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Russia and China extend energy ties at APEC
Russia and China extend energy ties at APEC

What are the chances of success for the Altai pipeline? By Dr. Ante Batovic. (Global Risk Insights,11/25/2014)

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Migration and Fence-Building

Animated overview of Migration and Fence-Building from The Three Minute Post

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International Affairs Forum Announces Finalists of Fall 2014 Student Writing Competition
International Affairs Forum Announces Finalists of Fall 2014 Student Writing Competition

The Center for International Relations is pleased to announce Finalists in the Fall 2014 International Affairs Forum Student Writing Competition.

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Is China Afghanistan’s new best friend?
Is China Afghanistan’s new best friend?

What are the chances for success and pitfalls for a China-Afghanistan partnership? By Ernesto Gallo.  (Global Risk Insights, 11/20/2014)

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Expect increase in US activity in Middle East
Expect increase in US activity in Middle East

In efforts to build President Obama's legacy and help the Democarts, increased U.S involvement in the Middle East is expected. By Chris Solomon. (Global Risk Insights,11/19/2014)

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Asia needs ASEAN-ization not Pakistanization of its continent
Asia needs ASEAN-ization not Pakistanization of its continent

Why is the Korean peninsula and East Asia unable to capitalize on its successes?  By Prof. Anis H. Bajrektarevic. (11/15/2014)

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Human nature, international hierarchies and ISIS
Human nature, international hierarchies and ISIS

Using psychology to understand states and groups like ISIS better.  By Dr. A.C. Beyer. (11/14/2014)

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China creates new trade route through Nicaragua canal
China creates new trade route through Nicaragua canal

What are the implications of Nicaragua and China's plan to build a canal to rival the Panama Canal?  By Sanja Davidovic.(Global Risk Insights, 11/14/2014)

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Three likely outcomes of the Iran nuclear talks
Three likely outcomes of the Iran nuclear talks

 What are the likely outcomes for the Nov. 24th deadline for a final agreement about Iran's nuclear program? By Jofi Joseph.  (11/13/2014)

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Japan de-escalates the Senkaku-Diaoyu dispute
Japan de-escalates the Senkaku-Diaoyu dispute

As the APEC meeting approaches, Japan has backed off its stance on the Senkaku-Diaoyu dispute.  By Mikala Sorenson.  (Global Risk Insights,11/12/2014)

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Violence in Myanmar's Rakhine State
Violence in Myanmar's Rakhine State

A look at the violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state.  By Lakshna Mehta.  (10/31/2014)

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IA Forum Interview: Neil D'Souza, Zaya Learning Labs
IA Forum Interview: Neil D'Souza, Zaya Learning Labs

IA Forum speaks with Neil D'Souza, CEO of Zaya Learning Labs, about education technology and Zaya's work with low income schools. Interview by Rafael Panlilio.  (IA Forum, 10/27/2014)

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Will outside conflict hurt Poland’s economic growth?
Will outside conflict hurt Poland’s economic growth?

Analysis of the effect of the Russia-Ukraine conflict on the Polish economy.  By Brian Daigle (10/22/2014, Global Risk Insights).

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Islamic State takes advantage of cash economies in Iraq and Syria
Islamic State takes advantage of cash economies in Iraq and Syria

How has ISIS leveraged cash economies in Iraq and Syria?  How can be done?  By Rami Ayyub.  (Global Risk Insights, 10/17/2014)

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Minds, Bodies and Feminism
Minds, Bodies and Feminism

Reflections on the current state of gender oppression and stereotypes. By Dr. AC Beyer (10/20/2014)

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An Iron Dome for India - Why is it in nobody’s interest
An Iron Dome for India - Why is it in nobody’s interest

Is India's Ballistic Missile Defense initiative really beneficial?  By Amit R. Saksena. (10/17/2014)

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The Northern Sea Route: Passage to a Sea of Opportunities
The Northern Sea Route: Passage to a Sea of Opportunities

