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The Role of the European Central Bank

Council of Foreign Relations: The Role of the European Central Bank – As Europe’s central bank moves aggressively to staunch the continent’s crisis, some critics are aski http://ow.ly/1mpCGn

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GMFUS: Jurgen Matthes on ‘Fox Business’ To Debate U.S. Stance on Euro

German Marshall Fund of the United States, August 4, 2012

Fox Business interviewed Jurgen Matthes, head of the International Economic Order department at the Cologne Institute for Economic Research, about his views on the U.S. debate concerning the eurozone… (more) http://ow.ly/1m7hN3

 

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GMFUS: Shale Gas: a Transatlantic Case Study

English: Map of major shale gas basis all over...

Map of major shale gas bases all over the world from the EIA report World Shale Gas Resources: An Initial Assessment of 14 Regions Outside the United States .(Photo credit: Wikipedia)

German Marshall Fund of the United States, August 7, 2012

The third video in the Global Resource Nexus Series features Junior Fellow, Tim Boersma, on the shale gas revolution in the United States and Europe. He discusses the status and future of shale gas development on both sides of the Atlantic, as well as shale’s potential impact on global energy markets… (more) http://ow.ly/1m0PiA

 

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GPF Europe: Turkmenistan, Russia sign agreement in navigation field

Map showing Turkmenistan with Uzbekistan to th...

Map showing Turkmenistan with Uzbekistan to the north (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

European Geopolitical Forum

(Trend H.Hasanov)

A sea agreement was signed in Moscow, following a meeting of Russian-Turkmen intergovernmental commission on economic cooperation, media outlets reported on Thursday citing the press service of the Russian government.

The document was signed between the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping and the State Service of Maritime and River Transport of Turkmenistan and is concerned with delegation of authority for the services to conduct surveys of ships and documentation in accordance with the requirements of international treaties relating to merchant shipping.

(more) http://ow.ly/1lOvzD

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ProSyn: Dos and Don’ts for the European Central Bank

 

European Central Bank

European Central Bank (Photo credit: kumbarov)

, Project Syndicate, July 29, 2012

Recent statements by European Central Bank President Mario Draghi and Bank Governor Ewald Nowotny have reopened the debate about the desirable limits to ECB policy. The issue is not just the ECB’s legal authority under the Maastricht Treaty, but, more importantly, the appropriateness of alternative measures. (more) http://ow.ly/1lIGI8

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