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Thiago de Aragão, CEO of Arko International – Latin American Research and Public Affairs, is a senior research associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

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  1. Will Javier Milei Upend Argentina’s Foreign Policy?
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    Will Javier Milei Upend Argentina’s Foreign Policy?

    Jan 24, 2024 Thiago de Aragão argues that the newly installed president cannot afford to fulfill his campaign vow to sever ties with China.

  2. Can Brazil Stop Venezuela from Invading Guyana?
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    Can Brazil Stop Venezuela from Invading Guyana?

    Dec 12, 2023 Thiago de Aragão urges Latin America’s largest country to take the lead on de-escalating regional tensions.

  3. Understanding Brazil’s Insurrection
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    Understanding Brazil’s Insurrection

    Jan 11, 2023 Thiago de Aragão & Otaviano Canuto reflect on the conditions leading up to January 8 and its implications for the future of the country's democracy.

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    Europe’s Carbon Border Tax Advances the Fight Against Climate Change

    Jeffrey Frankel shows how the European Union’s carbon-price mechanism could encourage other countries to follow suit.
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    Africa Can’t Prosper Without Regional Trade

    Kingsley Moghalu argues that the continent has been missing a key ingredient of robust, sustained growth.
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    Divestment from Israel Will Not Bring Peace

    Anne O. Krueger argues that meeting protesters' demand would weaken US universities – one of America’s sources of strength.
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    The US-China Trade War Heats Up

    A spate of new US tariffs on Chinese goods has raised the specter of full economic decoupling between the world’s two largest economies. For many observers, the measures are not only misguided, but also counter-productive, with the potential to undermine economic dynamism, hamper climate action, and trigger geopolitical conflict.

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    The Indian Election and the Country’s Economic Future

    Raghuram G. Rajan

    Economically, India today feels like a place of limitless possibilities. But with only a narrow window in which to grow rich before it grows old, the policy decisions it makes today will have an outsize influence on its future prospects.

    worries that the country will squander its massive potential by trying to emulate China's growth strategy.
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    How Europe Can Get the Green Deal Done

    Simone Tagliapietra proposes EU-level measures that would help offset the negative distributional effects of climate policy.
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    Reckoning With a New Authoritarian Bloc

    Joschka Fischer considers the implications of a northern Asian alliance that exists primarily to challenge American hegemony.
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    Is Europe Too Big for Further Enlargement?

    Ana Palacio warns that even if candidates meet accession criteria, decision-making processes would need to be reformed.
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    The Sino-American Trade War Benefits China’s Competitors

    Arvind Subramanian warns that escalating protectionism, while dangerous, could end up helping developing countries like India.

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