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Sigmar Gabriel

Sigmar Gabriel

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Sigmar Gabriel, a former federal minister and vice chancellor of Germany, is Chairman of Atlantik-Brücke

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  1. The Coming Decade of Peacelessness
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    The Coming Decade of Peacelessness

    Apr 1, 2022 Sigmar Gabriel thinks Europe is entering a new period of turmoil from which it could ultimately emerge stronger.

  2. An Interview with Sigmar Gabriel
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    An Interview with Sigmar Gabriel

    Aug 24, 2021 Sigmar Gabriel puts the lie to the narrative that Germany is a net contributor country in the EU, proposes how Europe should deal with China, and explains what is wrong with the German election campaign.

  3. Will Europe Rise to Biden’s Challenge?
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    Will Europe Rise to Biden’s Challenge?

    Jul 12, 2021 Sigmar Gabriel explains what Germany and the EU need to do to contribute to the renewal of the liberal democratic order.

  4. What Europe Must Do
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    What Europe Must Do

    Apr 30, 2021 Sigmar Gabriel outlines a strategy for preserving the bloc's sovereignty and security in a Sino-American century.

  5. Europe After Brexit
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    Europe After Brexit

    Jan 6, 2021 Sigmar Gabriel shows how the United Kingdom's withdrawal has brought long-dormant strategic questions back to the fore.

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    A Hillbilly Elegy for Ukraine and the West

    Carl Bildt considers the disastrous implications of US vice-presidential nominee J.D. Vance’s worldview.
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    We Are All Biomass

    Slavoj Žižek sees our shared environmental predicament as a stronger basis for solidarity than appeals to compassion.
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    Mordecai Kurz on market power, Big Tech, antitrust, and more

    Mordecai Kurz explains how technology firms abuse patent law to establish and preserve monopolies, criticizes the US Supreme Court’s approach to market power, sheds light on the relationship between innovation and inequality, and more.
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    Biden Rejects the Drug of Power

    Nina L. Khrushcheva

    Joe Biden's decision to drop out of the presidential race reflects a humility that is far more likely to be found among democratic leaders than authoritarians. But as Donald Trump has shown – with his efforts to overturn the 2020 election and his vow to be a dictator “on day one” – such humility is never guaranteed.

    praises the US president for stepping aside to let a younger candidate take over.
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    Impunity for Authoritarians Fuels Political Violence

    Maciej Kisilowski explains why allowing corrupt leaders to evade justice can stoke public fear and discontent.
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    As Disinformation Thrives, Democracy Dies

    Nishant Lalwani, et al. argue that increased aid for independent media is necessary to defend press freedom in the developing world.
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    The Dead Hand of Neoliberalism Is Blocking Green Growth

    Laura Carvalho sees rich countries pursuing industrial strategies while poorer countries are prevented from following suit.
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    Will the Democrats Win After Biden’s Withdrawal?

    Richard Haass

    US President Joe Biden’s decision to drop out of the 2024 presidential race has revived the Democrats’ chances of victory. Given the profound differences between the two parties, it is difficult to exaggerate just how much is at stake when Americans vote this November.

    explains how the new Democratic nominee could get out from under the shadow of an unpopular president.
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    Middle East Peace and the US Election

    Bruce Ackerman sees the arrival of a moderate Iranian president as an electoral opportunity for the Democrats.

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