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May 22, 2017

China
Can China Finance One Belt One Road Without Jeopardizing Its Own Financial Stability?

The answer, I think, is yes.  Even after Moody's downgrade.  At least so long as China's ambitions for scaling up what seems to have been a roughly a $15 billion-a-year financing program are reasonab…

Can China Finance One Belt One Road Without Jeopardizing Its Own Financial Stability?

April 26, 2017

International Organizations
Salvaging South Sudan’s Sovereignty (and Ending its Civil War)

This post originally appeared on the Council on Foreign Relations The Internationalist Blog and is written by Kate Almquist Knopf, director of the Africa Center for Strategic Studies, and Payton Knop…

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April 24, 2017

International Organizations
Salvaging South Sudan’s Sovereignty (and Ending its Civil War)

The following is a guest post by Kate Almquist Knopf, director of the Africa Center for Strategic Studies, and Payton Knopf, former coordinator of the UN Panel of Experts on South Sudan. On Tuesda…

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March 29, 2017

Cybersecurity
China and the United States Have an Eerily Similar Approach to Data Sovereignty

Lincoln Davidson is an analyst at Ergo, a New York-based research and advisory firm. You can follow him on Twitter at @dvdsndvdsn. In an article published on Lawfare earlier this week, Susan Henness…

March 6, 2017

Budget, Debt, and Deficits
Puerto Rico’s Daunting Fiscal Math (My View)

An applied economics question: A country with no independent monetary policy, undergoing a ten-year slump that has reduced its real GDP on average by over a percentage point a year, needs to do a …

February 22, 2017

China
China’s Estimated Intervention in January

It should go almost without saying that China’s ability to maintain its current exchange rate regime matters. The yuan has been more less stable against the CFETS basket since last July. If the cu…

China’s Estimated Intervention in January

January 26, 2017

Sub-Saharan Africa
South Africa’s Economic Freedom Fighters Breaks with Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe

South Africa’s Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) is a voice of radical causes, including the expropriation of white-owned land without compensation. It is led by Julius Malema, former head of the Afric…

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January 18, 2017

Wars and Conflict
Global Agenda: President Trump and the Laws of War

This blog post is part of a series entitled Global Agenda, in which experts will identify major global challenges facing President-Elect Trump, the options available to him, and what is at stake for …

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January 3, 2017

China
Three Takes on China to Start a New Year

Christopher Balding (Balding’s World) highlights the risks from the interaction between PBOC tightening—whether because China’s own economy has picked up or a need to mimic the Fed’s tightening cycle…

November 25, 2016

Wars and Conflict
International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Today, November 25, is International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, an internationally recognized day to elevate combating violence against women on the international development …

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