Does the G8 still make a difference?

­Arkady Dvorkovich – Aide to the Russian President

The French city of Deauville, famous for its film festival, has turned into the hotspot for global politics. The city is hosting the G8 summit, and the leaders of the world’s biggest economies are heading there to discuss global peace and security challenges. However, some critics are pessimistic about the decision-making ability of the summit. So, is the G8 summit in crisis? Here’s Arkady Dvorkovich, aide to the Russian president.