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Abe Shinzō

Abe Shinzō

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Abe Shinzō was Prime Minister of Japan from 2006-07 and 2012-20.

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  1. Realizing a Free and Open Indo-Pacific
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    Realizing a Free and Open Indo-Pacific

    Sep 26, 2022 Abe Shinzō set out his vision for the region less than one month prior to his assassination in July.

  2. US Strategic Ambiguity Over Taiwan Must End
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    US Strategic Ambiguity Over Taiwan Must End

    Apr 12, 2022 Abe Shinzō thinks America's policy toward China and the island has become a source of instability, not deterrence.

  3. The G20 in Osaka
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    The G20 in Osaka

    Jun 21, 2019 Abe Shinzō explains Japan's goals in pursuing a four-point agenda at the group's upcoming summit.

  4. Japan From War to Peace
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    Japan From War to Peace

    Aug 14, 2015 Abe Shinzō commemorates the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II with atonement and resolve.

  5. Toward an Alliance of Hope
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    Toward an Alliance of Hope

    May 1, 2015 Abe Shinzō sets out Japan’s agenda for domestic reform and peace and prosperity in Asia.

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    Central Banks Should Slow Down

    Lucrezia Reichlin fears the consequences of excessive interest-rate hikes in the US, the UK, and especially the eurozone.
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    Three Cheers for Hybrid Work

    Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg thinks the advantages of more flexible labor arrangements outweigh the disadvantages.
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    The German Lamb Is Learning to Howl

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    The nation that went to the gates of Moscow in World War II has become as aggressive as a cuddly cat. But with its decision to send Leopard 2 battle tanks to Ukraine, Germany's "culture of reticence," particularly with respect to Russia, may soon be a thing of the past.

    examines the origins and implications of the landmark decision to send battle tanks to Ukraine.
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    Everyone Loses in a Fractured World

    Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng warn that the global order's deepening East-West and North-South divides make us all poorer and less safe.
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    The Necessity of Morality in Foreign Policy

    Chris Patten shows why “realism” requires heeding the lessons of history and defending democratic values.
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    A Subsidy War Without Winners

    Andrés Velasco calls on policymakers to avoid petty conflicts and work together to encourage green investments.
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    Japan’s New Security Posture Is Abe’s Legacy

    Taniguchi Tomohiko explains how the government’s ambitious defense agenda expands on the late prime minister’s ideas.
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    For the Common Good

    Mariana Mazzucato outlines a new governance model for ensuring a fairer distribution of agency, risk, and reward.
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    Helping Middle-Income Energy Exporters Kick the Fossil-Fuel Habit

    Carlos Lopes explains what it will take for resource-rich economies to diversify and develop new revenue sources.

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