Alan W. Cafruny

United States

Professor of International Affairs on the faculty of Government, Hamilton College (USA).

He is the author of numerous books and scholarly articles, including The European Union and Global Capitalism: Origins, Development, Crisis (co-authored with Magnus Ryner, Palgrave, 2017) and Europe at Bay: In the Shadow of US Hegemony (co-authored with Magnus Ryner, Lynne Rienner, 2007). His articles have appeared in a variety of journals in the United States and Europe, including the New Left Review, International Organization, Review of International Political Economy, New Political Economy, and the International Spectator. He is a former member of the Executive Committee of the European Studies Association (EUSA). He was Visiting Professor (1993-4) and External Professor (1994-2000) in the Department of Political and Social Sciences at the European University Institute (Florence, Italy).

Materials

The Great Restoration
19.04.2017
Transactionalist instincts might lead Trump to seek compromises, as indicated by Tillerson’s aforementioned visit to Moscow, which resulted in limited steps towards de-escalation and endorsement of

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Tillerson Visit Marks Trump’s Move to Mainstream, Shows Willingness to Mend Ties
13.04.2017
The rhetoric seen at US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s visit to Moscow largely confirmed that US foreign policy under Donald Trump has moved toward the establishment mainstream. However, the visit

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The European Union at 60: How Many More Birthdays?
20.03.2017
While the preparations for the Rome commemoration illustrate the deep underlying conflicts between east and west in the EU, the European core is itself experiencing a crisis that, like Brexit, will be

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Germany in the Crosshairs?
20.02.2017
Trump’s foreign economic policy will almost certainly view trade relations as a zero-sum game that is won through the use of coercive economic diplomacy. Germany lies directly in the crosshairs and it

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Expect More Establishment Infighting After Trump Takes Office
20.01.2017
The dangerous and unprecedented conflict at the top of the American political system can be expected to intensify after now that Trump has taken office, writes Valdai Club expert Alan Cafruny,

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Could the Next US President Let the TPP Fail?
12.10.2016
The TPP comprises 12 nations and includes Japan but not China.  Representing 26% of world trade and 30% of global GDP, it serves as the cornerstone of Obama’s “Pivot to Asia.” But as

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Valdai Paper #10: Europe’s Twin Crises: The Logic and Tragedy of Contemporary…
06.02.2015
The crisis of the eurozone has accelerated processes of uneven development and political fragmentation in Europe. Once celebrated as a dramatic forward movement in European regional integration, the

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