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NATO 20/2020

Twenty bold ideas to reimagine the Alliance after the 2020 US election

More than two decades after NATO’s inspired decision to invite former adversaries to join its ranks, the Alliance is in need of equally captivating ideas. The essays in this volume are intended to push the Alliance to think boldly and creatively in the service of recapturing the public’s imagination.

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In the News

Jan 21, 2022

Aladekoba quoted in Axios on the potential benefits of eNaira, Nigeria’s central bank digital currency

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Digital Currencies Economy & Business

In the News

Jan 21, 2022

The CBDC Tracker was cited by Market Insider on countries exploring central bank digital currencies, formally launched CBDCs, and CBDCs in their pilot stages

By GeoEconomics Center

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Digital Currencies Economy & Business

In the News

Jan 21, 2022

The CBDC Tracker was cited by Axios on the number of formally launched central bank digital currencies and CBDCs in their pilot stages

By GeoEconomics Center

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Digital Currencies Economy & Business

In the News

Jan 21, 2022

The CBDC Tracker was cited by Reuters on countries that are currently exploring and launching central bank digital currencies

By GeoEconomics Center

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Digital Currencies Economy & Business

In the News

Jan 21, 2022

The China Pathfinder project was cited by Voice of America on the Chinese government’s direct control over enterprises, and how this compares to the open market economy average

By GeoEconomics Center

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China Economy & Business

In the News

Jan 21, 2022

Klain in The Hill: Kazakhstan’s crackdown is a frightening formula for authoritarians

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“Crises like the brutal crackdown in Kazakhstan show that Moscow and Beijing can work under pressure together efficiently and get the outcome they desire. It’s a formula we should expect them to repeat.” Doug Klain More about our expert

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In the News

Jan 20, 2022

Younus in Profit by Pakistan Today: Riding disruption

By Atlantic Council

Economy & Business Indo-Pacific

In the News

Jan 20, 2022

Cohen on Cheddar News: Possible Cracks Between U.S. and Allies on Issue of Ukraine and Russia

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English Politics & Diplomacy

In the News

Jan 20, 2022

Polymeropoulos quoted in New York Times article on investigation into unsolved cases of Havana Syndrome

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Marc Polymeropoulos discusses investigations into the causes of Havana Syndrome.

Intelligence Non-Traditional Threats

In the News

Jan 20, 2022

Kroenig and Cimmino reflect on President Biden’s approach to dictators

By Atlantic Council

On January 20, The Dispatch published a piece by Matthew Kroenig and Jeffrey Cimmino reflecting on how President Biden has approached authoritarian rivals during his first year in office. They argue that the president has been tough on China, but has not adequately confronted Russia, Iran, or international terrorism.

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