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Drifting Apart or Growing Together? The Primacy of the Transatlantic Economy
Study looks at the fundamentals of the transatlantic community and argues that the Europe and America can't afford a break in the alliance due to the intense transatlantic integration. By Joseph P. Qu... Read More...

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It Will Help the U.S. to Have a Strong European Partner
The Coordinator for German-American Cooperation argues that despite differences of opinion on some issues, the United States and Europe need each other to meet the new challenges of the 21st century. ... Read More...

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Afghanistan: Building a trade bridge from the ashes of war
Positive assessment of development in Afghanistan by Ashraf Ghani, Afghanistan's minister of finance. (International Herald Tribune, 5/10/2004) Read More...

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The End of Europe?
Author argues that the European Union, rather than presenting a 'counterweight' to American power in economic, political, cultural, and international terms, is actually an entity 'on the brink of decl... Read More...

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Broadening the Transatlantic Relationship
Article argues that a strong Europe is in United States' interest - to foster a more open trading order and a more democratic world as well as to combat common threats such as global terrorism and we... Read More...

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Renewing the Atlantic Partnership
Authors argues that in order to revitalize the Atlantic alliance, Europe and America must forge new "rules of the road" governing the use of force, adapt NATO to meet today's threats coming from outsi... Read More...

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Mutual Incomprehension:U.S.-German Value Gaps beyond Iraq.
Scholar argues that the recent tension between the Unted States and Germany demonstrates that U.S.-German relations are characterized by a mutual incomprehension of each other’s political culture an... Read More...

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A New European Divide
Author warns of the new divide in Europe that excludes the former Soviet Union (Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, the Caucasus, Moldova and Central Asia) from integrating in the West. By James M. Goldgeier. (... Read More...

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A Strategy to Strengthen Transatlantic Partnership
Report offers a series of recommendations to foster a more stable and productive global relationship between the US and the European Union (Transatlantic Policy Network, 12/4/2003) Read More...

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Cracks in the West? Reflections on the Transatlantic Relationship
Study documents the 'cracks' in the transtalantic relationship, identifying their potential causes, and outlining possible policy responses. Explanations are offered based on three leading schools of ... Read More...

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Mitteleuropa: German Threat Resurgent
The European enlargement was supposed to be wonderful. Now the Central and Eastern European countries see themselves faced with German extortion. Hike taxes or say good-bye to co-financing from Brusse... Read More...

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Xinjiang and China's strategy in Central Asia
By Stephen Blank (Asia Times online, 04/03/2004)

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Free trade, like sunlight, is a necessity
Protectionism is in vogue even among American voters. Carlos Alberto Montaner explains. (Firmas Press, 04/04/2004) Read More...

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Top Ten Reasons to Oppose the Free Trade Area of the Americas
Once again, a sweeping "free trade" agreement is in the works that puts commercial interests above all other values. (Global Exchange, 03/12/2004) Read More...

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Transatlantic tiff
Tarrifs, anti-dumping laws, and hormone treated beef are all signs of rising transatlantic tensions. (The Economist, 3/4/2004). Read More...

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The World Bank and IMF at sixty: plus ça change?
Of the ten elements which made up the original 'Washington Consensus', three have been both most aggressively pursued and most strongly opposed. Have the Bank and Fund changed their attitudes to liber... Read More...

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Spending Control Strategy
Republicans can make progress against out-of-control spending, but they need both Reagan-style solutions and Reagan-style leadership. By Chris Edwards. (Cato, 3/28/2004) Read More...

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Increasing Social Security Taxes Won't Make the Program Solvent
Removing the cap on payroll taxes will not ensure Social Security's safety. The program can only be saved through some form of privatization. (National Center for Policy Analysis, 3/23/2004) Read More...

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Foreign Investment Creates Jobs in America
With the furor over call centers in India and threats of trade tariffs abroad, a new study by the Business Roundtable strongly warns against U.S. economic isolation. (National Center for Policy Analys... Read More...

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IMF Executive Board Discusses Lessons from the Crisis in Argentina
Public Information Notice on on the lessons from the crisis in Argentina. (IMF, 11/17/2003) Read More...

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BBC Q&A: Argentina and the IMF
Argentina and the IMF may be in dispute over loan repayments and financial support in the aftermath of the huge financial crisis that engulfed its economy more than two years ago. BBC News Online expl... Read More...

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Institute for International Economic Studies
Swedish institute whose mission is to create a research environment characterized by high competence in economic analysis of international issues. Read More...

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A New Global Balance
The address by James D. Wolfensohn, president of the World Bank Group, to the board of governs in Dubai. The event was part of the Annual Meetings of the IMF and the World Bank. By James D. Wolfensohn... Read More...

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Greenspan warns on trade barriers
Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan warns that erecting trade barriers to stanch the flow of jobs overseas would eventually damage the US economy, stifling the innovation and competitive spirit th... Read More...

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Plunder and Profit
The IMF and World Bank continue to push privatization, in spite of its massive failures. By David Moberg. (In These Times, 3/4/2004) Read More...

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Don't Cry for Cancun
Despite the dramatic collapse of the recent trade talks in Cancun, things aren't nearly as bad as they seem. By Jagdish N. Bhagwati. (Foreign Affairs, 1/1/2004, $) Read More...

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Mexico at an Impasse
Three years into Mexico's democratic revolution, few of its hopes have been realized: the political system is gridlocked, the economy is stagnant, and relations with the United States are deterioratin... Read More...

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The Reluctant Partner
Growing differences over trade and foreign policy threaten to upset the delicate balance in U.S.-Brazil relations. By Peter Hakim. (Foreign Affairs, 1/1/2004, $) Read More...

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North America's Second Decade
In just ten years, NAFTA has created the world's most formidable free trade area. The United States, Mexico, and Canada have many common interests; they need to pursue them in common ways. By Robert A... Read More...

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