America’s most influential news company is controlled by the Sulzberger family. By exercising his personal authority, its latest scion has saved both…

January 2023

Transplants of animal organs into humans have never been approved for trials by the FDA. Live players in the biotech industry are currently trying to…
King Mohammed VI has kept his country politically and economically stable for decades. Through his efforts, Morocco is now laying the foundations for an…
Taiwan’s most valuable company is a repository of unique industrial expertise. Competitors in China and elsewhere are attempting to either replicate or…
After decades of growth, U.S. sanctions dealt a serious blow to China’s private telecom giant. The company will nevertheless survive on the strength of…

December 2022

Military funding has driven advances in interfacing the brain’s motor functions with computers. Commercialization in medicine and entertainment is now…
China’s top universities are becoming more like America’s. Future elites are more likely to be credentialed technocrats than ambitious local players or…
Founder and CEO Jensen Huang had an early belief in using graphics processing units for other computationally intensive tasks. Nvidia’s bet on this idea…
The world’s smallest state has made compliance with U.S. and European regulators a priority. Financial autonomy for small states and organizations now…

November 2022

The German economist and engineer succeeded at his lifelong project to create a real platform for global governance. But as its only driving force, the…
One year ago today, we issued the first Bismarck Brief. Since then, our analysts have written over 250,000 words on the state of the world, from China…
After sixty years, the R&D agency is still exceptionally functional. But government leaders do not understand how to replicate its success, nor the…