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Dmitri Trenin

Dmitri Trenin

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Dmitri Trenin, a former director of the Carnegie Moscow Center, is the author, most recently, of Russia (Polity, 2019). 

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  1. War Games Are No Game
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    War Games Are No Game

    Sep 8, 2021 Dmitri Trenin, et al. call on NATO, Russian, and Chinese military leaders to activate neglected confidence-building mechanisms.

  2. China’s Victory in Ukraine
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    China’s Victory in Ukraine

    Jul 31, 2014 Dmitri Trenin says that only one major country stands to gain from Russia's conflict with the West.

  3. Securing the Sochi Olympics

    Securing the Sochi Olympics

    Feb 4, 2014 Dmitri Trenin warns that Russia's effort to prevent terrorist attacks at the Winter Olympics could leave the rest of the country vulnerable.

  4. Integrating Russia’s Post-Imperium

    Integrating Russia’s Post-Imperium

    Nov 2, 2011 Dmitri Trenin

  5. Russia Hits the Reset Button

    Russia Hits the Reset Button

    May 31, 2010 Dmitri Trenin

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    Making the Most of FDI

    Keun Lee considers what it takes to convert foreign investment into growth, development, and technological upgrading.
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    Explaining Americans’ Pessimism About a Strong Economy

    Jeffrey Frankel considers possible reasons for the disconnect between economic performance and public perceptions.
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    Sharing the Tech Wealth

    Diane Coyle

    Big Tech firms flagrantly disregard the implicit social contract that enables capitalist economies to thrive. The time has come to curb their market power and establish the institutional mechanisms necessary to prevent the benefits of technological innovation from being monopolized by a privileged few.

    urges investment in digital public infrastructure to curb the adverse effects of market power.
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    The WTO’s FDI Challenge

    Karl P. Sauvant urges the World Trade Organization’s members to adopt the new Investment Facilitation for Development Agreement.
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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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