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IA Forum Interview: Nadia AlZeabot, Kuwait Oil Company
IA Forum Interview: Nadia AlZeabot, Kuwait Oil Company

Nadia AlZeabot (Kuwait Oil Company), session leader at this month's Association for Strategic Planning Annual Conference, discusses managing change through ‘Center of Excellence’ implementation for the Upstream Oil Sector in Kuwai...

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The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC): The Political Economy Analyzed
The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC): The Political Economy Analyzed

Analysis of CPEC and its implications to the political economy. By Dr. Sohail Mahmood. (05/08/2017)

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The return of Gulbuddin Hekmatyar: A homecoming that doesn’t feel like one
The return of Gulbuddin Hekmatyar: A homecoming that doesn’t feel like one

What does the return of Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, the leader of what had been the second largest militant group in the Afghanistan, mean for the country? Gulbuddin HekmatyarBy Chayanika Saxena. (05/08/2017)

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The US Unilateral Strike against Syria: Another Missed Test on the Credibility of the Theory of Resp
The US Unilateral Strike against Syria: Another Missed Test on the Credibility of the Theory of Resp

Analyzing the theory of Responsibility to Protect (R2P) in the context of the recent US strike against Syria.  By Dr. Ilja Richard Pavone. (05/05/2017)

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The Demise of NAFTA – Canada’s Silver Lining
The Demise of NAFTA – Canada’s Silver Lining

What's the fallout in Canada from recent NAFTA rumblings from President Trump? By Dr. Bruce Mabley. (05/04/2017)

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Kulbhushan Jhadav Affair and India-Pakistan Conflict
Kulbhushan Jhadav Affair and India-Pakistan Conflict

A close look at the Kulbhushan Jhadav Affair and its repurcussions. By Dr. Sohail Mahmood. (04/25/2017)

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IA Forum Interview: Dr. Devyn Smith
IA Forum Interview: Dr. Devyn Smith

Dr. Devyn Smith, keynote speaker at next month's Association for Strategic Planning Annual Conference, discusses strategic planning challenges facing the pharmaceutical industry in a fast moving and dynamic environment. (04/18/2017)

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Neo-religionism of the post ideological Russia
Neo-religionism of the post ideological Russia

Refeudalisation of Europe – I Part. By Anis H. Bajrektarevic. (04/17/2017)

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Democracy Versus Dictatorship As Africa’s Best Model of Governance
Democracy Versus Dictatorship As Africa’s Best Model of Governance

Africa must look to further democratization. By Chambers Umezulike. (04/13/2017)

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IA Forum Interview: Dr. Tanai Charinsarn
IA Forum Interview: Dr. Tanai Charinsarn

Dr. Tanai Charinsarn, session leader at next month's Association for Strategic Planning Annual Conference, discusses the strategic planning methodology, Emerging-Business Opportunities (EBO) .  (02/29/2016)

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Paging Gov. Beasley: Will the World Food Program face a famine or flourish under American budget cut
Paging Gov. Beasley: Will the World Food Program face a famine or flourish under American budget cut

The WFP needs to flourish in these trying times to control world hunger and thirst. New Executive Director Gov. David Beasley needs to do just that. By M. Patel. (03/29/2017)

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Let’s shatter the glass ceiling for women in global banking
Let’s shatter the glass ceiling for women in global banking

On this International Women’s Day, we can start to begin the end of male dominance of MDBs: let’s shatter the glass ceiling for women in global MBD banking. By M. Patel. (03/08/2017)

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A Consequential UN Appointment From The Trump Administration
A Consequential UN Appointment From The Trump Administration

David Beasley has been nominated to lead the United Nation’s World Food Program (WFP), a critical program that needs visionary leadership.  By M. Patel. (03/07/2017)

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New book: International Political Psychology: Explorations into a New Discipline
New book: International Political Psychology: Explorations into a New Discipline

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Organ Trafficking During Times of War and Political Conflict
Organ Trafficking During Times of War and Political Conflict

In this special excerpt from the latest issue of International Affairs Forum, Nancy Scheper-Hughes, provides an in-depth look at organ trafficking issues. (11/17/2016)

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Corruption – Security: Forging U.S. Strategy
Corruption – Security: Forging U.S. Strategy

In this special excerpt from the latest issue of International Affairs Forum, co-founder of Transparency International, Frank Vogl, discusses US policy to address the nexus of security and corruption issues. (11/02/2016)

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Now Available - IA Forum Fall 2016 Issue: Corruption and Human Trafficking
Now Available - IA Forum Fall 2016 Issue: Corruption and Human Trafficking

The Fall 2016 issue of International Affairs Forum is now available. This focuses on Corruption and Human Trafficking, with interviews and essays from contributors from around the world, spanning academia to practitioners to winners of our Student Writing Competition.  

