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Jacek Rostowski

Jacek Rostowski

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Jacek Rostowski is a former minister of finance and deputy prime minister of Poland.

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  1. Russia Must Be Humbled
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    Russia Must Be Humbled

    Oct 25, 2022 Jacek Rostowski offers substantial historical evidence that wartime losses often unlock major benefits for the defeated.

  2. Why Putin Wants to Destroy Ukraine
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    Why Putin Wants to Destroy Ukraine

    Apr 25, 2022 Jacek Rostowski examines the historical and psychological roots of the Russian president’s brutal war.

  3. Lessons from the Polish Opposition
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    Lessons from the Polish Opposition

    Jul 13, 2020 Jacek Rostowski explains what anti-populist movements can learn from Rafał Trzaskowski's strong electoral performance.

  4. Europe’s “Hamiltonian Moment” or “Fort Sumter Fusillade”?
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    Europe’s “Hamiltonian Moment” or “Fort Sumter Fusillade”?

    Jun 8, 2020 Jacek Rostowski & Arnab Das consider what the Franco-German proposal for a European recovery fund really means for EU integration.

  5. The End of “Peak Germany” and the Return of France
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    The End of “Peak Germany” and the Return of France

    Aug 16, 2019 Jacek Rostowski & Arnab Das argue that France stands to benefit as the status of the European Union's leading power comes under threat.

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    Europe’s Climate Quandary

    Jean Pisani-Ferry assesses the inevitable trade-offs the European Union must confront in achieving its clean-energy targets.
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    Governing the Unknown

    Kaushik Basu suggests a few principles to guide policymakers as they try to keep up with rapidly advancing technologies.
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    Fast-Tracking a Lassa Fever Vaccine

    Oyeronke Oyebanji outlines what West African governments can learn from the development and distribution of the COVID-19 jab.
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    Climate Science Beats Climate Fatalism

    Carl-Friedrich Schleussner, et al. show that the more ambitious 1.5º target for global warming is still feasible – and more necessary than ever.
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    Turkey’s Pragmatic Islamist

    Shlomo Ben-Ami expects Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s latest electoral victory to have little impact on Turkish foreign policy.
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    Poland's Electoral Inquisition

    Sławomir Sierakowski decries a new law designed to disqualify opposition candidates from running in this year's general election.
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    Western Industrial Policy and International Law

    Joseph E. Stiglitz

    With recent landmark legislation to support decarbonization and innovation, the United States is making up for lost time after its failed 40-year experiment with neoliberalism. But if it is serious about embracing a new paradigm, it will need to do more to help bring the rest of the world along.

    explains how to minimize the political risks of new spending packages in the US and Europe.
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    The IMF’s Turn to Lead on Climate

    Rakesh Mohan, et al. explain how the International Monetary Fund can best support green investment where it is needed the most.
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    If Trump Returns

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr.

    What would a second Donald Trump presidency mean for US foreign policy and the world? While the man himself is unpredictable, his first term and his behavior since losing re-election in 2020 offer plenty of clues, none of which will be comforting to America's allies.

    considers the implications of the 2024 presidential election for America's foreign policy and global standing.

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