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Nina L. Khrushcheva

Nina L. Khrushcheva

Writing for PS since 1997
154 commentaries
4 videos & podcasts

Nina L. Khrushcheva, Professor of International Affairs at The New School, is the co-author (with Jeffrey Tayler), most recently, of In Putin’s Footsteps: Searching for the Soul of an Empire Across Russia’s Eleven Time Zones (St. Martin's Press, 2019).

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  1. Far-right Populists Come Out of the Racist Closet
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    Far-right Populists Come Out of the Racist Closet

    Aug 5, 2022 Nina L. Khrushcheva says that hard-right populists no longer think they need to conceal their racism in order to gain power.

  2. The World Order After the Ukraine War
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    The World Order After the Ukraine War

    Aug 3, 2022 Javier Solana interviewed by Nina L. Khrushcheva about the historic roots of Russia’s invasion and the future of global security and cooperation.

  3. Insider Interview Live: New Rules

    Insider Interview Live: New Rules

    Jul 14, 2022 Nina L. Khrushcheva & Javier Solana engage in a wide-ranging conversation on the forces behind Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the war’s likely effects on European and global security, and the future of the international order.

  4. Don't Cancel Russian Culture
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    Don't Cancel Russian Culture

    Jun 30, 2022 Nina L. Khrushcheva shows why the rejection of the country's artistic patrimony over the war in Ukraine is counter-productive.

  5. Unhappy Birthday, Andrei Sakharov
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    Unhappy Birthday, Andrei Sakharov

    May 27, 2022 Nina L. Khrushcheva sees Russia's official erasure of the nuclear physicist turned anti-nuclear activist as a bad omen.

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    Fixing Our Public-Health Data Problem

    William A. Haseltine emphasizes the high costs of not having standardized protocols for collecting and sharing clinical information.
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    Uzbekistan’s Good Crisis

    Djoomart Otorbaev urges the country’s government to recognize the real causes of recent protests in Karakalpakstan.
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    Taking Back the Ocean, Inc.

    Alexander Kozul-Wright accuses the United Nations of perpetuating policies that are destroying Earth’s largest biosphere.
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    The Clean-Energy Race Is On

    Gernot Wagner

    While no legislation is perfect, the US Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 will be a game changer for the transition to clean-energy sources, both in America and around the world. By doubling down on forward-looking industrial policy, the US is suddenly poised to give Europe, China, and others a run for their money.

    shows how America's landmark climate legislation will trigger a cascade of economic and environmental benefits.
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    The Afghan Abyss

    Brahma Chellaney

    The Taliban regime is behaving as expected, turning the country into a breeding ground for international terrorism, narcotics trafficking, and mass migration. There is no justification for attempts by US President Joe Biden's administration to engage with it.

    views last year's disastrous US withdrawal as just the start of a long series of policy blunders.
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    Bystanders No More

    Peter Singer urges citizens of rich countries to pressure their governments to provide sufficient aid to the world's poor.
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    What Was Different About the Latest Gaza Fighting?

    Shlomo Ben-Ami assesses whether Hamas's growing pragmatism will enable the negotiation of a durable truce with Israel.
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    What Does India Want from Russia?

    Sushanta Mallick & Brigitte Granville show how the Ukraine war is helping the country achieve significant – and advantageous – geopolitical autonomy.
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    How India Can Sustain Rapid Economic Growth

    Barry Eichengreen & Poonam Gupta say that the country's high GDP rate can be maintained only if structural reforms are swiftly implemented.

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