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Information on Anti-Corruption Program in Macedonia
Information on Anti-Corruption Program in Macedonia
Information sheet on joint Transparency International and Center for International Relations anti-corruption effort, Transparency Watch.

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IA FORUM ARTICLES
Hamas Still Hamas

An analysis of the state of Hamas, through interpreting the Document of General Principles and Policies issued by Hamas in 2017. By Prof. Mohammed Al-Azdee. (05/23/2017)

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IA Forum Interview: Nadia AlZeabot, Kuwait Oil Company

Nadia AlZeabot (Kuwait Oil Company), session leader at this month's Association for Strategic Planning Annual Conference, discusses managing change through ‘Center of Excellence’ implementation for the Upstream Oil Sector in Kuwait. (04/18/2017)

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Accelerating Change in North Korea

An alternative approach to ending the ongoing crisis on the Korean Peninsula. By Peter Murphy. (02/24/2017)

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Antagonisms to the East: Why EU sanctions against Russia are counterproductive

Why EU sanctions against Russia are counterproductive. By Jessica C. Tselepy. (03/02/2017)

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Australia, Afghanistan and Trump’s allure

Australia's aid issue with Afghanistan. By Aiden Parkes. (03/16/2017)

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Brazil in the short Strikes – the ultimate price of welfare

What's the state of Temer's economic efforts in Brazil? By Luísa Monteiro. (05/05/2017)

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CEDAW, UNSCR 1325, and Intersectionality

A review of legal frameworks during war and peace times. By Catherine Howell. (02/14/2017)

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China’s Belt and Road Initiative: A Brief Analysis

A look at China's Belt and Road Initiative, and its implications. By Dr. Sohail Mahmood. (05/08/2017)

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Chinese Foreign Policy in East Asia: A 2016 Assessment of Strategy and Goals

An analysis of China’s strategy and policy goals for advancing its interests in East Asia and its potential impacts. By Daniel Urchick. (01/09/2016)

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Concerting for peace in Afghanistan: Will the ‘meeting of six’ have a tune to play?

What's the hope for Afghanistan's current peace process involving regional powers?  By Chayanika Saxena. (03/19/2017)

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Corruption – Security: Forging U.S. Strategy

In this special excerpt from the latest issue of International Affairs Forum, co-founder of Transparency International, Frank Vogl, discusses US policy to address the nexus of security and corruption issues. (11/02/2016)

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Culture as a binding factor in our society, interview with Camilla Habsburg-Lothringen

Interview with Camilla Habsburg-Lothringen about cultural diplomacy. Interview by Djoeke Altena. (first published by Dutch Diplomat Magazine, 03/13/2017)

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Evaluating Grand Strategy in American and Chinese History

Essay analyzes and compares Chinese and U.S. Grand Strategies. By Justin Leopold-Cohen. (03/29/2017)

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Facing the Trump Presidency – Will the Monroe doctrine finally die?

What does the incoming Trump administration portend for US-South American relations? By Nicola Bilotta. (01/18/2017)

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Has economic globalization worsened the situation of the third world countries?

Economic gobalization: The other side of the coin. By Jibraan Mansoor. (03/20/2017)

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IA Forum Interview: Dr. Devyn Smith

Dr. Devyn Smith, keynote speaker at next month's Association for Strategic Planning Annual Conference, discusses strategic planning challenges facing the pharmaceutical industry in a fast moving and dynamic environment. (04/18/2017)

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IA Forum Interview: Dr. Tanai Charinsarn

Dr. Tanai Charinsarn, session leader at next month's Association for Strategic Planning Annual Conference, discusses the strategic planning methodology, Emerging-Business Opportunities (EBO) .  (02/29/2016)

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In Defense of Europe

Author calls for sustaining the European Union. By Prof. A.C. Beyer. (02/27/2017)

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Methods of Manipulation: How Militant regimes control the masses

Essay focuses on Indonesia and Burma to examine how militant regimes seek to control the masses. By Juli Adhikari. (03/08/2017)

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New book: International Political Psychology: Explorations into a New Discipline

New book from Anna Cornelia Beyer:

Now Available - IA Forum Fall 2016 Issue: Corruption and Human Trafficking

The Fall 2016 issue of International Affairs Forum is now available. This focuses on Corruption and Human Trafficking, with interviews and essays from contributors from around the world, spanning academia to practitioners to winners of our Student Writing Competition.  

