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Anne-Marie Slaughter

Anne-Marie Slaughter

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Anne-Marie Slaughter, a former director of policy planning in the US State Department, is CEO of the think tank New America, Professor Emerita of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University, and the author of Renewal: From Crisis to Transformation in Our Lives, Work, and Politics (Princeton University Press, 2021).

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  1. No Security Without Climate Security
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    No Security Without Climate Security

    Sep 30, 2022 Anne-Marie Slaughter explains why US policymakers need to focus more closely on global warming as an existential threat.

  2. The Golden Arches Go to War
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    The Golden Arches Go to War

    Jul 20, 2022 Anne-Marie Slaughter & Ian Shapiro show why Russia’s invasion of Ukraine does not diminish the importance of interconnectedness to world peace.

  3. A Better Year for Democracy?
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    A Better Year for Democracy?

    Jun 22, 2022 Timothy Garton Ash, Michael Ignatieff, Kati Marton, Nanjala Nyabola, Anne-Marie Slaughter agree or disagree with the idea that liberal democratic principles and institutions will fare well in 2022.

  4. Ban Nuclear Weapons Now
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    Ban Nuclear Weapons Now

    May 30, 2022 Anne-Marie Slaughter & Susi Snyder hope that Russia’s aggression against Ukraine will spur a renewed drive for global disarmament.

  5. Madeleine Albright's Potent Legacy for Women
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    Madeleine Albright's Potent Legacy for Women

    Mar 25, 2022 Anne-Marie Slaughter hopes the first female US secretary of state is in that special place in heaven for women who help other women.

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    Helen Clark at Investing in Health for All

    Helen Clark delivers the closing keynote address at our October 2022 virtual event, Investing in Health for All.
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    Back to the Brink in Iran

    Amin Saikal explains why the regime may no longer be able to quell popular protest with force alone.
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    Xi Jinping’s Radioactive Friend

    Charles Tannock thinks China’s president must be having second thoughts about his alliance with Vladimir Putin.
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    All the King’s Games

    Kaushik Basu sheds light on the shadowy machinations and oppressive tactics that help authoritarian rulers stay in power.
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    How to Build the European Political Community

    Jean Pisani-Ferry & Daniela Schwarzer urge those attending the EU's upcoming Prague summit to establish ambitious goals and a long-term timetable.
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    A Shocking Ten Days for the UK

    Mohamed A. El-Erian

    Recent policy decisions in the United Kingdom have jeopardized the country’s economic well-being and financial stability, with the most vulnerable segments of the population facing the greatest risks. But with rapid and coordinated action, policymakers can still change course.

    explains what policymakers must do to avoid further financial and economic upheaval.
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    Megan Greene and Hindou Ibrahim

    Oct 3, 2022

    Megan Greene is a senior fellow at the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government at Harvard Kennedy School and a member of the Regenerative Crisis Response Committee.

    Hindou Ibrahim is Founder and President of the Association for Indigenous Women and Peoples of Chad and Co-Chair of the International Indigenous Peoples Forum on Climate Change.

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    The Stagflationary Debt Crisis Is Here

    Nouriel Roubini

    The Great Moderation has given way to the Great Stagflation, which will be characterized by instability and a confluence of slow-motion negative supply shocks. US and global equities are already back in a bear market, and the scale of the crisis that awaits has not even been fully priced in yet.

    sees the latest market turmoil as a long-anticipated reckoning for bad policies and negative supply shocks.
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    The Cold War Is Back

    Joschka Fischer explains what the new Russian military and nuclear threat means for the European Union.

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