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Anders Fogh Rasmussen: Building a Euro-Japanese Alliance of Hope

For Project Syndicate Faced with Chinese revisionism and the global retreat of the United States, Europe lacks the geopolitical strength and unity to assume America’s mantle as defender of the rules-based multilateral order. Europe therefore needs friends like Japan, and it is now time to take the bilateral relationship up a gear. TOKYO – Geography […]

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Germany’s differences with President Trump should not lead to a hasty and unguarded European pivot to China

Writing in Germany’s Die Welt newspaper on 24th May 2018, Anders Fogh Rasmussen cautions that current differences between Germany and the USA should not lead Europe into an China’s embrace ‘with its eyes closed’. _ Two countries have drawn the most fire from President Trump over trade: China and Germany. As the leaders of the […]

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Rasmussen: The EU-Japan trade agreement is about freedom, and we need Japan’s help to defend it.  

Writing in Bulgarian newspaper Dnevnik and in The Japan Times, Anders Fogh Rasmussen has argued that the EU-Japan Free Trade Agreement sends a powerful sign that US retrenchment on trade will not see the democratic world abandoning the open, rules-based trading system. The op ed was published to coincide with Japanese Prime Minister Abe’s visit […]

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Theresa May’s Balancing Act

Writing in Berlingske Business, Rasmussen Global Director of Media, James Holtum, argues that businesses seeking to understand the British government’s Brexit strategy should keep a close eye on a group of strategically-minded Conservative MPs. Danish businesses trying to understand Britain’s Brexit strategy should not overlook the role Conservative Members of Parliament play in setting the […]

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Macron and Merkel can make the EU strong again

Writing in Danish business newspaper Berlingske, Rasmussen Global Senior Adviser in Berlin, Olaf Böhnke, has given his assessment of Macron’s election, and its implications for the future of the EU. He wrote: By Olaf Böhnke, Seniorrådgiver (Berlin) In eleven years as German chancellor, Angela Merkel’s key project, the European integration process, has consistently come under fire. […]

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WSJ: Invest in Counterterrorism to Reinvigorate NATO

NATO leaders should agree to establish a common, billion-dollar counterterrorism fund, and to set up a fully operational counterterror and training headquarters, Anders Fogh Rasmussen argues in an opinion editorial for the Wall Street Journal Europe. He said: “Instead of limiting ambition, European leaders should encourage it. They could meet both of Mr. Trump’s demands […]

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Macron doit « réorienter les intérêts stratégiques de la France vers l’Est »

Dans une tribune au « Monde », l’ancien secrétaire général de l’OTAN et ancien premier ministre danois explique pourquoi l’Europe centrale doit constituer une priorité pour Paris. Emmanuel Macron a personnellement fait les frais de l’influence invisible et délétère de la Russie sur la campagne présidentielle française, que ce soit à travers un soutien ouvert à Marine […]

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