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Ian Shapiro

Ian Shapiro

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Ian Shapiro is Professor of Political Science at Yale University and the author of Containment: Rebuilding a Strategy Against Global Terror (Princeton University Press, 2008).

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  1. 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.

  2. Beyond the Two-State Solution
    Orthodox Jew in Palestine/Israel Daniel Leal Olivas/ iImages via Zuma Press

    Beyond the Two-State Solution

    Mar 3, 2016 Ian Shapiro & Nicholas Strong advocate so-called special political zones straddling Israel and its occupied territories.

  3. Restoring European Growth
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    Restoring European Growth

    Dec 27, 2011 Jim Leitner, et al.

  4. Containment, not Appeasement

    Containment, not Appeasement

    Dec 29, 2006 Ian Shapiro

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    The Canary in the Inflation Coal Mine

    Jonathan D. Ostry explains why central banks should pay much greater attention to shipping costs.
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    The Crumbling Nuclear Taboo

    Beatrice Fihn urges countries to refrain from responding to Russia's nuclear threats with nuclear threats of their own.
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    The Trussonomics Warning

    Jason Furman explains why all policies intended to help one group must nowadays come at the expense of other groups.
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    The Kremlin’s Suicidal Imperialism

    Nina L. Khrushcheva argues that the illegal annexation of four more Ukrainian territories will handicap future Russian leaders.
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    What Caused the Ukraine War?

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr.

    Amid heated debates about the factors that led Russia to invade Ukraine on February 24, 2022, it helps to distinguish between deep, intermediate, and immediate causes. But while each can matter in their own ways, war need not be considered inevitable even when they are all present.

    considers the deep, intermediate, and immediate factors behind Russia’s invasion.
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    Why Businesses Misbehave

    Daron Acemoglu thinks narratives about heroic entrepreneurs and villainous tycoons are a distraction from what matters most.
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    J. Bradford DeLong on US inflation, redistribution, economic dogma, and more

    J. Bradford DeLong explains how the US Federal Reserve is undermining market and investor confidence, urges US Democrats to uphold supply-side progressivism, and proposes a straightforward approach to addressing the problems of distribution and utilization.
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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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