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Arabia and the knowledge gap

By Bernd Debusmann
April 8, 2009

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Think big. Think global. Spare no expense. That could be the motto for an ambitious effort by the United Arab Emirates to close the knowledge gap with the West and eventually restore Arab learning to its former glory.

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U.S. mouth writing checks its body won’t cash

By J Saft
April 8, 2009

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A look at credit insurance prices for U.S. banks shows that market thinks the government's mouth is writing checks its body can't or won't cash.

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Islamic mega-bank prays for support

April 6, 2009

BAHRAIN/-- Margaret Doyle is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are her own --

Islamic finance is about to get its first mega bank if Sheikh Saleh Kamel has his way.

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G20 shows power shift to multipolar world

By Paul Taylor
April 2, 2009

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A year ago, mere mention of the notion of a multipolar world was a sure way to lose friends and dinner invitations in Washington.

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Mobile industry stimulus, strings attached

By Eric Auchard
April 2, 2009

ericauchard1-- Eric Auchard is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own --

Some of the world's biggest mobile operators say they can stimulate the global economy by luring $550 billion in new investment, but only with the implied trade-off that they retain their monopoly market powers.

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Reform the IMF and World Bank

March 31, 2009

Johannes Linn- Johannes Linn is a Senior Fellow and the Executive Director of the Wolfensohn Center for Development at the Brookings Institution. The views expressed are his own. --

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G20 should be pragmatic about protectionism

March 31, 2009

Paul Blustein-- Paul Blustein is a journalist-in-residence at the Brookings Institution. He is writing a book on the World Trade Organization, which will be published in September. The views expressed are his own. --

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Challenges for the G20: The IMF and regulation

March 26, 2009

StephanyGriffith-Jones-- Stephany Griffith-Jones is executive director of the Initiative for Policy Dialogue at Columbia University. The views expressed are her own. --

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First 100 Days: What not to do in public diplomacy

March 21, 2009

Kristin Lord-- Kristin Lord is a fellow at the Brookings Institution and author of the recent report, “Voices of America: U.S. Public Diplomacy for the 21st Century.” The views expressed are her own. --

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In American crisis, anger and guns

By Bernd Debusmann
March 19, 2009

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-- Bernd Debusmann is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own. --