There is an urgent need to restore confidence in the open, rules-based system the US and its allies have championed over the past 75 years. On the current path, the United States and Europe will slowly cede global economic leadership to a rising power and a fractured world. The devastation wrought by COVID-19 will only accelerate these trends. Our ambition is to help change this trajectory. 

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Our experts review the individual China measures pursued by the US and its Allies and partners within their global political and economic context. Because taxation and accounting have never been so important. And because the whole is more than a sum of its parts, for the military and the markets alike.

Global Sanctions Dashboard

The Global Sanctions Dashboard provides a global overview of various sanctions regimes and lists. Each month you will find an update on the most recent listings and delistings and insights into the motivations behind them.

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Mon, Sep 13, 2021

CBDC Tracker cited in Quartz Africa about South Africa’s test of a digital currency

Read the full article here. Explore the CBDC tracker here.

In the News by The GeoEconomics Center

Africa Digital Currencies

Mon, Sep 13, 2021

CBDC Tracker cited in The Times of India

Read the full article here. Explore the CBDC tracker here.

In the News by The GeoEconomics Center

Digital Currencies India

Mon, Sep 13, 2021

GeoEconomics Center mentioned in Al Jazeera about Ajmal Ahmady event

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In the News by Julia Friedlander, Josh Lipsky

Afghanistan Economic Sanctions

Mon, Sep 13, 2021

GeoEconomics Center mentioned in Axios about Ajmal Ahmady event

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In the News by Julia Friedlander, Josh Lipsky

Afghanistan Economic Sanctions

Sun, Sep 12, 2021

GeoEconomics Center mentioned in Business Recorder about Ajmal Ahmady event

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In the News by Julia Friedlander, Josh Lipsky

Afghanistan Economic Sanctions

Sun, Sep 12, 2021

GeoEconomics Center mentioned in Insider about Ajmal Ahmady event

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In the News by Julia Friedlander, Josh Lipsky

Afghanistan Economic Sanctions

Fri, Sep 10, 2021

GeoEconomics Center mentioned in AFP about Ajmal Ahmady event

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In the News by Julia Friedlander, Josh Lipsky

Afghanistan Economic Sanctions

Fri, Sep 10, 2021

Afghanistan’s ex-central bank chief: The Taliban has money to ‘run an insurgency but not a government’

At an Atlantic Council event, Ajmal Ahmady discussed how the Taliban must govern a country short on cash and mired in multiple crises.

New Atlanticist by Dan Peleschuk

Afghanistan Conflict

Thu, Sep 9, 2021

Sanctions alone won’t tame the Taliban

The United States and its allies will need to wield both existing and new sanctions as strategically as possible, but changing the regime's behavior will be difficult.

New Atlanticist by Brian O’Toole

Afghanistan Economic Sanctions

Thu, Sep 9, 2021

Friedlander quoted by Politico about Negotiations for the Global Tax Deal

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In the News by Julia Friedlander

Economy & Business

Events

Fri, Sep 24, 2021

Future of UN sanctions

Online Event Panel discussion on the future of targeted financial sanctions in the United Nations toolkit featuring Sue Eckert, George A. Lopez, Kimberly Prost, and Jacqueline Shire. This conversation is moderated by Howard Wachtel.

2:00pm Belarus China Economic Sanctions Ethiopia