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Organ Trafficking During Times of War and Political Conflict

In this special excerpt from the latest issue of International Affairs Forum, Nancy Scheper-Hughes, provides an in-depth look at organ trafficking issues. (11/17/2016)

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Religious Freedom in Southeast Asia

Focusing on Philippines and Vietnam, a look at religious freedom in Southeast Asia. By Sooyoung Hu. (03/02/2017)

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The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC): The Political Economy Analyzed

Analysis of CPEC and its implications to the political economy. By Dr. Sohail Mahmood. (05/08/2017)

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The World’s Last Colony: Morocco

Morocco continues occupation of Western Sahara, in defiance of UN. By Nizar Visram. (03/28/2017)

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Were human rights a product of the 1940s or the 1970s?

Paper argues that Human Rights originated and were a product of the 1940s. By Jibraan Mansoor. (03/23/2017)

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Kulbhushan Jhadav Affair and India-Pakistan Conflict

A close look at the Kulbhushan Jhadav Affair and its repurcussions. By Dr. Sohail Mahmood. (04/25/2017)

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Neo-religionism of the post ideological Russia

Refeudalisation of Europe – I Part. By Anis H. Bajrektarevic. (04/17/2017)

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Migration and Statelessness: New Issue of International Affairs Forum Now Available

The new issue of International Affairs Forum is now available. It focuses on Migration and Statelessness, with interviews and essays from a myriad of contributors from around the world, spanning academia to practitioners.  

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Information on Anti-Corruption Program in Macedonia

Information sheet on joint Transparency International and Center for International Relations anti-corruption effort, Transparency Watch.
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Discussion Brief: Sustainable Agricultural Productivity Target

Brief discusses Links to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) / Post-2015 Development Framework and Role of Committee on World Food Security (CFS) & Its Stakeholders. By Mumukshu Patel. (10/01/2013)

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Examination of Saudi-Iranian relations and their potential impact on the Middle East. By Dr. Mohammed Nuruzzaman. (08/28/2016)

