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Brahma Chellaney

Brahma Chellaney

Writing for PS since 2009
155 commentaries
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Brahma Chellaney, Professor of Strategic Studies at the New Delhi-based Center for Policy Research and Fellow at the Robert Bosch Academy in Berlin, is the author of Water, Peace, and War: Confronting the Global Water Crisis (Rowman & Littlefield, 2013).

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  1. Biden’s Dangerous Embrace of Pakistan
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    Biden’s Dangerous Embrace of Pakistan

    Sep 16, 2022 Brahma Chellaney criticizes the US administration for cozying up to a country that continues to host and nurture terrorists.

  2. The Afghan Abyss
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    The Afghan Abyss

    Aug 15, 2022 Brahma Chellaney views last year's disastrous US withdrawal as just the start of a long series of policy blunders.

  3. The Fall of the House of Rajapaksa
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    The Fall of the House of Rajapaksa

    Jul 12, 2022 Brahma Chellaney reflects on the corrosive legacy of the dynasty that led Sri Lanka to catastrophe.

  4. Hydropower Is a Bad Bargain
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    Hydropower Is a Bad Bargain

    Jun 29, 2022 Brahma Chellaney warns that strategies for reducing dependence on fossil fuels should not rely on dam-building.

  5. The Clash of Asia’s Titans
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    The Clash of Asia’s Titans

    May 19, 2022 Brahma Chellaney explains why China will pay a high price for making an enemy of India.

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    The ECB Has Been Driving EU Inflation

    Hans-Werner Sinn explains how the European Central Bank has contributed to soaring prices, including for energy.
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    The Populist Climate Threat

    Izabella Teixeira, et al. warn that right-wing nationalists and other political opportunists could normalize inaction.
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    Britain Is Not an Emerging Market – Yet

    Kenneth Rogoff considers the implications of the new government’s poorly received economic-policy package.
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    When the Fed Stops Trying

    J. Bradford DeLong worries that the world's most important central bank is no longer looking for an optimal policy path.
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    No Security Without Climate Security

    Anne-Marie Slaughter explains why US policymakers need to focus more closely on global warming as an existential threat.
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    Development, Decarbonization, and Dumb Landowners

    Ricardo Hausmann argues that governments must manage natural resources more effectively to promote green growth.
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    The Trade Agenda Today

    Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala interviewed by Anne O. Krueger

    Recent global developments have shown what is at stake when trade becomes less open and transparent. To assess the current state of the international trading system and what lies in store for it, Anne O. Krueger queries World Trade Organization Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala about the biggest challenges facing her organization.

    about the challenges facing her organization.
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    King Dollar

    In recent weeks, the US dollar has reached 20-year highs against key foreign currencies, and all-time highs against the Chinese renminbi and the British pound. What is sustaining the greenback’s surge, and what are its most significant consequences?

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    The US Inflation Bonanza for Sovereign Debtors

    Gautam Nair & Federico Sturzenegger identify the big winners of a shock that is diluting mountains of debt around the world.

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