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30 November 2016 Foreign Affairs

How to Succeed in the Networked World

Foreign policy experts have long been taught to see the world as a chessboard, analyzing the decisions of great powers and anticipating rival states’ reactions in a continual game of strategic advantage.

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30 September 2016 Foreign Affairs

How to Fix Brazil

Brazil has rarely had it so bad. The country’s economy has collapsed: since 2013, its unemployment rate has nearly doubled, to more than 11 percent, and last year its GDP shrank by 3.8 percent, the largest contraction in a quarter century.

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29 July 2016 Foreign Affairs

Germany’s New Global Role

Over the past two decades, Germany’s global role has undergone a remarkable transformation. Following its peaceful reunification in 1990, Germany was on track to become an economic giant that had little in the way of foreign policy.

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29 May 2016 Foreign Affairs

The Age of Transparency

The push for ubiquitous surveillance may, oddly enough, result in greater transparency of state practices as the gaps between rhetoric and reality become more visible.

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31 March 2016 Foreign Affairs

Can Central Banks Goose Growth?

In order to avoid the next economic downturn, bold action needs to be taken by the world's central bankers and policymakers.

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17 February 2016 Foreign Affairs

How China Sees Russia

Beijing and Moscow are close, but 
not allies. Scholars and journalists in the West find themselves debating the nature of the Chinese-Russian partnership and wondering whether it will evolve into an alliance.

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16 November 2015 Foreign Affairs

A Windfall for Iran?

As Iran enters its new economic status quo, the question arises as to whether the nation will realise its potential by opening itself up to the world, or whether the elite will stifle global engagement.

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25 August 2015 Foreign Affairs

An Unworthy Ally

Despite the unwavering support for their South Asian ally for more than 20 years, it time for the United States to bid farewell to Pakistan.

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27 July 2015 Foreign Affairs

China’s Soft-Power Push: The Search for Respect

As China goes global it is making a concerted effort at improving its international image and boosting its soft power. But is this strategy translating into an improvement of its soft power quotient?

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4 May 2015

Embracing China’s “New Normal”

It is clear by now that China’s economy is set to slow in the years to come, although economists disagree about how much and for how long.