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Greg C. Bruno

Greg C Bruno is the author of “Blessings from Beijing: Inside China’s Soft-Power War on Tibet.” Bruno’s work has appeared in The New York Times, Foreign Affairs, The Guardian, Forbes and other international outlets. He has reported from the Middle East, South Asia and North Africa, and chronicled the Arab Spring revolutions as an editor at The National in Abu Dhabi.

Bruno is a former Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, where his collaborations on a multi-media project examining US policy toward Pakistan earned him top honors from the Overseas Press Club and an Emmy nomination. From 2013-2016 he served as the Senior Director of Communications at New York University Abu Dhabi, and from 2017-2019 he was an Associate Editor at Project Syndicate, a global commentary and opinion syndication service based in Prague. Currently he owns his own communications company, where he works with international clients to create content to strengthen their personal and professional brands. He is also the communications manager for Sourcefabric, a Czech non-profit that works to strengthen independent media around the world through technology.

Articles By Greg C. Bruno

Covid-19 Upends ‘Developed’ and ‘Developing’ World Labels By Greg C Bruno - Oct 15, 2020

To the many risk factors that made US President Donald Trump’s Covid-19 diagnosis feel almost inevitable – from his disdain for masks to his scorn for social distancing – add this one: his passport. It is also one indicator that raises questions about the 20th century distinction between the “developed” and “developing” world. It’s no … Continue reading “Covid-19 Upends ‘Developed’ and ‘Developing’ World Labels”

After the Pandemic: Is a China-led World Order Inevitable? By Greg C Bruno - May 29, 2020

Open any news website or newspaper, and you’ll find the feud between the United States and China over the coronavirus pandemic splashed across the front. But behind these headlines is another struggle that may prove far more consequential: the battle of opposing global systems. Last week, this battle was on full display during the annual … Continue reading “After the Pandemic: Is a China-led World Order Inevitable?”

After the Pandemic: No Need for Liberalism to Surrender to Authoritarianism By Greg C Bruno - Apr 12, 2020

As Western democracies struggle to find an effective response to the coronavirus pandemic, many of the world’s liberal torchbearers have found inspiration in the most illiberal of places: authoritarian states. In Italy, long Europe’s Covid-19 epicenter, pleas for medical aid were first answered not by European neighbors, but by China, Cuba and Russia. France and … Continue reading “After the Pandemic: No Need for Liberalism to Surrender to Authoritarianism”