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    The Lose-Lose Tech War

    Kishore Mahbubani & Tony Chan

    Because the advancement of human knowledge should not be politicized, science and technology offer the best prospects for renewed cooperation between China and the United States. But both sides first need to lower the temperature.

    worry that politics is getting in the way of the cooperation needed to advance science and tackle global problems.
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    What’s the Endgame in Ukraine?

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    1. Anders Åslund Anders Åslund ,
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    4. Charles Tannock Charles Tannock

    Nearly three months after Russia launched its invasion, Western countries appear more committed than ever to Ukraine’s defense, and, in some quarters, to Russia’s defeat. We asked PS commentators what outcome the West, Russia, and Ukrainians themselves can realistically expect.

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The Lose-Lose Tech War

Kishore Mahbubani & Tony Chan

Because the advancement of human knowledge should not be politicized, science and technology offer the best prospects for renewed cooperation between China and the United States. But both sides first need to lower the temperature.

worry that politics is getting in the way of the cooperation needed to advance science and tackle global problems.
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soldier training John Moore/Getty Images

What’s the Endgame in Ukraine?

Featured in this Big Question
  1. Anders Åslund Anders Åslund ,
  2. Pascal Boniface Pascal Boniface ,
  3. Anastasia Edel Anastasia Edel ,
  4. Charles Tannock Charles Tannock

Nearly three months after Russia launched its invasion, Western countries appear more committed than ever to Ukraine’s defense, and, in some quarters, to Russia’s defeat. We asked PS commentators what outcome the West, Russia, and Ukrainians themselves can realistically expect.

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Europe’s Energy Reckoning

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  1. Simon Johnson,
  2. Ana Palacio,
  3. Hans-Werner Sinn,
  4. Dalia Marin,
  5. Andrés Velasco,
  6. Marcelo Tokman,
  7. Karsten Neuhoff,
  8. Isabella M. Weber

The ongoing war in Ukraine has prompted growing calls for European governments to halt imports of Russian hydrocarbons immediately. But, especially when it comes to natural gas, is Europe willing to bear the costs of such a dramatic shift?

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Is the US Dollar’s Global Hegemony at Risk?

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  1. Barry Eichengreen,
  2. Şebnem Kalemli-Özcan ,
  3. Paola Subacchi,
  4. Yu Yongding

Predicting the end of the greenback’s international dominance has long been a popular, if fruitless, pastime. But, with the recent freezing of much of Russia’s foreign-exchange reserves triggering fresh speculation about alternatives to the dollar, we asked PS commentators whether this time might be different.

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