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    Building the Green-Recovery Consensus

    Lolwah Al-Khater & Brian Finlay urge the international community to adopt a shared roadmap for sustainable socioeconomic development.
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    Will Ukraine's Tragedy Spur UN Security Council Reform?

    Kemal Derviş & José Antonio Ocampo argue that a mechanism for overturning permanent members’ vetoes would make the organization more effective.
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    Southeast Asia's New-Old Cold War

    Thitinan Pongsudhirak explains why the region will once again be a major theater of superpower confrontation.
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    A Whiff of Munich

    Harold James considers the historical parallels between 1938 and the latest conflict between Russia and the West.
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    Africa Cannot Afford a Second Cold War

    Hippolyte Fofack warns that rising Sino-American tensions could lead to further lost decades for the region.
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    The Drums of War in Taiwan and Ukraine

    Carl Bildt thinks Chinese and Russian saber-rattling should be viewed as part of a broader strategic threat.
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    Five Visions for a New International Order

    Ana Palacio assesses world leaders' views on the future of global rules and cooperation.
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    NATO's Responsibility to Save Afghans

    Edi Rama argues that the Alliance must not abandon those who believed in and worked with it.

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    Europe and the World Need Ukraine to Prevail

    Dmytro Kuleba & Josep Borrell

    Ukrainians, Europeans, and others around the world all have an interest in opposing the kind of war of aggression that Russia launched two years ago. Failing to support Ukraine now would invite a return to the dark past of military aggression, imperialism, and colonialism – and not just in Europe.

    remind everyone of the stakes in Russia's war of aggression, as it enters its third year.
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    Is Blockchain Ready for Primetime?

    Josh Burek considers whether the technology has checked all the boxes needed to achieve wider adoption.
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    Russia Will Honor Navalny Someday

    Carl Bildt reflects on the murdered opposition leader’s success in challenging Vladimir Putin’s regime.
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    Europe Is Home Alone

    Joschka Fischer thinks the threats to European security have become too great for the status quo to bear.
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    Economic Possibilities for Our Overworked Grandchildren

    Kaushik Basu shows how it is possible to redistribute income from the rich to the poor without undermining individual incentives.
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    Empowering the Pandemic Accord

    Gordon Brown warns that lies could undermine efforts to create a global pact for fighting infectious-disease outbreaks.
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    Will Europe Ever Get Serious About Defense?

    Daniela Schwarzer

    At this year’s Munich Security Conference, European leaders missed yet another opportunity to show how they plan to strengthen NATO’s European pillar and develop a robust European defense industry. Yet with the prospect of another Donald Trump presidency looming, there can be no room for such failures.

    laments the lack of a strong, coordinated message at the latest Munich Security Conference.
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    Rethinking Inequality in Latin America

    Ana María Ibáñez highlights new research showing that the problem is neither as predictable nor as static as many believe.
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    Africa’s Shifting Economic Paradigm

    Rabah Arezki urges policymakers to pursue reforms to promote competition and boost domestic consumption.

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