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Sigmar Gabriel

Sigmar Gabriel

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Sigmar Gabriel, a former federal minister and vice chancellor of Germany, is Chairman of Atlantik-Brücke

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  1. The Coming Decade of Peacelessness
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    The Coming Decade of Peacelessness

    Apr 1, 2022 Sigmar Gabriel thinks Europe is entering a new period of turmoil from which it could ultimately emerge stronger.

  2. An Interview with Sigmar Gabriel
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    An Interview with Sigmar Gabriel

    Aug 24, 2021 Sigmar Gabriel puts the lie to the narrative that Germany is a net contributor country in the EU, proposes how Europe should deal with China, and explains what is wrong with the German election campaign.

  3. Will Europe Rise to Biden’s Challenge?
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    Will Europe Rise to Biden’s Challenge?

    Jul 12, 2021 Sigmar Gabriel explains what Germany and the EU need to do to contribute to the renewal of the liberal democratic order.

  4. What Europe Must Do
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    What Europe Must Do

    Apr 30, 2021 Sigmar Gabriel outlines a strategy for preserving the bloc's sovereignty and security in a Sino-American century.

  5. Europe After Brexit
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    Europe After Brexit

    Jan 6, 2021 Sigmar Gabriel shows how the United Kingdom's withdrawal has brought long-dormant strategic questions back to the fore.

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    The Key to Unlocking Africa’s Economic Potential

    Landry Signé explains why fostering trade integration and regional value chains is essential for the continent to prosper.
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    Geopolitical Davids and Goliaths

    Harold James considers lessons from smaller countries about how to wield power and influence in the twenty-first century.
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    Preparing for the Next Global Catastrophe

    José Manuel Barroso explains why global leaders must focus on creating equitable response mechanisms ahead of the next crisis.
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    Italy’s Next Government Must Tackle Climate Security

    Luca Bergamaschi shows why the country’s politicians can no longer afford to ignore a major threat to national security.
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    Europe and the New Non-Alignment

    Laurence Tubiana

    Despite the massive civilian suffering in Ukraine, many countries have been wary of taking sides, owing both to a perception of European double standards and to Russia’s leverage over energy and commodity prices. But while new geopolitical dynamics have complicated climate advocacy, they certainly haven't derailed it.

    sees both challenges and opportunities for climate policy in an era of geopolitical fragmentation.
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    The Sting of Climate Risk Is in the Tails

    Mark Cliffe thinks conventional models have overemphasized the long term at the expense of more immediate threats.
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    Should Humanities Professors Be Automated?

    Nicholas Agar considers the implications of recent successes with AI-generated academic research and writing.
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    Should Energy Companies’ Windfall Profits Be Taxed?

    Imposing a one-off tax on energy companies’ extraordinary profits might seem like a no-brainer at a time of soaring inflation, but the idea has more than a few detractors. As policymakers in a growing number of economies move ahead, we asked PS commentators whether they are right to do so.

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    The Global Necessity of American Democracy

    Javier Solana shows why the political health of the United States has become a matter of global concern.

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