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The Lehman Legacy

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The collapse in 2008 of US investment bank Lehman Brothers triggered the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, with millions still suffering from the economic downturn and high unemployment that followed. Why, five years later, has regulatory reform lagged and economic recovery remained elusive?

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Saving the Iran Nuclear Deal

Josep Borrell

Five years after the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action was concluded, it is on life support, following the US's reinstatement of sanctions and Iran's return to enrichment activities. Before two decades of diplomacy are squandered, all parties involved must step back from the precipice.

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    Saving the Iran Nuclear Deal

    Josep Borrell

    Five years after the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action was concluded, it is on life support, following the US's reinstatement of sanctions and Iran's return to enrichment activities. Before two decades of diplomacy are squandered, all parties involved must step back from the precipice.

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