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Putin's War on Ukraine

Putin’s War on Ukraine

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  1. bildt115_VLADIMIR SMIRNOVPOOLAFP via Getty Images_putinkimjongun Vladimir Smirnov/Pool/AFP via Getty Images

    The Axis of Outcasts

    Carl Bildt worries about the implications of desperate global pariah states finding common cause.
  2. patten157_ANTHONY WALLACEAFP via Getty Images_jimmylai Anthony Wallace/AFP via Getty Images

    A Smidgen of Hope

    Chris Patten highlights the crucial role of free speech in ensuring citizens' well-being in open societies.
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    The US Must Not Personally Humiliate Putin

    Keren Yarhi-Milo argues that American officials need to scale up military support for Ukraine and refrain from name-calling.
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    The Strongest Army in Europe?

    Sławomir Sierakowski thinks the Polish government has prioritized procurement over meaningful defense preparation.
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    Putin’s History Lessons

    Nina L. Khrushcheva sees parallels between the Kremlin’s revanchist agenda and Soviet attempts to rewrite the past.
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    The Russia Sanctions Are Working

    Sergei Guriev examines the country's rapidly deteriorating fiscal outlook in the wake of the ruble's latest tumble.
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    Sympathy for the Oligarch

    Konstantin Sonin laments the sanctioning of two pioneers of Russia’s market economy, Petr Aven and Mikhail Fridman.
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    The Myth of Global Grain Shortages

    Jayati Ghosh argues that efforts to support Ukrainian wheat exports primarily serve the interests of agribusiness giants.
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    The New World Disorder

    Richard Haass highlights the growing threat to international stability and calls for effective cooperation.
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    Latin America’s Growth Conundrum

    Arminio Fraga, et al.

    Since 1960, only a few countries in Latin America have narrowed the gap between their per capita income and that of the United States, while most of the region has lagged far behind. Making up for lost ground will require a coordinated effort, involving both technocratic tinkering and bold political leadership.

    explain what it will take finally to achieve economic convergence with advanced economies.
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    We Need to Talk About Bank Supervision

    Howard Davies thinks the renewed debate over commercial bank capital requirements largely misses the point.
  4. skidelsky191_Hollie AdamsGetty Images_rorystewart Hollie Adams/Getty Images

    The New Anatomy of Britain

    Robert Skidelsky laments the decline of UK institutions and the increasingly limited scope for meaningful action.
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    Financing Our Survival

    Vera Songwe

    Between now and the end of this decade, climate-related investments need to increase by orders of magnitude to keep the world on track toward achieving even more ambitious targets by mid-century. Fortunately, if done right, such investments could usher in an entirely new and better economy.

    explains what it will take to mobilize capital for the net-zero transition worldwide.
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    Whither the G20?

    Takatoshi Ito sees the grouping as increasingly divided between friends of the G7 and friends of China and Russia.
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    Making the Most of Africa’s Strategic Green Minerals

    Marit Kitaw explains how the continent can move beyond resource extraction to build green industry.
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    America Must Join Europe’s Climate Club

    Gary Yohe & Roger Kuhns urge US policymakers to create a carbon-pricing policy in line with the bloc’s emissions-reduction plan.
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    Measuring Corruption in China

    Yongheng Deng & Shang-Jin Wei outline a novel approach to assessing the extent and scope of the country's graft problem.

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