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Abiy Ahmed, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2019.

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  1. Toward a Peaceful Order in the Horn of Africa
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    Toward a Peaceful Order in the Horn of Africa

    Feb 6, 2021 Abiy Ahmed explains why his government's actions in northern Tigray will ultimately benefit the entire region.

  2. Africa’s Peace and Prosperity Begin at Home
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    Africa’s Peace and Prosperity Begin at Home

    Sep 9, 2020 Abiy Ahmed points to economic integration as the key to realizing the continent's geopolitical ambitions.

  3. Saving Generation COVID
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    Saving Generation COVID

    Jul 13, 2020 Abiy Ahmed & Gordon Brown show which interventions are needed to offset pandemic-induced learning losses – and how to pay for them.

  4. A Pledge for Africa
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    A Pledge for Africa

    May 1, 2020 Abiy Ahmed makes the case for helping the continent combat the coronavirus before a second wave of infection hits.

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    A Hillbilly Elegy for Ukraine and the West

    Carl Bildt considers the disastrous implications of US vice-presidential nominee J.D. Vance’s worldview.
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    We Are All Biomass

    Slavoj Žižek sees our shared environmental predicament as a stronger basis for solidarity than appeals to compassion.
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    Mordecai Kurz on market power, Big Tech, antitrust, and more

    Mordecai Kurz explains how technology firms abuse patent law to establish and preserve monopolies, criticizes the US Supreme Court’s approach to market power, sheds light on the relationship between innovation and inequality, and more.
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    Biden Rejects the Drug of Power

    Nina L. Khrushcheva

    Joe Biden's decision to drop out of the presidential race reflects a humility that is far more likely to be found among democratic leaders than authoritarians. But as Donald Trump has shown – with his efforts to overturn the 2020 election and his vow to be a dictator “on day one” – such humility is never guaranteed.

    praises the US president for stepping aside to let a younger candidate take over.
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    Impunity for Authoritarians Fuels Political Violence

    Maciej Kisilowski explains why allowing corrupt leaders to evade justice can stoke public fear and discontent.
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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 sees the arrival of a moderate Iranian president as an electoral opportunity for the Democrats.

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