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Russia in the American Mind
December 15th, 2017, 04:01 PM

By Michael J. Brenner

Russia has been stigmatized as ghoul no. 2 in the American chamber of horrors. That is an act of escapism that conveniently removes China from much-needed public attention.

Russia has been stigmatized as ghoul no. 2 in the American chamber of horrors. That is an act of escapism that conveniently removes China from much-needed public attention.

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Merkel’s Germany: Shaper or Taker of a United Europe?
December 14th, 2017, 04:01 PM

By Robert Bischof

As Europe’s largest economy struggles to find its future path, what about calls that Germany is Europe’s hegemon?

As Europe’s largest economy struggles to find its future path, what about calls that Germany is Europe’s hegemon?

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Poland’s Path and Challenges: A Reality Check
December 13th, 2017, 04:01 PM

By Rafal Riedel

Though the Polish economy faces external threats, the greatest challenges remain inside the country.

Though the Polish economy faces external threats, the greatest challenges remain inside the country.

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Poland’s Economic Destiny: Middle-Income Trap?
December 12th, 2017, 04:01 PM

By Rafal Riedel

Despite the Polish economy’s success post-1990, the challenge of escaping the middle-income trap is steep.

Despite the Polish economy’s success post-1990, the challenge of escaping the middle-income trap is steep.

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Brexit: The UK’s Four Options, All Tough
December 11th, 2017, 04:01 PM

By Paul Goldschmidt

The Brexit agreement between the UK and the EU is full of contradictions.

The Brexit agreement between the UK and the EU is full of contradictions.

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Brexit: Michael Gove Moves to Center Stage
December 11th, 2017, 04:01 PM

By Denis MacShane

The Irish issue is far from solved. Along with the rest of the many vexing Brexit issues, it is set to dominate UK politics for years ahead.

The Irish issue is far from solved. Along with the rest of the many vexing Brexit issues, it is set to dominate UK politics for years ahead.

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Emissions Control and Electric Cars in 2020
December 10th, 2017, 04:01 PM

By The Globalist

The short-term prospects for electrification of light passenger vehicles globally are still small.

The short-term prospects for electrification of light passenger vehicles globally are still small.

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Electric Cars in 2025 and 2040: New Policies
December 10th, 2017, 04:01 PM

By The Globalist

With minimal policy intervention, electrification of cars is likely to remain too slow for the world’s climate action needs.

With minimal policy intervention, electrification of cars is likely to remain too slow for the world’s climate action needs.

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Electric Cars: How Many Today Worldwide?
December 9th, 2017, 04:01 PM

By The Globalist

Electrification has been slow to convert the passenger automobile market, despite recent leaps.

Electrification has been slow to convert the passenger automobile market, despite recent leaps.

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Electric Cars in 2040: Sustainable Development
December 9th, 2017, 04:01 PM

By The Globalist

Are we on course to electrify enough cars to meet climate change mitigation targets?

Are we on course to electrify enough cars to meet climate change mitigation targets?

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Disinformation Campaigns and Public Mistrust
December 8th, 2017, 04:01 PM

By Andrés Ortega

Disinformation needs to be tackled by a troika – individual members of the public, the social media companies and governments.

Disinformation needs to be tackled by a troika – individual members of the public, the social media companies and governments.

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How the UK Always Plays Ireland
December 7th, 2017, 04:01 PM

By Tom Clifford

The Brexit episode is but the latest historical episode proving that the UK’s political rhetoric is just self-serving when it comes to Irish matters.

The Brexit episode is but the latest historical episode proving that the UK’s political rhetoric is just self-serving when it comes to Irish matters.

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Germany and the Return of the Holy Roman Empire
December 6th, 2017, 04:01 PM

By David Marsh

There are similarities between today's Europe and the patchwork of around 300 territories and principalities which comprised the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation.

There are similarities between today's Europe and the patchwork of around 300 territories and principalities which comprised the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation.

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The Republican Crime Syndicate Takes Control
December 5th, 2017, 04:01 PM

By Richard Phillips

The Republican Party has become a Racketeer Influenced Corrupt Organization (RICO). As with other criminal organizations, its purpose is to rape, pillage and plunder America.

The Republican Party has become a Racketeer Influenced Corrupt Organization (RICO). As with other criminal organizations, its purpose is to rape, pillage and plunder America.

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Will Trump’s Tax Victory Lead to Historic Defeat?
December 4th, 2017, 04:01 PM

By Chris Kutarna

The U.S. government already spends less on education and science than at almost any other time in history. Trump’s tax plan will cut those investments even lower.

The U.S. government already spends less on education and science than at almost any other time in history. Trump’s tax plan will cut those investments even lower.

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Transition in the Middle East: Transition to What?
December 3rd, 2017, 04:01 PM

By James M. Dorsey

In the Middle East and North Africa, the transition toward equitable economic development and transparent and accountable rule of law will take a very long time.

In the Middle East and North Africa, the transition toward equitable economic development and transparent and accountable rule of law will take a very long time.

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India’s Winter of Discontent
December 2nd, 2017, 04:01 PM

By Gurcharan Das

India’s improvement in The Ease of Doing Business index is the first tangible proof of Modi’s election promise of “maximum governance, minimum government."

India’s improvement in The Ease of Doing Business index is the first tangible proof of Modi’s election promise of “maximum governance, minimum government."

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Japan’s Looming Imperial Abdication
December 1st, 2017, 04:01 PM

By Tom Clifford

Japan’s succession will provide the country with symbols of its past, though some will try to hijack them as markers for the future.

Japan’s succession will provide the country with symbols of its past, though some will try to hijack them as markers for the future.

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Why Saudi Arabia’s Lebanon Gamble May Pay Off
November 30th, 2017, 04:01 PM

By James M. Dorsey

Hezbollah may choose to focus on its all-important goal of securing Lebanese-Syrian relations, at the expense of the Houthis in Yemen.

Hezbollah may choose to focus on its all-important goal of securing Lebanese-Syrian relations, at the expense of the Houthis in Yemen.

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Pakistan: Where China Hits a Wall
November 29th, 2017, 04:01 PM

By James M. Dorsey

Pakistan, an important node in China's Belt and Road Initiative, is concerned about a neocolonial Chinese effort to extract the country’s resources.

Pakistan, an important node in China's Belt and Road Initiative, is concerned about a neocolonial Chinese effort to extract the country’s resources.

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