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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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    The New European Frontier

    Giulio Boccaletti

    Given this summer's climate-driven disasters, one might think that the European political system would be devising comprehensive adaptation plans. But, despite some steps in the right direction, Europeans are only just waking up to the constitutional implications of a changing physical environment.

    thinks a changing climate will force the European Union finally to embrace its political nature.
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    The Poverty of Anti-Capitalism

    Harold James considers recent arguments against markets, globalization, and growth, finding them to be deeply flawed.
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    How Not to Fight Inflation

    Joseph E. Stiglitz sees little upside and much downside to further monetary-policy tightening by the US Federal Reserve.
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    Who Is Part of the Free World?

    Anne-Marie Slaughter urges US President Joe Biden to abandon a phrase that is better left in the twentieth century.
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    Realism About Techno-Optimism

    Gernot Wagner laments that public debate about climate solutions is long on political grandstanding and short on nuance.
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    PS Commentators Respond: Could the “Chinese Century” Belong to India?

    From demographics to trade to GDP growth, China is currently struggling precisely where India seems to be thriving. At a time when the global economy’s center of gravity is shifting to Asia, we asked PS commentators whether India’s rising star will soon outshine China’s.

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    Why Industrial Policy Is Back

    Ricardo Hausmann explains why economic theory has finally begun to catch up with centuries of economic practice.
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    Patriots in Name Only

    Richard K. Sherwin considers the implications of the Republican Party's challenge to the state's power to make and enforce law.
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    Assassinated Are the Peacemakers?

    Nina L. Khrushcheva highlights the grave risks that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky would incur by negotiating with Russia.

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