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Syed Munir Khasru

Syed Munir Khasru

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Syed Munir Khasru is Chairman of the Institute for Policy, Advocacy, and Governance (IPAG), an international think tank with a presence in Dhaka, Delhi, Melbourne, Vienna, and Dubai.

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  1. The Global South’s Pandemic Path to Self-Reliance
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    The Global South’s Pandemic Path to Self-Reliance

    Nov 17, 2020 Syed Munir Khasru explains why the pandemic gives developing countries a chance to reduce their dependence on external aid.

  2. The Lady and the Exodus
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    The Lady and the Exodus

    Sep 15, 2017 Syed Munir Khasru laments the failure of Myanmar's de facto leader to protect the Rohingya minority.

  3. A G20 Refugee Agenda
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    A G20 Refugee Agenda

    Jul 5, 2017 Syed Munir Khasru proposes an overhaul of intergovernmental efforts to aid the world’s growing displaced population.

  4. ASEAN and the Rohingya Crisis
    Rohingya Muslim refugee camp in Bangladesh Allison Joyce/Stringer

    ASEAN and the Rohingya Crisis

    Feb 1, 2017 Syed Munir Khasru urges the bloc's members to rethink their non-interventionist approach.

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    If Trump Returns

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr.

    What would a second Donald Trump presidency mean for US foreign policy and the world? While the man himself is unpredictable, his first term and his behavior since losing re-election in 2020 offer plenty of clues, none of which will be comforting to America's allies.

    considers the implications of the 2024 presidential election for America's foreign policy and global standing.
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    A Western Distraction from Climate Action

    Ali Rashid Al Nuaimi warns that calls for the removal of Sultan Al Jaber as COP28 president-designate are a dangerous diversion.
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    How to Restructure Chinese Supply Chains

    Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng argue that private markets can be leveraged to support a much-needed economic transformation.
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    The Supply Side of Decarbonization

    Ricardo Hausmann touts strategies that create incentives for developing countries to produce renewables and other green goods.
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    America and China Are on a Collision Course

    Nouriel Roubini

    The G7 countries may have set out to deter China without escalating the new cold war, but the perception in Beijing suggests that they failed to thread the needle at their recent summit in Hiroshima. It is now clear to all that the United States, its allies, and any partners they can recruit are committed to containing China’s rise.

    juxtaposes recent developments and current trends with diplomatic happy talk about a “thaw” in tensions.
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    Leveling the Financial Playing Field for Africa

    Amadou Hott & Mark Malloch-Brown propose ways to redress longstanding inequities and enable African-led solutions to succeed.
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    Why the Fed Is Hard to Predict

    Mohamed A. El-Erian thinks the US central bank's biggest problem is not the economy but rather its own institutional shortcomings.
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    How to Quench the American West’s Thirst

    Jeffrey Frankel argues that eliminating water subsidies and implementing market pricing is better than the alternative.
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    Give America a Debt Brake

    R. James Breiding thinks the United States could learn a valuable lesson from a policy Switzerland put in place in 2003.

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