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Report by Dr. Carla Norrlöf

Nov 30, 2021

Economic statecraft: Finance and money

Report by Dr. Carla Norrlöf

Using economics to achieve non-economic foreign policy objectives has become a dominant strategy for great powers in the post 9/11 world. The economic statecraft kit now includes a wide range of practices such as financial sanctions, coercive policies and inducements to defensive policies.

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UkraineAlert by Bohdan Nahaylo

Nov 30, 2021

Is the new German government good news for Ukraine?

UkraineAlert by Bohdan Nahaylo

The sun is finally setting on Germany’s Merkel era and a new coalition government is poised to take over. What will this change mean for Germany’s policies towards Russia, Ukraine and the Nord Stream 2 pipeline?

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UkraineAlert by Olga Bielkova

Nov 30, 2021

Nord Stream 2 will test new German government’s European solidarity

UkraineAlert by Olga Bielkova

If the new German government does not block Vladimir Putin’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline weapon, Ukraine will be irreversibly weakened while Germany and Europe as a whole will be sleepwalking into a perpetual gas crunch.  

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Report by Noah Barkin and Agatha Kratz

Nov 30, 2021

Transatlantic tools: Harmonizing US and EU approaches to China

Report by Noah Barkin and Agatha Kratz

Cooperation between the US and the EU is essential if they are to develop effective responses to the challenges presented by China. However, there has been a lack of coordination in recent years. Nevertheless, this paper argues there is now an opportunity under the Biden Administration for the United States and Europe to learn from each other and harmonize some of their China-related efforts. 

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In the News by Daniel Fried

Oct 21, 2021

Fried quoted in Axios about the efficacy of sanctions

In the News by Daniel Fried

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In the News by Brian O’Toole

Oct 20, 2021

O’Toole participated in a panel discussion the efficacy and success of sanction with the Institute of Peace & Diplomacy and the Bourse & Baazar Foundation

In the News by Brian O’Toole

Watch the full webinar here.

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New Atlanticist by Daniel Fried, Brian O’Toole

Oct 20, 2021

US leaders laid down solid and sensible sanctions policy. Now they need to follow through.

New Atlanticist by Daniel Fried, Brian O’Toole

The review is smart in addressing the true root causes of sanctions misuse without indulging in clichés such as that sanctions are overused or never work.

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In the News by Julia Friedlander

Oct 19, 2021

Friedlander participated in a panel discussion about the geography of sanction evasion at DC Fintech week

In the News by Julia Friedlander

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In the News by Josh Lipsky

Oct 14, 2021

Mohseni-Cheraghlou quoted in Asia Times about how sanctions are impacting foreign investment in Iran

In the News by Josh Lipsky

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BelarusAlert by Anders Åslund

Oct 13, 2021

How sustainable is the Belarusian economy?

BelarusAlert by Anders Åslund

Belarus dictator Alyaksandr Lukashenka faces mounting sanctions pressure but the Soviet-style Belarusian economy will likely prove sustainable unless the West focuses pressure on Lukashenka's Russian enablers.

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UkraineAlert by Daria Kaleniuk

Oct 7, 2021

The EU must stop serving as a playground for corrupt Ukrainian oligarchs and officials

UkraineAlert by Daria Kaleniuk

If the EU is serious about helping Ukraine achieve a decisive break with the institutional corruption of the post-Soviet era, it must also stop serving as a playground for corrupt Ukrainian oligarchs and officials.

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BelarusAlert by Brian Whitmore

Oct 6, 2021

West seeks new ways to hold Belarus dictator Lukashenka accountable

BelarusAlert by Brian Whitmore

US and EU leaders are exploring new options as they seek to hold Kremlin-backed Belarus dictator Alyaksandr Lukashenka accountable for his increasingly brazen violations of international norms.

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In the News by Mrugank Bhusari

Oct 5, 2021

Bhusari interviewed by Bangladesh Institute of Peace and Security Studies on the evolving role of economic statecraft in international relations

In the News by Mrugank Bhusari

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In the News by Julia Friedlander

Oct 5, 2021

Friedlander quoted in Washington Post about how sanctions have disrupted Russian oligarchs who rely on US financial markets as an element of their power

In the News by Julia Friedlander

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