Weaponized Interdependence

The Economist on how overuse of sanctions is endangering the dollar’s power

EVER SINCE the dollar cemented its role as the world’s dominant currency in the 1950s, it…

Choke Points: Our New Article in the Harvard Business Review

Since the end of the Cold War, businesses have built an awe-inspiring global infrastructure. Digital pipelines…

Chained Globalization: Our new article in Foreign Affairs

From the January/February edition of Foreign Affairs “Friedman was right that a globalized world had arrived…

Martin Sandbu on dollar dominance in the FT

“What was discussed, however, was a particularly interesting contribution from Hyun Song Shin, head of research…

Wall Street Journal on US threat to seize Iraqi reserves

The Wall Street Journal reports that the US has threatened that it will block access to…

Abe on International Security’s New Podcast

In the first episode of International Security’s new podcast, “Off the Page,” Abe talks with Morgan…

BBC World Service: Tim Harford on SWIFT and Weaponized Interdependence.

Tim Harford’s series, “50 Things That Made The World Economy,” discusses how the US has weaponized…

Conversation with Tyler Cowen: Weaponized Interdependence, Big Tech, and Playing with Ideas

Tyler Cowen recorded a podcast interview with Henry – to read a transcript, or listen to…

Huawei and Weaponized Globalization (lead article in Global Asia)

The US and China are engaged in a bitter fight over Huawei, the Chinese telecommunications giant.…

How the Pentagon is weaponizing procurement against China

Dimi Sevastopulo at the Financial Times. ““The Pentagon is going whole hog,” said one person familiar…