Prophesies decrying the eschaton of the dollar have proven rash and delusional. Is this time different?
A quick reaction after reading Rory Stewart’s “Can Intervention Work?”
A lot is happening very quickly. The initial conditions at the onset of the pandemic — in domestic and international political economy — are quite germane. And the extraordinary scale, scope, and speed of the monetary and fiscal responses carry a slew of long-term consequences — some known, some unknown; some intended, some not so much. It’s all quite …
A syllabus for an international political economy course I developed in 2016.
Four of my favorite reads from 2018
A few gems from Sir Herbert Butterfield’s 1971 Rede Lecture at Cambridge University
Some gems from Aldous Huxley’s “Grey Eminence” (1941)
A dozen book recommendations
On the tension among “universal” values, world order, and U.S. power
In a Chickenhawk nation, policy still matters (featuring a case study on Somalia)