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David Scheffer

David Scheffer

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David Scheffer, Professor of Law at Northwestern University and former US Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues, is the author of All the Missing Souls: A Personal History of the War Crimes Tribunals.

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  1. Justice Delayed, Not Denied, in Bosnia
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    Justice Delayed, Not Denied, in Bosnia

    Mar 25, 2016 David Scheffer celebrates the war-crimes conviction of former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadžić.

  2. Ending Genocide Denial at Srebrenica
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    Ending Genocide Denial at Srebrenica

    Jul 6, 2015 David Scheffer urges the UN Security Council to condemn attempts to deny the atrocity crimes of the Bosnian war.

  3. Leverage Justice for Peace in Syria

    Leverage Justice for Peace in Syria

    May 28, 2013 David Scheffer

  4. Fanning the Flames of Justice in Syria
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    Fanning the Flames of Justice in Syria

    Mar 1, 2012 David Scheffer

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    Navigating Today’s Frothy Financial Markets

    Dambisa Moyo offers a basic framework for assessing the risk of new bubbles and their potential spillover effects.
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    An Arab Spring for Bangladesh?

    M. Niaz Asadullah argues that young protestors could help the country chart a democratic course and achieve sustainable growth.
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    Can Central Banks Still Go Green?

    Lucrezia Reichlin argues that the return of inflation need not derail monetary policies geared toward addressing climate change.
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    The Factors Behind US Investor Confidence

    Mohamed A. El-Erian

    US stock markets have remained bullish in the face of deepening domestic and international risks, owing to three key factors. But with two of these coming under pressure, the durability of the current cycle will depend on the third: the US Federal Reserve.

    thinks an accommodative monetary policy is becoming increasingly important for US investors.
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    Will Trump Get His Wish for a Weaker Dollar?

    Kenneth Rogoff foresees the greenback falling in the coming years, given that it is far above normal historical levels.
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    What Democrats Can Learn from the Science of Cooperation

    Antara Haldar thinks a failure to unite fully behind Kamala Harris will give the Republicans a big advantage.
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    Patriotic Grift

    J. Bradford DeLong clarifies the fundamental difference between today's Democrats and Republicans.
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    Labour’s Economic Plan Lacks Keynesian Ambition

    Robert Skidelsky explains why the new government’s agenda is more of a gamble on growth than a concrete action plan.
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    China Is Exporting Its AI Surveillance State

    Contrary to what many Western policymakers and commentators once hoped, recent analyses have added to the evidence that trade does not always foster democracy or liberalize regimes. Instead, China’s greater integration with the developing world appears to be doing precisely the opposite.

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