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Lezioni per Draghi dall’assedio di Washington all’indipendenza della Fed

Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Il Foglio
Così il Congresso potrà stravolgere l’assetto della Banca centrale più influente al mondo aumentando il controllo politico.

Obama’s negotiators should can public theatrics and forge a fair TPP deal

Saturday, July 25, 2015
Fen Osler Hampson and Derek Burney
The Globe and Mail
"America’s other TPP negotiating partners might take careful note of a few of these facts before they are pressured to sign on the dotted line. The bloom of any agreement can quickly fall off the proverbial rose in Washington’s oppressive political heat," say CIGI Distinguished Fellow Fen Osler Hampson and Derek Burney.

The American Lesson Against the Domino Effect

Thursday, July 23, 2015
Domenico Lombardi and Paolo Savona
Il Sole 24 Ore
The Greek ‘odyssey’ is the latest proof that the solution to the debt crises of the euro zone’s member countries cannot be left to negotiations between heads of state in nations where different political agendas, mentalities and various issues clash, and do not have much to do with solving the problem in question.

Peacekeepers in Ukraine? It’s possible

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
The Globe and Mail
The continuing Greek drama may have transfixed Europe and the world, but the great crisis in Europe’s east has not gone away. Ukraine remains under partial occupation by Russian-backed separatists, with intermittent fighting still taking place, despite the Minsk II ceasefire agreement.

We can end AIDS, so let’s do it

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
James Orbinski and Heather Johnston
The Globe and Mail
CIGI Chair in Global Health James Orbinski has an op-ed on ending AIDS in the Globe and Mail.

Wanted: Stronger U.S. leadership

Monday, July 20, 2015
Fen Osler Hampson and Derek Burney
The Globe and Mail
President Barack Obama has devoted much of his foreign policy energies of late to negotiations with Iran and on relations with Cuba and Vietnam. However, he has sidestepped the economic debacle in Greece and the continuing crisis in Ukraine, while giving little attention to concerns of allies.

The Right Intervention in Ukraine

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Project Syndicate
The ongoing Greek drama may have transfixed Europe and the world, but the great crisis in Europe’s east has not gone away. Ukraine remains under partial occupation by Russian-backed separatists, with intermittent fighting still taking place, despite the Minsk II ceasefire agreement.

What China Should Learn from Greece's Cautionary Tale

Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Caixin Online
The crisis offers many lessons for Beijing. For starters it casts doubt on the wisdom of pumping up credit to sustain growth.

Global cyberspace is safer than you think

Tuesday, July 14, 2015
The Globe and Mail
Another day, another hack. It seems like every time we read the news, we hear of another mega breach compromising the records of millions of people. Cyberspace seems to be a dangerous place indeed, and seems to be getting far worse by the day.

Saving Greece, Saving Europe

Monday, July 13, 2015
Project Syndicate
Whatever one thinks about the tactics of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’s government in negotiations with the country’s creditors, the Greek people deserve better than what they are being offered. Germany wants Greece to choose between economic collapse and leaving the eurozone. Both options would mean economic disaster; the first, if not both, would be politically disastrous as well.

No Grexit for now, but we need a better way

Monday, July 13, 2015
Globe and Mail (Online)
The following op-ed by CIGI Senior Fellow Paul Blustein appeared in the Globe and Mail.

Modernizing the IMF

Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Project Syndicate
The international system of economic governance is at a turning point. After 70 years, the Bretton Woods institutions – the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank –appear creaky, with their very legitimacy being questioned in many quarters. If they are to remain relevant, real changes must be made.
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