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People walk past the Greek parliament in Athens, Greece, March 4, 2015 (AP photo by Petros Giannakouris).

Failed Greek Debt Deal Would Bring More Capital Flight, Bank Runs

By Milton Ezrati
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Failure to reach a comprehensive Greek debt deal still risks destructive financial contagion. That is because the risks across the eurozone have shifted from the borrowing costs on sovereign debt to the danger of capital flight and bank runs, which are still a potent threat in countries like Italy and Spain. more


Libya Needs More Than Unity Government to Halt IS Rise

By Mohamed Eljarh
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Four years after the revolution began to overthrow Moammar Gadhafi’s regime, Libya today faces a new and very real threat: militants affiliated with the Islamic State. But the group’s advance must be understood in the wider context of Libya’s civil war, and Libyans cannot tackle it alone. more

After Years of Talk, U.S.-India Defense Ties Gain Traction

By Saurav Jha
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U.S. President Barack Obama’s January visit to India saw some long-awaited movement on the two countries’ Defense Trade and Technology Initiative (DTTI), touted by both sides as a means to transform the current buyer-seller defense relationship into one based on coproduction and co-development. more