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  • Carl Bildt

    The writer was Sweden's foreign minister from 2006 to October 2014, and was Prime Minister from 1991 to 1994, when he negotiated Sweden's EU accession. He is a member of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Europe.

  • Navigating the Syrian endgame

    After a suspiciously sudden conversion, Russian President Vladimir Putin now claims to be worried about the fate of millions of refugees who have fled the carnage in Syria.
  • The End of NATO?

    What is left of NATO and the transatlantic order after US President Donald Trump's tumultuous week in Brussels, the United Kingdom, and Helsinki, where he defended Russian President Vladimir Putin against accusations of cyber warfare by America's own intelligence agencies?
  • The West's Crisis of Confidence

    In an age defined by US President Donald Trump's rage, Russian President Vladimir Putin's revisionism, and Chinese President Xi Jinping's unbridled ambition, the international order is becoming increasingly disorderly, dysfunctional, and even dangerous. How did we arrive at this state of affairs? And how can we leave it behind?
  • Securing the digital transition

    Every year, the World Economic Forum publishes a Global Risks Report, which distills the views of experts and policymakers from around the world.
  • The Pandora's box of the digital age

    Is the world sliding dangerously toward cyber Armageddon? Let us hope not; but let us also apprehend the threat, and focus on what to do about it.
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