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Frank-Walter Steinmeier

Frank-Walter Steinmeier

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Frank-Walter Steinmeier is President of Germany.

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  1. Reviving Arms Control in Europe
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    Reviving Arms Control in Europe

    Aug 26, 2016 Frank-Walter Steinmeier proposes measures to bridge the widening divide between the West and Russia.

  2. Unifying the Struggle Against ISIS
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    Unifying the Struggle Against ISIS

    Jan 6, 2016 Frank-Walter Steinmeier calls for a three-pronged strategy to fight Islamist terrorism.

  3. Helmut Schmidt’s World
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    Helmut Schmidt’s World

    Nov 13, 2015 Frank-Walter Steinmeier holds up Germany's former chancellor as an example of leadership for our own tumultuous age.

  4. The DNA of German Foreign Policy
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    The DNA of German Foreign Policy

    Feb 25, 2015 Frank-Walter Steinmeier defines the three main external challenges facing Europe's largest economy.

  5. Towards an Asia-Europe Partnership

    Towards an Asia-Europe Partnership

    Nov 15, 2007 Frank-Walter Steinmeier

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    Why Populists Don’t Concede

    Jan-Werner Mueller

    With election denial becoming a new global trend, it is necessary to ask why so many citizens would accept leaders who fraudulently cry “fraud.” Even when they leave power quietly, populist politicians have exploited political polarization and indoctrinated their supporters never to trust the system.

    explains the political logic of fraudulently crying “fraud” in response to an electoral loss.
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    The Challenge of Monetary Tightening

    Takatoshi Ito identifies the main risks raised by central banks’ efforts to rein in inflation.
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    The High Stakes of Climate-Risk Accounting

    Gernot Wagner & Tom Brookes show why economists can no longer ignore the need for a far more comprehensive set of welfare indicators.
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    The Cost of the Fed’s Challenged Credibility

    Mohamed A. El-Erian interprets the latest market tumult as the price of delaying monetary-policy tightening for too long.
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    Core Dangers for the Fed and China

    Stephen S. Roach

    Just as a fixation on core inflation can mislead central banks, as it has done with the US Federal Reserve, the power of a “core leader” like China’s Xi Jinping is a recipe for misdirected and ultimately unsustainable policy regimes. The very notion of a core adds a false sense of precision when addressing complex problems.

    thinks the US central bank and Chinese governance share a conceptual weakness leading to major policy blunders.
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    Amazon’s Satanic Mills

    Antara Haldar sees recent unionization efforts as a welcome response to an unethical and inhumane business model.
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    Asia’s Captive Market for Migrant Labor

    M. Niaz Asadullah highlights how an entrenched alliance of politicians, bureaucrats, and business elites is exploiting workers.
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    In Search of a Development Plan for Asia

    Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng argue that bottom-up institutions – not top-down strategies – are the key to regional integration.
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    Giorgia Meloni’s Moment

    Bill Emmott sees little difference between the Brothers of Italy’s program and that of recent right-wing governments.

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