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An Open Letter to European Media

02.10.15 Publication:

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How to Fix Europe

02.10.15 Publication:

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Life after Schengen

01.10.15 Publication:

Throughout Europe’s refugee crisis, which has been building for well over two years, warnings about the threat to the European Union’s precious Schengen...

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The leader who triumphs with humility

26.09.15 Publication:

What makes for successful leadership, in these troubled times? America has for the past few days been witnessing two very different foreign leaders: one from...

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Now we need clarity from Eurosceptics

21.09.15 Publication:

The UK’s new opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn hasnow clarified, in the FT no less , his view of British membership of the EU. David Cameron is unlikely to do...

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With Corbyn, the UK moves away from Europe

13.09.15 Publication:

When the Partito Democratico suffered its surprise general election defeat in 2013, the party eventually indicated its desire for change by choosing a...

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David Cameron’s hot autumn

02.09.15 Publication:

How awkward it is to have ministers who speak freely to the media using words you cannot control. That is the eternal truth for prime ministers everywhere, but...

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David Cameron´s hot autumn

02.09.15 Publication:

How awkwardit is to have ministers who speak freely to the media using words you cannot control. That is the eternal truth for prime ministers everywhere,...

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The real worry in China is politics, not economics

28.08.15 Publication:

The debate about China’s economy, amid all the noise and drama coming from the bursting of its stock market bubble, is essentially about whether its annual...

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China’s political contradictions

22.08.15 Publication:

What is really happening in China? That is now one of the most important questions for global businesses, which especially includes Japanese exporters and the...

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China´s political contradictions

22.08.15 Publication:

What is really happening in China? That isnow one of the most important questions for global businesses, which especially includes Japanese exporters and the...

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The Great Emerging Market Bubble

15.08.15 Publication:

Something has gone badly wrong in the emerging economies that were supposed to be shaping, even dominating, the future of the world. The search for culprits is...

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No need for a clash of values, between FT and Nikkei

27.07.15 Publication:

Old Tokyocorrespondents such as myself think of Japan as the country that abolished news, as a place of processes and trends rather than big events. So it...

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Nuclear Japan, 70 years after Hiroshima

26.07.15 Publication:

Ever since their first contact with Europeans in the 16th century, the Japanese have always seemed hard to understand. The 70th anniversary of one of the worst...

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Europe´s confusion about German leadership

20.07.15 Publication:

We are in an interval during the long Greek tragedy, in agap between the wailings of the chorus but still far from the end, so this is a good moment  to...

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Can Germany lead at last?

09.07.15 Publication:

Originally published by Politico There’s only one country that can get Europe out of this mess. But Berlin is balking. Europe—and indeed the...

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Time for euro creditors to reward their allies

06.07.15 Publication:

What will happen now after Greece’sresounding ‘No’ lies in the hands of fresh negotiations, Greek banking solvency and the nerve of the triumphant...

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Europe needs to change too, after Greece

02.07.15 Publication:

Where does Europe go from here, after the Greek referendum on July 5th and its failure to repay the IMF? The answer is that it can go nowhere that is good,...

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The myth of deflation in Japan

29.06.15 Publication:

What do you think is the biggest danger facing Abenomics? My answer is that the biggest danger is that Abenomics’ monetary arrow might succeed too...

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The Greek endgame

20.06.15 Publication:

Well, the Greeks have always been famous for their tragedies as well as their theatrical prowess, so we should not be surprised that the long-running play...

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Shinzo Abe’s pivot to Asia

15.06.15 Publication:

Over the past year, relations among East Asia’s three most successful economies – Japan, South Korea, and China – have been slowly but steadily...

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Shinzo Abe´s pivot to Asia

15.06.15

Overthe past year, relations among East Asia’s three most successful economies – Japan, South Korea, and China – have been slowly but steadily...

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Time for Renzi to turn talk into action

02.06.15 Publication:

For a man who likes to give the impression of incessant activity,to be told "pull your finger out" might seem ungrateful. But that is the message given by...

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Bill Emmott´s 10-point plan to keep the UK in the EU

22.05.15 Publication:

Theclock is now ticking on Britain´s in-out referendum, which looks likely to be held sometime in 2016. So if the pro-EU camp--in which it is presumed...

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