Category Europe

Unveiling Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) Challenges: The Potential Dispute Between China and EU

In December 2022, the European Union (EU) approved a green tax on carbon-intensive commodities called the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM). It aims at reducing carbon leakage, a phenomenon in which manufacturers move carbon-intensive production to countries with laxer climate…

Johns Hopkins SAIS Faculty and Fellow Reflections: The War in Ukraine at One Year

One year after Russia launched its full-scale invasion of Ukraine, The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) faculty and SAIS Foreign Policy Institute fellows explain the current state of the war, the varying international responses to it, and…

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Why the Global Skills Partnership between Morocco and Belgium is a Positive-Sum Game

Limon B. Rodriguez is a doctoral candidate in international affairs with a specialization in development economics at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). Tensions emerge between, on the one hand, labor shortages in higher-income countries in a…

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Russia is Lying About its AI Capabilities: How Russia is Using Emerging Technologies to Hide Human Rights Violations

Lauren Kahn is a research fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. Since Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine began, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s military forces have flouted international norms and international humanitarian law. Russian forces in Ukraine have looted, mistreated…