, April 16, 2013 The brutal, senseless bomb attack on the Boston Marathon – turning a glorious spring day of celebration into a bloody […]
April 10, 2013

Britain's Divisive Iron Lady

By Keith B. Richburg, April 10, 2013 Reading over the many tributes to the late former British prime minister, Margaret Thatcher, I recall my own year living […]
April 4, 2013

China Rising the topic at Harvard IOP Forum

By Keith B. Richburg, April 4, 2013 Wednesday night, April 3, at the Harvard Kennedy School’s JFK Jr Forum, we had a lively discussion about China, with […]
April 1, 2013

China's Critical Importance

By Keith B. Richburg, April 1, 2013 For Harvard’s Institute of Politics, I co-authored a piece with former U.S. Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman, who will be […]
March 26, 2013

On gay marriage, ask the Dutch

By Keith B. Richburg, March 26, 2013 Watching the spectacle surrounding the Supreme Court oral arguments this week in two cases involving same sex marriage, I’m transported […]