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Charles Tannock

Charles Tannock

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Charles Tannock, a former member of the European Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee, is a fellow at GLOBSEC, a think tank based in Bratislava committed to enhancing security, prosperity, and sustainability.

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  1. The Case for Ukraine’s EU Membership
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    The Case for Ukraine’s EU Membership

    Jul 1, 2022 Charles Tannock traces the 20-year history of the war-torn country’s recently acquired candidate status.

  2. Putin's Endgame
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    Putin's Endgame

    Feb 23, 2022 Charles Tannock thinks Russia is angling for a forced implementation of the deeply flawed Minsk II agreement.

  3. Russia's Likely Invasion Route
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    Russia's Likely Invasion Route

    Jan 27, 2022 Charles Tannock paints a plausible scenario for an incursion into Ukraine – and a plausible strategy for preventing it.

  4. Why Lebanon Deserves International Support
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    Why Lebanon Deserves International Support

    Jan 8, 2020 Charles Tannock says donors should feel obliged to support the country financially in exchange for long-overdue reforms.

  5. Austria and the Plot Against Europe
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    Austria and the Plot Against Europe

    May 20, 2019 Charles Tannock urges European leaders and voters to treat Russia's political machinations in Austria as a wake-up call.

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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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