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TODAY'S EDITORIALS
'Schindler List' for Southeast Europe
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The return of Gulbuddin Hekmatyar: A homecoming that doesn’t feel like one
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The US Unilateral Strike against Syria: Another Missed Test on the Credibility of the Theory of Resp
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A Consequential UN Appointment From The Trump Administration
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Democracy Versus Dictatorship As Africa’s Best Model of Governance
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Let’s shatter the glass ceiling for women in global banking
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Open Borders or Build a Wall? The Democratic Party's Crisis of Vision
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Paging Gov. Beasley: Will the World Food Program face a famine or flourish under American budget cut
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The Demise of NAFTA – Canada’s Silver Lining
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What Kind of Political Realignment, and What Kind of Leader, Do We Need In The United States Today?
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Who Needs Dysfunction in the Balkans?
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All Breaking Beds of our Most Favored Agressor
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China’s Counter-Enlightenment Approach to Taking Control of Afro-Eurasia
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Donald Trump, the Nuclear Issue and Nuclear War
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Human Misery Monetized
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La-La-Land of Central Asia: Kazakhstan and its “Astana Code of Conduct”
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Mediocrity of African Diplomats is Unacceptable
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Strengthening the Nuclear Nonproliferation Regime
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The North Korean Nuclear Clock and Donald Trump
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The Plight of Refugees
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To Be or Not To Be (Connected): The Right to be Disconnected
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Trump's Turn
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EU Reloaded?
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European Union's No-Sum Game on Nagorno-Karabakh
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Expanding Japanese Military Presence in Djibouti: Challenging the Growing Chinese Security Framework
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Italy and Egypt: from Regeni to Libya, the difficult path towards normalization
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The Major Brexit Issue That No One Has a Solution For, Yet…
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FOCUS: ECONOMICS
"Compromise" Internet Tax Bill Would Cripple Online Development
'Made in China' Labels Benefit Many Parties
'Strategic reassurance' that isn't
(EU) EU/Future of Europe
‘Chimerica’ is Headed for Divorce
10 Truths About Trade Hard facts about offshoring, imports, and jobs.
3 Myths About the Iran Conflict
3 Questions: Jeffrey Harris on why we still don't have an HIV vaccine
A Bigger EU Must Be More Effective and More Democratic
A Capital Idea? Reconsidering a Financial Quick Fix
A challenge and an opportunity in Copenhagen
A Chilean Model for Russia
A Different IMF Crisis During the Crisis
A double strike
A Foreign Invasion
A Four-Step Recovery Plan for Zimbabwe
A Global New Deal
A Global Perestroika
A Global Recovery Needs A Global Response
A Global Third Way: Social Justice and the World Economy
A Grand Chessboard
A Harsh Climate for Trade: How Climate Change Proposals Threaten Global Commerce
A Higher Realism
A Leap of Faith for Sovereign Default: From IMF Judgment Calls to Automatic Incentives
A New European Divide
A New Global Balance
A Nightmare, But Will It Happen?
A Numbers Racket
A Paradox of Interest
A Personal Lock Box for Risk-Free Bonds
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FOCUS: ENERGY
'The Resource Curse': Why Africa's Oil Riches ...
‘Peak Oil’ Is a Waste of Energy
A Bipartisan Fix for the Oil Crisis
A challenge and an opportunity in Copenhagen
A Harsh Climate for Trade: How Climate Change Proposals Threaten Global Commerce
A Pipeline to Peace
A post-oil world gets less sci-fi by the day
Addressing Nigeria's Economic Problems and the Islamist Terrorist Threat
After Copenhagen: Climate Action Goes Local
All Smoke, No Fire in Bolivia
Amsterdamned
An Improbable Cure for Oil Addiction
An Israeli Strike on Iran
As the Price of Oil Soars, So Does Its Power to Shape Politics From Washington to Beijing
Before the Flood
Beyond Copenhagen
Biofuel revolution threatens food security for the poor
Boom Time at the Rope Sellers
Calibrating Credulity for Copenhagen
Can an Unfree China Be Green?
Can Economic Growth Stop Climate Change?
Can Potential Incentives in Climate Bill Spur U.S. Nuclear Industry?
Canada in Africa: The mining superpower
Cap and Fade
China in Africa for the long haul
China in Africa for the long haul
China Raises Taxes to Curb Use of Energy and Timber
China Stakes Its Middle East Claim
China Will Follow the US : A Climate Change Fable
China's Oil Consumption, Imports decreased
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ROUND TABLE FORUM
Educational Reforms for STEM Studies?
Global Perspectives 2008
Doha Round Failure: What Next?
Chinese investment - good for Africa?
Assessing the Russian Economy
Tackling the terrorist threat in Britain
The post-Arab Spring and U.S. Policy
Dealing With The Afghan Warlords
Women's Rights in the Post-Arab Spring
Global Perspectives 2007
Responses to Iraq Study Report
Perspectives on Singh's Visit
EU Latin Immigration Laws and Impact
UNASUR - A South American EU?
Nepal's future foreign policy
Independence for Taiwan?
What next for Afghanistan?
Debating the Bali climate deal
The Russian State and Energy Control
UN Military in the Middle East?
Iran and the Nuclear Question
Dubai Ports World Fiasco in Retrospect
Is Musharraf good for the West?
The EU Reform Treaty
A new Cold War?
What should be done about Robert Mugabe?
Tony Blair - a success as Prime Minister?
Is Hugo Chavez a threat to stability?
Is China a Growing Military Threat?
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05/16/2017: World Trade and Exchange Rates: From the Pax Americana to a Multilateral New Order More
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05/15/2017: Future of the European Economy after the French Election More
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04/25/2017: The French Elections: Macron vs. Le Pen More
04/21/2017: The Indian Economy: Prospects and Challenges More
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04/20/2017: Europe's Pivotal Year More
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04/19/2017: Fintech, Disruption, and Financial Stability More
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04/19/2017: Theresa May Calls Early Election in Britain More
04/13/2017: Upgrading the Tax System to Boost Productivity More
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04/12/2017: Global Economic Prospects: Spring 2017 More
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04/10/2017: How Will the Fed Reduce Its Balance Sheet? More
03/23/2017: Longer-Term Implications of Brexit More
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03/16/2017: Chinese Private Investment Growth Decelerates Sharply in 2016 More
03/14/2017: US Interest in International Financial Cooperation More
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03/10/2017: Will Scotland Secede from a Post-Brexit UK? More
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02/24/2017: A New Approach to Measuring the Trade Balance? More
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02/16/2017: Release of US Trade Policy Options in the Pacific Basin: Bigger Is Better More
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