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Armin Laschet, the CDU-CSU’s chancellor candidate, and Annalena Baerbock, the Greens’ chancellor candidate.

German voters will go to the polls on September 26 to elect the Bundestag. For most parties, the party leader is its presumed chancellor candidate in the election campaign. But in the case of the German Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and its Bavarian sister party, the Christian Social Union (...

Rose Gottemoeller, the Frank E. and Arthur W. Payne Distinguished Lecturer at Stanford University’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and its Center for International Security and Cooperation

On April 15, the MacMillan Center hosted Rose Gottemoeller, the U.S. chief negotiator of the New START treaty—and the first woman to lead a major nuclear arms negotiation—to give the George Herbert Walker, Jr. Lecture Fund at Yale University on the subject of U.S. nuclear weapons in an age of...

Beijing on a day of heavy pollution in December 2015. Photo: Lintao Zhang/Getty Images.

In China, highly educated people are more likely to move away from areas with poor air quality. Reducing pollution could substantially increase GDP there and in other countries, according to a new study co-authored by Mushfiq Mobarak, Professor of Economics.

In 2014, China launched a “...

Armin Laschet, CDU leader, and Markus Söder, CSU leader, after CDU-CSU meeting Tuesday to discuss chancellor candidate issue.

Last July, in a five-day marathon meeting of the European Council, the leaders of the 27 member states of the European Union agreed, with some modifications, to an economic recovery plan  prepared at their request by the European Commission. The plan, to be administered by the Commission through...

Jim Scott

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