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18-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Commentary | 1:29 PM
The world needs the European Union now more than ever. Despite recent crises and the hard blow dealt by the UK's Brexit vote, the EU may well be the world’s [...]
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17-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Commentary | 12:19 PM
A new world order is beginning to evolve, but the process has so far proved slow, chaotic, and laden with risk. During this dangerous time, we should remember how we [...]
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17-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Commentary | 11:59 AM
More than two decades of nuclear diplomacy with North Korea have highlighted the need to resolve two fundamental dilemmas. And, while past political leaders have preferred to sweep them under [...]
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16-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Commentary | 3:49 PM
The chasm between Russia and the West appears to be wider now than at any point since the Cold War. But Americans, Europeans, and Russians must still work together to [...]
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16-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Commentary | 2:29 PM
Attacks on globalization do not follow from past economic performance or current facts. World leaders should not be shy about defending a process that has delivered more prosperity to more [...]
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15-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Commentary | 4:49 PM
In many ways, Trump’s “America first” policy is defined by its opposition to the internationalist US foreign policy of the past eight decades. But it is not in Europe’s interest [...]
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15-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Commentary | 1:19 PM
Since Russia’s annexation of Crimea in early 2014, its political and military relations with the West have deteriorated sharply. To head off the risk of an arms race or military [...]
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15-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Commentary | 10:49 AM
President Donald Trump's administration is bullying news outlets and trafficking in “alternative facts.” But Trump’s challenge to the status quo may not be an entirely bad thing: journalists now have [...]
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14-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Commentary | 4:29 PM
This week’s meeting between US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu was supposed to focus on their shared desire to reverse the Iran nuclear deal. But the [...]
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13-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Commentary | 2:29 PM
After years of intensifying fragmentation and tension, the EU could lose its most precious assets: peace, prosperity, freedom of movement, and values such as tolerance, openness, and unity. Will Europeans [...]
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09-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Commentary | 4:39 PM
The past three weeks have given the world a stunning role reversal in global governance, with the US eschewing multilateralism and China promoting it. But it is too early to [...]
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09-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Commentary | 12:59 PM
Donald Trump’s US presidency has already upended the key assumptions underpinning China’s post-Cold War grand strategy. While the ideological threat to China has now all but dissipated, the economic and [...]
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