Jean-Pierre Lehmann

Jean-Pierre Lehmann, emeritus professor of international political economy at IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland, is a Contributing Editor at The Globalist. Follow him @jp_lehmann

America’s Blind Infatuation with Israel

Lessons from Amos Oz on the coexistence of Jews and Arabs.

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Lagarde’s Failure to Do the Honorable Thing – And Resign

Christine Lagarde’s confirmation as IMF Managing Director further undermines global governance.

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From the American Challenge to the Chinese Challenge?

The unfolding Western effort to paint a picture of a benign America and a malign China is a distortion of the historical truth.

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Illustrations of U.S. interventionism

The West can’t blame China for its aggressive stance and whitewash its own imperialism.

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The Collapse of the Global Trading System

The notion that trade per se fosters peace and prosperity is fanciful.

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South Korea/Japan: “Comfort Women” as a Political Football?

The tragic case of Japan’s WWII sex slaves.

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The Trump Effect on China

Donald Trump and prospects for democracy and xenophobic populism in China

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October 2049: The 100th Anniversary of the People’s Republic of China

What will China look like a century after Mao’s victory in 1949?

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The Resurgence of Japanese Nationalism

Japanese Prime Minister Abe’s military choice brings Asia closer to war.

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United States: The Hypocritical Hegemon

Why the United States has lost the mantle of moral and geopolitical arbiter.

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