What are the advantages and challenges of a Northern Sea Route?  Plenty, says author. By Ajay Anil Cherian .(10/13/2014)

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This is not 1989
This is not 1989

Contrary to what many believe, recent protests in Hong Kong to not compare well to Tiannanmen Square.  By Barclay Bram Shoemaker. (10/08/2014)

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IA Forum Interview with Rajeswari Rajagopalan: India's Mars Orbiting Mission
IA Forum Interview with Rajeswari Rajagopalan: India's Mars Orbiting Mission

Rajeswari Rajagopalan (Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi) disusses India's Mars Orbiting Mission (MOM) and what it means for India. Interview by Madison J. Myers. (10/07/2014).

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IA Forum Interview with Reecha Upadhyay, The Asia Foundation
IA Forum Interview with Reecha Upadhyay, The Asia Foundation

Reecha Upadhyay of The Asia Foundation disusses facts, perceptions, and myths about rape in India. Interviewed by Madison J. Myers. (09/29/2014)

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How to Pull Turkey into the Anti-ISIL Coalition
How to Pull Turkey into the Anti-ISIL Coalition

Turkey has been pressured by the West to join the coalition against ISIS. Now that the elections are over and its hostages have been freed, it might just happen.  By Murat Ulgul.  (first appeared in Turkey Agenda, 09/26/2014...

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The New Leaders are the EU’s Response
The New Leaders are the EU’s Response

Contrary to many who belive the EU has done little in reaction to the Ukrainian crisis, its response has been made.  By Panos Chatzinikolaou. (09/08/2014)

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Women's Rights in the Post-Arab Spring
Women's Rights in the Post-Arab Spring
Two experts in women's studies discuss the state of women's right in the post-Arab Spring states. Edited by Adriana Stephan. 07/24/2014

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Interview: Professor Haroon Bhorat - South African Economy
Interview: Professor Haroon Bhorat - South African Economy

From IA-Forum's biannual publication, Professor Haroon Bhorat discusses the South African economy and the BRICS.  

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Now Available: International Affairs Forum - Winter Edition
Now Available: International Affairs Forum - Winter Edition

Our latest edition of International Affairs Forum (Taylor and Francis) is now available. This issue focuses on the BRICS countries and the impact of social media on governance.

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New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Interview with Metodi Zajkov (Transparency International –
New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Interview with Metodi Zajkov (Transparency International –

In this look inside the latest issue of International Affairs Forum (Taylor&Francis), an interview with Metodi Zajkov, Transparency International – Macedonia. (International Affairs Forum)

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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
International Affairs Forum Announces Finalists of Fall 2014 Student Writing Competition

The Center for International Relations is pleased to announce Finalists in the Fall 2014 International Affairs Forum Student Writing Competition.

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Is China Afghanistan’s new best friend?

What are the chances for success and pitfalls for a China-Afghanistan partnership? By Ernesto Gallo.  (Global Risk Insights, 11/20/2014)

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Migration and Fence-Building

Animated overview of Migration and Fence-Building from The Three Minute Post

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Russia and China extend energy ties at APEC

What are the chances of success for the Altai pipeline? By Dr. Ante Batovic. (Global Risk Insights,11/25/2014)

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Expect increase in US activity in Middle East

In efforts to build President Obama's legacy and help the Democarts, increased U.S involvement in the Middle East is expected. By Chris Solomon. (Global Risk Insights,11/19/2014)

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China creates new trade route through Nicaragua canal

What are the implications of Nicaragua and China's plan to build a canal to rival the Panama Canal?  By Sanja Davidovic.(Global Risk Insights, 11/14/2014)

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25 years after 9/11 – How many Germanies should Europe have?

