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The Reluctant Firewall

Can the Obama administration afford to sit on the sidelines while the European economic crisis worsens?

David Bosco |

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Bitter Medicine

Bailing out the banks may be hard to stomach, but it's the only way to prevent a global economy predicated on financial institutions from plunging into recession.

Karl Smith |

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It's the Politics, Stupid

The eurozone crisis isn't about debt or deficits -- it's about a dysfunctional political system.

Kathleen R. McNamara |

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A Bridge to Nowhere

The Brussels plan is a decent stopgap. But if Europe's countries in crisis can't hold out long enough to start growing their economies again, it won't matter.

Barry Eichengreen |

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Interview: Larry Summers

Foreign Policy speaks with President Barack Obama's former top economic advisor about how European leaders can break their cycle of crisis summits -- and how vulnerable America is if it all spirals out of control.

Uri Friedman |

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The Last Hope for Redemption

If European policymakers really do care about saving the monetary union, they're going to have to stop talking -- and start issuing Eurobonds.

John Muellbauer |

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Downward Spiral

Europe's crisis is morphing again -- for the third time in only 12 months -- and the implications for the global economy are even more complex, unsettling, and troubling.

Mohamed El-Erian |

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Where There’s a Will…

If the founding members of the eurozone don't get their acts together, the euro will collapse.

Mark S. Sheetz |

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The Icarus Zone

Never before has a monetary union been so full of anticipation and hype. Should we have known that the euro would buckle?

David Marsh |

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An Exorbitant Burden

Why keeping the dollar as the world's reserve currency is a massive drag on the struggling U.S. economy.

Michael Pettis |

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The New Triumvirate

Sayonara yen. By 2025, the renminbi, dollar, and euro will control the international currency system.

Mansoor Dailami |

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The Buck Stays Here

Why the dollar isn't going anywhere anytime soon.

Daniel W. Drezner |

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Dreaming of SDRs

Why the IMF's long dreamed-of Special Drawing Rights will always be the currency of the future.

David Bosco |

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The Multilateral Vacuum

If Washington can't get the Chinese to revalue their currency, can international institutions be of any help?

Phil Levy |

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The Renminbi: The Political Economy of a Currency

Why it's a mistake for the United States to fear the yuan.

Arthur Kroeber |

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Doha or Bust

The world's developing economies need to find a way to finish the Doha round -- but maybe not for the reasons you think.

Homi Kharas |

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Interview: Ronald Kirk

FP speaks with the Obama administration's trade representative about this year's big three trade deals, their prospects on Capitol Hill – and why even Democrats should get in on the act.

Susan Glasser |

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A Market for Good

Why American workers need the U.S.-Colombia free trade agreement.

Max Baucus |

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America's Free Trade Moment

Why the United States must sign three pending free trade agreements -- or risk losing its place in the global economy.

Orrin Hatch |

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Finish Doha, Save the Fish

How global trade talks could replenish our overfished seas.

Peter Allgeier |

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A Bad Trade

Obama has swapped smart policy for the same-old job-crushing trade deals.

Todd Tucker |

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Nothing Free About It

The supposedly free trade deals miss the real barriers to global exchange.

Clyde V. Prestowitz |

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On the Road to Doha

How the WTO has liberalized agricultural trade.

Jason H. Grant |

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The People's Prescription

Why Congress must re-authorize measures to help globalization's jobless get back to work.

Howard Rosen |

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System Upgrade

We're saddled with a 20th Century trading system. We need new rules for tomorrow -- and we need them now.

Pascal Lamy |