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Coronavirus: A True Stresstest for Globalization

It is not too early for policy makers to begin examining why globalization did not work out the way its advocates either wished or thought it would.

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The Deglobalization Virus?

The coronavirus crisis has become the third great globalization shock of this still relatively new century — after the 9/11 attacks in 2001 and the fall of Lehman Brothers in September 2008.

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Globalization and Pandemics: Global Problems Require Global Responses

The rapid dispersion of many diseases is one of the inevitable characteristics of globalization. Nationalist approaches are therefore completely counter-productive.

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Stop Blaming Globalization: Most Problems Are Homemade

Amidst many worries about globalization, suggestions for a constructive path forward.

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Governance Vs. Democracy

Why U.S. foreign policy should focus on “good governance” instead of “democracy.”

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The Summer of 2019

In terms of economic contentedness, the summer of 2019 in the U.S. and globally had an eerie feeling of the summer of 1913.

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India: A Connected Power

India has achieved massive technological advances which are transforming its society. The current elections are evidence of this.

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Can the Emerging Economic Powers Govern the Globe?

Can a G7 dominated by developing nations provide the impulse to global governance as did the old G7? The answer is no.

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International Women’s Day: An Egyptian Perspective

How is it that young Egyptian men are often proud of their sexual virility? The Egyptian government benefits politically.

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Sustainability and the Fallacy of Global Governance

Any global effort on climate change is toothless without the cooperation of national governments and their ability to act to support their aims.

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