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Shalom Lipner

Shalom Lipner

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Shalom Lipner, a nonresident senior fellow for Middle East Programs at the Atlantic Council, served seven consecutive Israeli premiers over a quarter-century at the Prime Minister’s Office in Jerusalem.

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  1. Escaping Bibi's Shadow
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    Escaping Bibi's Shadow

    Nov 15, 2021 Shalom Lipner assesses Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s chances of holding together his fractious government.

  2. America Does Not Need a Rabbi-in-Chief
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    America Does Not Need a Rabbi-in-Chief

    Aug 28, 2019 Shalom Lipner decries divisive and inappropriate statements by both Barack Obama and Donald Trump.

  3. Bibi’s Faustian Bargain
    Israeli protesters raise a sign in Hebrew 'Mandelblit, let us decide, we came from Mahalot to protest', as they demonstrate against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images

    Bibi’s Faustian Bargain

    Feb 27, 2018 Shalom Lipner asks whether Israel's embattled prime minister will compromise his country to save himself.

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    Russia’s Financial Crisis Must Come Sooner

    Simon Johnson shows why a low price cap for the country’s crude exports would render the Kremlin’s war economy untenable.
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    QE with Chinese Characteristics?

    Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng urge China to use monetary policy to tackle some of the biggest challenges it faces.
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    Why Europe and Latin America Need Each Other

    Josep Borrell

    In a world of giants, the EU and Mercosur together represent just 10% of the world’s population and 20% of global GDP. If either wants to wield global influence, it needs the other, making the EU-Mercosur trade agreement a strategic imperative.

    urge European Union and Latin American leaders to revive momentum toward a long-overdue trade agreement.
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    Let the WTO Referee Carbon Border Taxes

    Jeffrey Frankel shows how a revived World Trade Organization can play a central role in combating climate change.
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    Elon Musk’s Not-so-Hidden Agenda

    Jason Stanley thinks the mogul's takeover of Twitter reflects his interest in destroying all democratic information spaces.
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    Saadia Zahidi on government spending, debt distress, the Iran protests, and more

    Saadia Zahidi argues that social-safety nets must be customized and targeted to ensure efficiency, advocates a more responsible approach to deficit reduction and fiscal consolidation, describes the complex recipe for helping countries reap the benefits of greater female labor-force participation, and more.
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    The Birth of a New International Order

    Joschka Fischer sees global great-power relations taking shape around a Sino-American dominated pentarchy.
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    The World Cup Syndrome

    Raj Persaud reflects on the effects that loving the “beautiful game” can have on one’s health and finances.
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    Rebooting the World Bank

    Suma Chakrabarti & Chris Humphrey outline key reforms that could help the institution regain the trust of developing countries.

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