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Anders Fogh Rasmussen

Anders Fogh Rasmussen

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Anders Fogh Rasmussen, a former NATO secretary-general (2009-14) and former prime minister of Denmark, is Founder of the Alliance of Democracies Foundation.

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  1. Building a Democratic High-Tech Alliance
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    Building a Democratic High-Tech Alliance

    Mar 29, 2021 Anders Fogh Rasmussen views closer transatlantic cooperation as essential to enable the free world to set global digital rules.

  2. Building a Euro-Japanese Alliance of Hope
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    Building a Euro-Japanese Alliance of Hope

    Nov 19, 2019 Anders Fogh Rasmussen identifies four areas in which closer bilateral ties can bolster democracy and the rule of law.

  3. NATO’s Duty at 70
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    NATO’s Duty at 70

    Apr 4, 2019 Anders Fogh Rasmussen calls on the Alliance to counter Russian subterfuge by offering a path to membership for Georgia and Ukraine.

  4. The Case for an EU-Ukraine Customs Union
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    The Case for an EU-Ukraine Customs Union

    Jul 12, 2017 Anders Fogh Rasmussen calls on European Union leaders to offer a large tangible reward for continued progress on reforms.

  5. Make America Trade Again
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    Make America Trade Again

    May 23, 2016 Anders Fogh Rasmussen urges the US presidential candidates to renounce protectionism.

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    Disrupting the Disruptors

    Roger McNamee considers what new economic conditions mean for an industry whose growth (and misbehavior) defined an era.
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    When Voters Become Fans

    Kaushik Basu thinks deepening polarization has given the lie to a longstanding assumption about electoral politics.
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    Africa’s Responsibility to Protect Biodiversity

    Hailemariam Desalegn urges the continent’s leaders to unite behind a shared conservation agenda, beginning at COP15.
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    Resentment on the Western Front

    Sławomir Sierakowski thinks the Polish public needs a more open and honest conversation about refugees before resentment spirals.
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    Crypto’s Well-Worn Path to Crisis

    Xavier Vives writes that, despite the novelty of the assets, the narrative of FTX’s collapse was established long ago.
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    The Unavoidable Crash

    Nouriel Roubini anticipates a stagflationary debt crisis, owing to a dangerous combination of inflation and over-borrowing.
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    War Over Taiwan?

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr. considers whether a deterrence arrangement that has worked for 50 years is still sufficient.
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    The Contested Fed

    James Livingston

    By all accounts, central banks – particularly the Fed, because the dollar is still the world’s dominant currency – already act as investment authorities. But their recent bailouts have exacerbated economic inequality, and have done little or nothing to address climate change.

    reviews three books that, each in its own way, reveal a central truth about the world’s leading central bank.
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    The Economics of Mainstreaming Climate Action

    Jean Pisani-Ferry & Selma Mahfouz identify the risks and short-term costs associated with the energy transition over the next decade.

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