Europe, Germany, and Yugolslavia before and after the fall of the Berlin wall.  By Prof. Prof. Anis H. Bajrektarevic. (11/16/2014)

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Asia needs ASEAN-ization not Pakistanization of its continent

Why is the Korean peninsula and East Asia unable to capitalize on its successes?  By Prof. Anis H. Bajrektarevic. (11/15/2014)

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IA Forum Interview: Neil D'Souza, Zaya Learning Labs

IA Forum speaks with Neil D'Souza, CEO of Zaya Learning Labs, about education technology and Zaya's work with low income schools. Interview by Rafael Panlilio.  (IA Forum, 10/27/2014)

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Islamic State takes advantage of cash economies in Iraq and Syria

How has ISIS leveraged cash economies in Iraq and Syria?  How can be done?  By Rami Ayyub.  (Global Risk Insights, 10/17/2014)

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Three likely outcomes of the Iran nuclear talks

 What are the likely outcomes for the Nov. 24th deadline for a final agreement about Iran's nuclear program? By Jofi Joseph.  (11/13/2014)

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Violence in Myanmar's Rakhine State

A look at the violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state.  By Lakshna Mehta.  (10/31/2014)

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IA Forum Interview with Rajeswari Rajagopalan: India's Mars Orbiting Mission

Rajeswari Rajagopalan (Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi) disusses India's Mars Orbiting Mission (MOM) and what it means for India. Interview by Madison J. Myers. (10/07/2014).

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IA Forum Interview with Reecha Upadhyay, The Asia Foundation

Reecha Upadhyay of The Asia Foundation disusses facts, perceptions, and myths about rape in India. Interviewed by Madison J. Myers. (09/29/2014)

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This is not 1989

Contrary to what many believe, recent protests in Hong Kong to not compare well to Tiannanmen Square.  By Barclay Bram Shoemaker. (10/08/2014)

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Interview: Professor Haroon Bhorat - South African Economy

From IA-Forum's biannual publication, Professor Haroon Bhorat discusses the South African economy and the BRICS.  

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Now Available: International Affairs Forum - Winter Edition

Our latest edition of International Affairs Forum (Taylor and Francis) is now available. This issue focuses on the BRICS countries and the impact of social media on governance.

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New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Interview with Metodi Zajkov (Transparency International –

In this look inside the latest issue of International Affairs Forum (Taylor&Francis), an interview with Metodi Zajkov, Transparency International – Macedonia. (International Affairs Forum)

