The year 2022 drew at least three clear lines

Ukraine war, bursting of the China myth and the realization of the risks of World War III surrounding Taiwan. Read More Here

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Done With Deglobalization?

The global economy’s dire and deteriorating prospects, together with the scale of the climate challenge, have apparently opened world leaders’ eyes to the risks that deglobalization poses. But it remains to be seen whether this realization will be followed by the action needed to reverse course. Read More Here

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The Beginning Of History

The prospect of a timeless future has given way to visions of no future at all. Ideology remains a fault line in geopolitics, market globalisation is fragmenting, and great-power conflict has become increasingly likely. Read More Here

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The Death Of Davos?

Gone are the glory days when the World Economic Forum’s annual conference in the Swiss Alps perfectly captured the optimism and hype of the post-Cold War era of globalization. Today, the mood is decidedly darker, requiring a more clear-eyed perspective on what, if anything, can be salvaged from the recent past. Read More Here

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The Ukraine War Is Reshaping Development

However the conflict in Eastern Europe unfolds, it seems clear that countries will have to give national security a far more prominent position in their development agendas. This means not only increasing defense spending, but also diversifying energy and food sources – and preparing for global economic fragmentation. Read More Here

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