“The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.” – Sun Tzu   American power is dissipating. Matthew Edwin Carpenter explains why.   Part of it is intentional from the American side: President Trump is deliberately removing the U.S. from the centerpiece of a multilateral alliance structure. Withdrawing from TPP, the Paris…

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This article was originally posted in Political Insights. By Christian Honeywood and John M. Zindar   From hyper-high tariffs to new extreme scrutiny for visa-seeking Chinese, the White House, with growing support in Congress, is taking a sledgehammer to transpacific commerce. Christian Honeywood and John Zindar write that singling out China again in new foreign investment…

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About YPFP: Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (YPFP) fosters the next generation of foreign policy leaders by providing its members with the knowledge, skills, exposure, and relationships to tackle critical global challenges over the course of their careers. YPFP is a dynamic, global, nonpartisan, nonprofit organisation with more than 10,000 selected members around the world…

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Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (YPFP) Brussels is currently recruiting a Finance Officer. The successful candidate will work under the direct management of the Executive Director and the Managing Director to produce comprehensive financial reporting and help YPFP manage its funds effectively.   We value continuity and reliability, so we would ask you to commit…

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Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (YPFP) Brussels is currently looking to recruit a voluntary Programmes Officer. The successful candidate will work under the direct management of the Director of Programmes to plan, organise and moderate YPFP Brussels events.   We are looking for someone with a strong interest in foreign policy and a desire to develop new…

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This article was originally posted in Political Insights.   By Katie Dobosz Kenney   Burundi is bracing itself for a constitutional referendum, announced on May 8, 2018 by the country’s ruling party. Katie Dobosz Kenney examines the lead up to the referendum as the bouts of violence in Burundi continue to increase.   Burundi’s ruling party,…

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  Emerging Voices, the blog of Young Professionals in Foreign Policy New York, is pleased to announce its partnership with Political Insights, a new media startup focused on delivering timely analysis of geopolitical news and events. Both organizations are committed to increasing NextGen scholarship and leadership in the foreign policy and international affairs arena. In…

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By Miranda Tomic   At the height of the Cold War, the tiny Central American nation of Guatemala dared to challenge the role of unbridled international capitalism within its borders. In doing so, Guatemala stoked the ire of the United States and triggered a reaction that demonstrated the full range of U.S. military and diplomatic…

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Be our next Member of the Month! YPFP Brussels is proud to re-launch our Member of the Month initiative: more engaging, more focused on you.   Our Member of the Month initiative will recognize and share our members’ professional stories with the YPFP network in Europe and around the world. Every month, a YPFP member…

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