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Wed, Apr 21, 2021

A world apart: How wealthy nations can strengthen the COVID safety net

The international community has delivered important progress in combating the impact of COVID-19, but much more is needed to assist low-income countries. While the IMF's Special Drawing Rights are a good start, G20 nations must help restructure the debts of developing nations and fund vaccine distribution.

New Atlanticist by Jeremy Mark and Vasuki Shastry

Africa China

Mon, Apr 19, 2021

Mark in Foreign Policy on Taiwan and China’s codependent economic relationship

Read the full article here.

In the News by Jeremy Mark

China East Asia

Mon, Mar 29, 2021

Supply chains and semiconductors: The need for US diplomacy

Any effort to revitalize the US’s to domestic semiconductor manufacturing capacity would be incomplete without diplomacy. US allies such as Taiwan and South Korea remain global leaders in semiconductor manufacturing. If the U.S. wants to rejoin them, the Biden administration should deepen investment ties with Taiwan and South Korea and find ways to bring them closer to the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue.

Blog Post by Jeremy Mark

China Defense Technologies

Jeremy Mark is a specialist in political, economic and financial issues related to Asia and Africa. As a nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s GeoEconomics Center, he writes on U.S.-China issues and developing country debt. He worked for the International Monetary Fund as a communications specialist for more than two decades, including as an adviser and speechwriter to the IMF management team. He also was responsible at various points in his career at the IMF for communications in Africa and Asia as well as outreach on policy issues related to developing countries worldwide; global interaction with legislators, trade unions and civil society organizations; and interaction with the Chinese media. He also was a reporter and editor with The Wall Street Journal, The Asian Wall Street Journal, and CNBC Asia. He was stationed in New York, Tokyo, Taipei, and Singapore, and was co-winner of the 1995 Malcolm Forbes Award of U.S. Overseas Press Club.

Mark holds a B.A. in East Asian Studies and Chinese language from Vassar College, an M.A. in Southeast Asian Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies of the University of London and an MSc. in Journalism from Columbia University.