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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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    As Disinformation Thrives, Democracy Dies

    Nishant Lalwani, et al. argue that increased aid for independent media is necessary to defend press freedom in the developing world.
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    The Dead Hand of Neoliberalism Is Blocking Green Growth

    Laura Carvalho sees rich countries pursuing industrial strategies while poorer countries are prevented from following suit.
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    Will the Democrats Win After Biden’s Withdrawal?

    Richard Haass

    US President Joe Biden’s decision to drop out of the 2024 presidential race has revived the Democrats’ chances of victory. Given the profound differences between the two parties, it is difficult to exaggerate just how much is at stake when Americans vote this November.

    explains how the new Democratic nominee could get out from under the shadow of an unpopular president.
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    Middle East Peace and the US Election

    Bruce Ackerman

    Now that the moderate Masoud Pezeshkian has ascended to the Iranian presidency, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris have an opportunity to clarify the choice for voters in the US election this November. By reopening talks, they can promote the Democrats’ peace ticket in swing states where despair over the war in Gaza has harmed their chances.

    sees the arrival of a moderate Iranian president as an electoral opportunity for the Democrats.
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    A Growth Agenda for the G20

    Paola Subacchi sees one policy priority capable of uniting the world's leading developed and developing economies.
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    Europe Must Clamp Down on Russian Oil Flows Through Turkey

    Martin Vladimirov urges policymakers to close the sanctions loophole that allows the Kremlin to sell fossil fuels to the EU.
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    Rebooting the Sustainable Development Goals

    John W. McArthur & Zia Khan urge political, business, and civil-society leaders to foster the big ideas needed to meet the 2030 targets.
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    Is Greece’s Six-Day Work Week a Harbinger?

    Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg points out that the country is facing the same demographic problem as almost all advanced economies.
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    The Euro and Its Imperial Ancestors

    Victoria Gierok draws lessons from earlier experiments with common currencies across disparate polities and economies.

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