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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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TODAY'S EDITORIALS
Human nature, international hierarchies and ISIS
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Japan de-escalates the Senkaku-Diaoyu dispute
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Malala’s Revolution
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Turkey has much to lose in Kobani
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Why ASEM Is Vital to Indonesian Interest
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Will outside conflict hurt Poland’s economic growth?
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Minds, Bodies and Feminism
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An Iron Dome for India - Why is it in nobody’s interest
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Europe – the letzte Mensch or Übermensch, the new Byzantium or declining Rome
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The Northern Sea Route: Passage to a Sea of Opportunities
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How to Pull Turkey into the Anti-ISIL Coalition
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The New Leaders are the EU’s Response
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'Moral blackmail' still stifles debate on Israel
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Iran Nuclear Deal: On the way to political transformations or united for the political game?
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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
Global Perspectives 2007
Doha Round Failure: What Next?
Dealing With The Afghan Warlords
The post-Arab Spring and U.S. Policy
Tackling the terrorist threat in Britain
Assessing the Russian Economy
Chinese investment - good for Africa?
Perspectives on Singh's Visit
Nepal's future foreign policy
UNASUR - A South American EU?
EU Latin Immigration Laws and Impact
Responses to Iraq Study Report
Women's Rights in the Post-Arab Spring
Is China a Growing Military Threat?
Is Hugo Chavez a threat to stability?
Tony Blair - a success as Prime Minister?
What should be done about Robert Mugabe?
A new Cold War?
The EU Reform Treaty
Is Musharraf good for the West?
Debating the Bali climate deal
What next for Afghanistan?
Independence for Taiwan?
Dubai Ports World Fiasco in Retrospect
Iran and the Nuclear Question
UN Military in the Middle East?
The Russian State and Energy Control
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11/26/2014: Development blog: Alex Cobham’s Off to the Tax Justice Network More
11/26/2014: Teyise Dlamini Tells the United Nations, Children are the Future More
11/26/2014: NSA Reform -- The Consequences of Failure More
11/26/2014: U.S. Filled Okinawa with Bases and Japan Kept Them There: Okinawans Again Say No More
11/26/2014: Happy Thanksgiving from Cato More
11/26/2014: Obama’s Overshadowed Start-up Gambit More
11/26/2014: India’s Role in the International Climate Negotiations More
11/26/2014: Congressman William Frenzel: A Mountain of Humility More
11/26/2014: Iran Nuclear Talks: For Europe, Roll-Over Is Better than Game Over More
11/26/2014: Hutchins Roundup: Tax Revenue, Decentralizations, and More More
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11/26/2014: The Uniquely Widespread Presidential Campaign of Rand Paul More
11/25/2014: Global Health blog: Realizing the Vision of Swasth Bharat through Fiscal Federalism in India More
11/25/2014: France’s and Italy’s New ‘Tony Blairs’: Third Way or No Way? More
11/25/2014: WATCH: Robert Einhorn Explains Status of P5+1–Iran Nuclear Negotiations More
11/25/2014: Development blog: Should Sovereign Wealth Funds Finance Domestic Investment? More
11/25/2014: Development blog: World AIDS Day 2014: UNAIDS Shifts Its Emphasis toward Reducing New Infections More
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11/25/2014: The US-China Climate Deal: Not a Free Ride for the Chinese More
11/25/2014: Iran-P5+1 Nuclear Negotiations: The Road Ahead More
11/25/2014: China Takes another Step toward Capital Freedom More
11/25/2014: CGD Event: Winners and Losers of Globalization: Political Implications of Inequality More
11/24/2014: Development blog: All Technology Leapfrogging Is Not the Same (Why Phones ? Energy) More
11/24/2014: Development blog: ‘Taxing across Borders’: An Academic Milestone More
11/24/2014: Police Misconduct, in Ferguson and Beyond More
11/24/2014: Bury Lenin's Body and the Rest of Communism: In Red Square He Lies in State, Mocking Humanity More
11/24/2014: Safeguarding the Role of Displaced Communities in Decisions about Relocations More
11/24/2014: Safeguarding the Role of Displaced Communities in Decisions about Relocations More
11/24/2014: America's Dangerous Double Standard on Air and Sea "Provocations" More
11/24/2014: Going Overboard at the Labor Board More
11/24/2014: Reviving Growth: A Cato Online Forum More
11/22/2014: NAGPRA, Indian Burials, and the Unquiet Grave More
11/22/2014: The School Religious Holidays Problem Is Really a Public Schooling Problem More
11/21/2014: Development blog: Trade Growth Is Slowing; Is Protectionism to Blame? More
11/21/2014: Obama’s Act Gives Hope to Four Million Immigrants, but More is Needed More
11/21/2014: Cuba’s Foreign Investment Invitation: Insights into Internal Struggles More
11/21/2014: How Places Can Make the Executive Actions on Immigration Work More
11/21/2014: Republican Division on an Immigration Response Highlights a GOP Challenge More
11/21/2014: Currency Wars, the Ruble and Keynes More
11/21/2014: Inequality and Envy More
11/21/2014: Bad Laws Lead to Bad Executive Orders More
11/21/2014: Bring China and Its Neighbors Under the INF Missile Treaty More
11/21/2014: A Perplexing Foreign Policy More
11/21/2014: NSA Reform: Not Dead Yet More
11/21/2014: CGD Publication: To Charge or Not to Charge: Evidence from a Health Products Experiment in Uganda - Working Paper 387 More
11/20/2014: Obama’s Immigration Order Isn’t a Power Grab More
11/20/2014: Why a Temporary Immigration Solution is Still Problematic for STEM Workers More
11/20/2014: Development blog: Giddy Optimism on 2015 More
11/20/2014: Brookings Experts on Immigration Reform and Executive Action More
11/20/2014: Japan in Recession: Questions to Ask on the Future of Abenomics More
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