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Asmita Parshotam

Asmita Parshotam

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Asmita Parshotam is an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa and a researcher in the Economic Diplomacy Programme at the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA).

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  1. How to Facilitate Trade in Africa
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    How to Facilitate Trade in Africa

    Oct 8, 2019 Asmita Parshotam considers a new approach to helping developing countries overcome challenges in implementing WTO agreements.

  2. Helping Africa Help Refugees
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    Helping Africa Help Refugees

    Feb 13, 2019 Asmita Parshotam urges international actors and governments to provide the resources needed to manage a growing crisis.

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    God Save the Pound?

    Andrés Velasco explains why sterling is plummeting when economic theory says it should be soaring.
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    Preparing for the Long War

    Mark Leonard thinks Europeans should plan for a prolonged conflict despite Ukraine’s recent gains.
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    Realizing a Free and Open Indo-Pacific

    Abe Shinzō

    Less than a month before he was assassinated, Japan’s longest-serving prime minister set out his vision for the region. He buttressed his case by comparing China’s growing threats against Taiwan to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

    set out his vision for the region less than one month prior to his assassination in July.
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    Russia, Iran, and the Perils of Post-Autocracy

    Robert D. Kaplan

    With Russia facing defeat on the battlefield and massive protests once again engulfing Iran, both countries’ regimes look vulnerable. But the end of tyranny is more likely to lead to a dangerous political vacuum than to a democratic transition.

    warns that the collapse of a despotic regime more often leads to a political void than to a healthy democracy.
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    The Key to Unlocking Africa’s Economic Potential

    Landry Signé explains why fostering trade integration and regional value chains is essential for the continent to prosper.
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    Geopolitical Davids and Goliaths

    Harold James considers lessons from smaller countries about how to wield power and influence in the twenty-first century.
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    Preparing for the Next Global Catastrophe

    José Manuel Barroso explains why global leaders must focus on creating equitable response mechanisms ahead of the next crisis.
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    Italy’s Next Government Must Tackle Climate Security

    Luca Bergamaschi shows why the country’s politicians can no longer afford to ignore a major threat to national security.
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    Europe and the New Non-Alignment

    Laurence Tubiana sees both challenges and opportunities for climate policy in an era of geopolitical fragmentation.

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