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Robert Harvey

Robert Harvey

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Robert Harvey, a former member of the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee, is the author of Global Disorder and A Few Bloody Noses: The Realities and Mythologies of the American Revolution.

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  1. Faster than a Speeding Congressman
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    Faster than a Speeding Congressman

    Jul 12, 2017 Robert Harvey examines the new phenomenon of the supra-politician, who rockets to power – and then often crashes.

  2. Stay the Course With Rouhani
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    Stay the Course With Rouhani

    May 21, 2017 Robert Harvey urges US President Donald Trump not to withdraw the US from the Iran nuclear deal.

  3. The Temptation of Theresa May
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    The Temptation of Theresa May

    Mar 31, 2017 Robert Harvey thinks the UK can achieve favorable Brexit terms if the prime minister manages her party's fringe.

  4. How Dangerous Is Putin?
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    How Dangerous Is Putin?

    Jan 26, 2017 Robert Harvey doubts that Russia poses a serious threat to the West, given its weakening economy.

  5. Theresa May and the Three Brexiteers
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    Theresa May and the Three Brexiteers

    Aug 25, 2016 Robert Harvey assesses the new UK government's emerging strategy for managing the EU withdrawal process.

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    A Subsidy War Without Winners

    Andrés Velasco calls on policymakers to avoid petty conflicts and work together to encourage green investments.
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    Japan’s New Security Posture Is Abe’s Legacy

    Taniguchi Tomohiko explains how the government’s ambitious defense agenda expands on the late prime minister’s ideas.
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    For the Common Good

    Mariana Mazzucato outlines a new governance model for ensuring a fairer distribution of agency, risk, and reward.
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    Helping Middle-Income Energy Exporters Kick the Fossil-Fuel Habit

    Carlos Lopes explains what it will take for resource-rich economies to diversify and develop new revenue sources.
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    The New European Frontier

    Giulio Boccaletti

    Given this summer's climate-driven disasters, one might think that the European political system would be devising comprehensive adaptation plans. But, despite some steps in the right direction, Europeans are only just waking up to the constitutional implications of a changing physical environment.

    thinks a changing climate will force the European Union finally to embrace its political nature.
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    The Poverty of Anti-Capitalism

    Harold James considers recent arguments against markets, globalization, and growth, finding them to be deeply flawed.
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    How Not to Fight Inflation

    Joseph E. Stiglitz sees little upside and much downside to further monetary-policy tightening by the US Federal Reserve.
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    Who Is Part of the Free World?

    Anne-Marie Slaughter urges US President Joe Biden to abandon a phrase that is better left in the twentieth century.
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    Realism About Techno-Optimism

    Gernot Wagner laments that public debate about climate solutions is long on political grandstanding and short on nuance.

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