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Brian Finlay

Brian Finlay

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Brian Finlay is President and CEO of the Stimson Center.

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  1. Building the Green-Recovery Consensus
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    Building the Green-Recovery Consensus

    Mar 21, 2022 Lolwah Al-Khater & Brian Finlay urge the international community to adopt a shared roadmap for sustainable socioeconomic development.

  2. A European-Style United Nations
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    A European-Style United Nations

    Apr 27, 2021 Sandra Breka & Brian Finlay argue that the EU should serve as a model for the body's renewal – and the future of multilateralism.

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    How to Boost NATO-EU Cooperation

    Ian Bond & Luigi Scazzieri propose ways the two organizations should work together to counter the increased Russian security threat.
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    Innovative Finance Can Help Rebuild Ukraine

    Marcus Fedder proposes two creative and recently proven methods for partly bridging the country’s postwar funding gap.
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    The Roots of Resistance

    Yuliya Tymoshenko

    An underground war is erupting in Ukraine's occupied cities, towns, and villages, as artillery duels between Ukrainian forces and Russia’s much larger army transform the Donbas into a wasteland. 

    As the war in Ukraine drags on, the savage resistance struggles against the Nazi-occupation of Europe in World War II now seem a prophecy of the partisan war under way across Ukraine.

    draws a direct line from Europe's anti-Nazi underground armies of World War II to Ukraine's partisan war today.
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    American CHIPS Off the Chinese Block

    Anne O. Krueger

    America's world-leading semiconductor industry is a testament to the advantages a competitive market economy has over a command economy like China. But now that the United States has gotten into the business of favoring some producers over others, it is setting the industry up for chronic under-performance.

    worries that a new $52 billion subsidy program will undermine competition and innovation in a key industry.
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    The Republican God That Failed

    Nina L. Khrushcheva

    After losing the Republican primary, and thus her US House seat, Liz Cheney announced the formation of a new political action committee and suggested that she might run for president, all part of her effort to keep Donald Trump out of the White House. She is channeling the oppositional zeal that political disillusion often fuels.

    considers the implications of Liz Cheney’s primary loss for the GOP and American democracy.
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    A Turkish Playbook for Fighting Populism

    Seren Selvin Korkmaz shows how an opposition alliance is threatening President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s autocratic rule.
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    Brexit Britain Confronts Reality

    Chris Patten

    Britons must look at themselves calmly and honestly, recognizing the tough times that lie ahead and the changes needed to get the country back on track. Unfortunately, the country's political leaders remain unwilling to treat voters like grown-ups.

    holds out little hope that political leaders will offer voters an honest assessment of the country’s problems.
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    The Post-Global Economy

    Many argue that the combined effects of the 2008 global financial crisis, the COVID-19 pandemic, Sino-American decoupling, and Russia’s war against Ukraine have dealt an irreversible blow to three decades of open trade and burgeoning supply chains. How should policymakers and businesses respond to the apparent demise of globalization, and what new paradigm might replace it?

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    The New Resilience Paradigm

    Anthea Roberts & Jensen Sass explain why we need a new, post-neoliberal policy paradigm that places resilience at its center.

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