Jean-Pierre Lehmann

Jean-Pierre Lehmann (1946-2017) was emeritus professor of international political economy at IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland, and a Contributing Editor at The Globalist. [Switzerland]

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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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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China: Peaceful Rise to Great Power Status Won’t Be Easy!

Can the West constructively encourage China’s peaceful rise?

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TPP: Beware of the Japan Hype

Just as is the case in the US, there is very strong domestic opposition to TPP in Japan.

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70 Years of Selective History After the Pacific War

What are the prospects for the next 70?

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The Myth of Asia: The Absence of an Asian Intellectual Space

Asian nations must decrease their intellectual dependence on the West.

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The Myth of Asia: Now Perpetrated By Asians Themselves

Why “Asia” never made any sense.

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