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April 19, 2013

Europe
A Conversation with Dr. Wolfgang Schauble

Wolfgang Schäuble discusses the financial market regulation and current state of the European Union.

January 18, 2013

Sub-Saharan Africa
Emerging Voices: Wolfgang Fengler on the Future of Aid to Africa

Emerging Voices features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new research, thinking, and approaches to development challenges. This article is from Wolfgang Fengler, the lead e…

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June 7, 2018

Germany
Merkel and Scholz Have Put the IMF in a Pickle

Germany seems to have ruled out all the mechanisms for eurozone fiscal expansion that the IMF liked…

Merkel and Scholz Have Put the IMF in a Pickle

October 11, 2017

China
Three Items of Note

Often one of the best ways to get noticed is to highlight something a bit surprising. A data point that doesn’t match expectations for example. Puerto Rico’s large trade surplus for example, which…

Three Items of Note

August 9, 2017

Foreign Aid
Why Cutting Foreign Aid Benefits Terrorists

President Trump's proposal to cut USAID funding will not help the United States fight terrorism. 

Shadow on USAID boxes

May 9, 2018

Religion
Faith, Poverty, and Action

David Beckmann, Simone Campbell, and Ruth W. Messinger, with Lisa Sharon Harper moderating, discuss faith, poverty, and action, as part of the 2018 CFR Religion and Foreign Policy Workshop.

Play Faith Poverty and Action

August 2, 2016

Development
Amid Slowing Trade, What’s Next for Global Supply Chains?

Global trade and the supply chains that support it are undergoing a period of profound change. Supply chains face threats including a resurgence of protectionism, climate change, decaying infrastruct…

Employees sort boxes and parcels at the logistic centre of a express delivery company, after the Singles Day online shopping festival, in Wuhan, Hubei province, China, November 12, 2015 (Reuters/Stringer).

May 7, 2015

Europe and Eurasia
Which Countries Stand to Lose Big from a Greek Default?

The IMF has turned up the heat on Greece’s Eurozone neighbors, calling on them to write off “significant amounts” of Greek sovereign debt.  Writing off debt, however, doesn’t make the pain disappe…

Which Countries Stand to Lose Big from a Greek Default?

June 20, 2012

Clarity about Austerity

I have just had the privilege of speaking at the main annual conference of Germany’s Economic Council, the economic and business arm of the Christian Democratic Union, the current governing party. Ch…

A man walks in front of a closed bank branch in central Athens, February 2012 (John Kolesidis/Courtesy Reuters).

April 20, 2013

Middle East and North Africa
Why Europe Can’t Bring Peace to the Middle East

Lady Catherine Ashton, the EU’s top foreign policy official, has received a remarkable letter from the "European Eminent Persons Group on the Middle East Peace Process." This self-selected collectivi…