CGD's Scott Morris and Charles Kenny argue the core flaw in the US response to China’s Belt and Road Initiative: the US should recommit to international institutions like the World Bank instead of attempting to provide a direct alternative to BRI.
Following its underwhelming response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the damaging “Doing Business” scandal, the World Bank should focus on getting money to poor countries. Here, the Bank can distinguish itself by providing governments with both concessional loans and untied aid.
By quickly rejoining the WHO and Paris Accord, President Biden made clear his commitment to work with allies on the most important issues America faces in the world today. Repairing broken relationships globally is a critical means to even more critical ends, whether it is ending the pandemic or add...
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