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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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    Diplomacy Could Help Revive Democracy in Venezuela

    Roberto Patiño urges the international community to help ensure a free and fair presidential election in July.
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    The Specter of Neo-Fascism Is Haunting Europe

    Slavoj Žižek

    With mainstream parties and politicians already preparing to accommodate the far right following this month's European Parliament election, the axiom of post-World War II European democracy has been quietly abandoned. “No collaboration with fascists" is being replaced by a tacit acceptance of them.

    harbors no illusions about what the outcome of the European Parliament election means.
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    Can Private Hospitals Increase Access to Health Care in Developing Countries?

    Titir Bhattacharya & Tanika Chakraborty show how innovative insurance schemes can help low- and middle-income economies achieve universal coverage.
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    Tracking Ukraine’s Reconstruction Funds

    Wolfgang Fengler & Vladyslav Rashkovan show how digital tools can streamline the process, improve transparency, and provide accountability.
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    Slovakia’s Anti-Democratic Government Is Doubling Down

    Soňa Muzikárová warns that the assassination attempt in May has led the government to double down on illiberal reforms.
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    D-Day and the Threat of Total War

    Robert Skidelsky

    After eight decades of relative peace, the world is once again dividing into hostile economic and geopolitical blocs. The 80th anniversary of the invasion of Normandy offers a valuable opportunity to reflect on the principles we are willing to defend and the sacrifices we are prepared to make.

    thinks understanding the causes and consequences of past global conflicts is crucial to preventing another one.
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    The Dangers of a US Capital Inflow Tax

    Maurice Obstfeld worries that a little-known, highly costly method of deficit reduction is gaining political traction.
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    Europe’s Green Transition Requires More Skilled Workers

    Julie Beaufils urges policymakers to boost the attractiveness of technical vocations by expanding access to apprenticeships.
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    A Monetary and Economic Order Fit for the Twenty-First Century

    Ulrich Volz, et al. identify eight priorities to build a more resilient, inclusive, and sustainable global financial architecture.

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