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“Anglo-American Wasps” vs. “Waspophobes”

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“Anglo-American Wasps” vs. “Waspophobes”

Henry A. Kissinger Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy Walter Russell Mead sees the current conflicts in the Middle East as the latest challenge to the liberal, capitalist, and democratic world system that the Anglo-Americans are trying to build. What we need now, he says, is a diplomacy of civlizations based on a deeper understanding of the recurring conflicts between the liberal world system and its foes.


By CFR, USA.


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Weighing the Costs and Benefits of Monetary Unions

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Weighing the Costs and Benefits of Monetary Unions

Regional Monetary Integration, by Council Adjunct Senior Fellow for International Economics Peter B. Kenen and American University professor of economics Ellen E. Meade, poses an important question: Should various country groups in North and South America and in East Asia form full-fledged monetary unions similar to the European Monetary Union? The authors explore the effect that action might have on the role of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the dollar.


By CFR, USA.


Governance Policy Resource.


Beyond Humanitarianism: What You Need to Know About Africa and Why It Matters

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Beyond Humanitarianism: What You Need to Know About Africa and Why It Matters

Beyond Humanitarianism: What You Need to Know About Africa and Why It Matters, edited by Adjunct Senior Fellow for Africa Policy Studies Princeton N. Lyman and Director of Council Publications Patricia Dorff, is a new collection that unravels the complexities of a continent that has long resided on the back burner of U.S. foreign policy. “One of the most important compilations of works on today’s Africa.” —Charlayne Hunter-Gault, Johannesburg Bureau Chief for CNN


By CFR, USA.


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Looking Past Mugabe to Zimbabwe’s Future

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Looking Past Mugabe to Zimbabwe’s Future

In this Council Special Report, produced by the Council’s Center for Preventive Action, International Affairs Fellow Michelle D. Gavin urges the United States to lead an international process to plan for recovery and reconstruction after President Robert Mugabe eventually departs, increasing the likelihood that change, when it comes, will bring constructive reform instead of conflict and state collapse.


By CFR, USA.


Governance Policy Resource.