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Wed, Mar 24, 2021

#64: Work With Partners to Crack Down on Tax Avoidance

By: Evan Cooper and Julian Mueller-Kaler What is the kernel of the issue? Upwards of $36 trillion is hidden in various offshore financial centers (OFCs) to avoid taxation. Why is the issue important? The United States and other countries lose out on hundreds of billions of dollars in tax revenue each year. Increased financial transparency […]

100 Ideas for the first 100 days

Thu, Feb 4, 2021

The big takeaways from Biden’s first foreign-policy speech

President Joe Biden campaigned on a promise of renewed American engagement with the world after the era of “America First”—and the president’s remarks were designed to show that this shift is already underway.

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China Cybersecurity

Wed, Jan 13, 2021

Event recap | AI, China, and the global quest for digital sovereignty – Report launch

In this episode of the GeoTech Hour, hosted January 13, 2021, we launch the report “Smart Partnerships amid Great Power Competition,” hold a conversation about AI, China, and the global quest for digital sovereignty, and gather experts to discuss regional specifics and the report authors’ alternative futures for global technology cooperation.

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Julian Mueller-Kaler is a resident fellow with the GeoTech Center and a nonresident senior fellow with the Foresight, Strategy, and Risks Initiative, which provides actionable foresight, global risk analysis, and innovative strategies to a community of policymakers, business leaders, and citizens. At the Council, he works for Dr. Mathew Burrows, studies the implications of emerging technologies on society and politics, researches the future of the liberal international order, and leads the GeoTech Center’s efforts to evaluate China’s role as a global citizen.

Before that, Mueller-Kaler worked as a consultant in the office of the German Executive Director at the World Bank Group, graduated as a Fulbright-Schuman scholar from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, and acted as co-chair of the Transatlantic Policy Symposium 2019 in Washington, D.C. He also serves as a nonresident fellow at the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS), is affiliated with the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) in Berlin, and holds a BA in International Relations from Zeppelin University, a small liberal arts college on the shores of Lake Constance, Germany.