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By Paola Subacchi - Oct 24,2019
LONDON — The recently announced “phase one” agreement between the United States and China has been touted as an important step toward a comprehensive deal that ends the trade war that has raged for over a year.
By Paola Subacchi - Jul 29,2018
LONDON — Officials at the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) have long insisted that “China will not weaponise the renminbi.” And yet, implicit in their promise not to manipulate the currency for strategic ends is their ability to do so if they so desired.China’s monetary po
By Paola Subacchi - Oct 24,2017
In the dystopian fantasy Blade Runner 2049, Los Angeles 32 years from now looks a lot like China’s megacities today: grey, polluted and dominated by tall towers emblazoned with flashing neon advertisements.The viewer never learns much about the outside world, much less in what cu
By Paola Subacchi - Sep 21,2017
This autumn, the International Monetary Fund (IMF)  and the World Bank will hold their annual conference.
By Paola Subacchi - Sep 06,2014
The appointment of Federica Mogherini, Italy’s foreign minister, as the European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy has exposed two fictions.  One is that EU member states care about a common foreign policy; the other is that Ita



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