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Tobias Bunde

Tobias Bunde

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Tobias Bunde, a senior researcher at the Hertie School in Berlin, is Director of Research and Policy at the Munich Security Conference.

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  1. No One Wins in a Lose-Lose World
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    No One Wins in a Lose-Lose World

    Feb 12, 2024 Tobias Bunde & Sophie Eisentraut urge the international community to prevent fears of unequal outcomes from undermining shared prosperity.

  2. Re-Envisioning the Liberal International Order
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    Re-Envisioning the Liberal International Order

    Feb 14, 2023 Tobias Bunde & Sophie Eisentraut share new findings about how major countries and their people see the world today.

  3. Unlearning Helplessness
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    Unlearning Helplessness

    Feb 14, 2022 Tobias Bunde urges democratic leaders to demonstrate greater belief in their ability to tackle today’s mounting crises.

  4. Building NATO’s “Weimar Triangle”
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    Building NATO’s “Weimar Triangle”

    Aug 29, 2014 Tobias Bunde, et al. call for France, Germany, and Poland to reassure member states near Russia.

  5. The Western Alliance in the Digital Age

    The Western Alliance in the Digital Age

    Jan 30, 2014 Wolfgang Ischinger & Tobias Bunde discuss the crucial strategic debate that this weekend's Munich Security Conference will address.

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    The Drums of US-China Cyber War

    Stephen S. Roach worries that irrational Sinophobia has become America's new bipartisan political orthodoxy.
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    Japan as Number Four

    Takatoshi Ito hopes the news that the economy has slipped from third place globally will serve as a wake-up call.
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    The Financial March to War

    Harold James explains how currency wars and speculation could feature in today’s great-power conflicts.
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    A Stablecoin Pilot in China?

    Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng see an opportunity in Hong Kong’s efforts to establish a regulatory regime for issuers of the cryptoasset.
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    The War for the West

    Ivan Krastev interviewed by Sławomir Sierakowski

    Although the events of the last two years amount to a clear strategic failure for Russian President Vladimir Putin, it is equally clear that the West became overly confident after Ukraine's battlefield successes in 2022. Now, a strategic re-calibration may be in order.

    about the conflict in Ukraine and the challenges facing Western democracies in a changing world.
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    An Antidote to the Polarization Poison

    Ngaire Woods suggests how policymakers can foster a sense of solidarity among people of different political creeds.
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    How America’s CHIPS Act Hurts Taiwan

    Chang-Tai Hsieh, et al. worry that US inducements are luring the world’s top semiconductor manufacturer down a dead end.
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    Will the US Economy Drive Global Growth this Year?

    Mohamed A. El-Erian

    Despite rosy forecasts, the US economy faces powerful headwinds that call into question its ability to serve as the world’s main growth driver. These challenges are compounded by domestic and geopolitical uncertainties that have not been reflected in market valuations and economic assessments.

    explains why economists and investors are far too optimistic about America’s near-term prospects.
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    The US Is Jeopardizing the Open Internet

    Natalie Dunleavy Campbell & Stan Adams condemn America’s apparent decision to abandon its role as a champion of a free digital domain.

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