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Abdullah Gül

Abdullah Gül

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Abdullah Gül is a former president of the Republic of Turkey.

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  1. The Case for Optimism in the Muslim World
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    The Case for Optimism in the Muslim World

    Jun 10, 2024 Abdullah Gül offers a broad assessment of Muslim-majority countries’ progress toward democracy and sustainable development.

  2. Rached Ghannouchi’s Plight Deserves More Attention
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    Rached Ghannouchi’s Plight Deserves More Attention

    Mar 28, 2024 Abdullah Gül decries the prosecution and imprisonment of Tunisia's widely respected avatar of Islamic democracy.

  3. The Rules-Based International Order Is Collapsing in Gaza
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    The Rules-Based International Order Is Collapsing in Gaza

    Nov 13, 2023 Abdullah Gül highlights the ongoing humanitarian crisis and the broader danger of allowing it to continue.

  4. A Middle East Peace Agenda for 2017
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    A Middle East Peace Agenda for 2017

    Jan 24, 2017 Abdullah Gül says the spillover effects of conflicts throughout the region will demand a response this year.

  5. Middle East Points of Light
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    Middle East Points of Light

    Jan 16, 2015 Abdullah Gül highlights positive regional developments that should be nurtured in the coming year.

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    The Dangers of a US Capital Inflow Tax

    Maurice Obstfeld worries that a little-known, highly costly method of deficit reduction is gaining political traction.
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    Europe’s Green Transition Requires More Skilled Workers

    Julie Beaufils urges policymakers to boost the attractiveness of technical vocations by expanding access to apprenticeships.
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    A Monetary and Economic Order Fit for the Twenty-First Century

    Ulrich Volz, et al. identify eight priorities to build a more resilient, inclusive, and sustainable global financial architecture.
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    Putting Africa on the Path to Prosperity

    Mohamed Ould Ghazouani & Ajay Banga urge the G7 to focus on the continent’s future, and on five priorities in particular, at this week’s summit.
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    Anatomy of a Massacre

    Shlomo Ben-Ami

    The 1860 massacre of Christians in Damascus holds useful lessons about what it takes to arrest – and recover from – inter-communal violence. But there is a difference between a pogrom and a genocide, and conflating the two can do more harm than good.

    considers what the 1860 massacre of Christians in Damascus can and cannot teach us about preventing genocide.
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    AI: Hope or Hype?

    Whether generative artificial intelligence will do more harm or good to our families, economies, and societies remains an open question. In devising strategies for harnessing the technology, optimism is undoubtedly warranted, but it should not come at the expense of realism.

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    How Denmark Keeps the Far Right at Bay

    Michael Ehrenreich explains how mainstream parties have neutralized the threat of right-wing populists.
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    How Techno-Libertarians Fell in Love with Big Government

    Quinn Slobodian argues Silicon Valley investors are against the state only insofar as it is not enriching them personally.
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    How Chinese Savings Can Support the Global Green Transition

    Daniel Gros urges the EU to welcome cheap low-carbon goods, such as electric vehicles, from China.

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