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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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    A Subsidy War Without Winners

    Andrés Velasco calls on policymakers to avoid petty conflicts and work together to encourage green investments.
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    Japan’s New Security Posture Is Abe’s Legacy

    Taniguchi Tomohiko explains how the government’s ambitious defense agenda expands on the late prime minister’s ideas.
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    For the Common Good

    Mariana Mazzucato outlines a new governance model for ensuring a fairer distribution of agency, risk, and reward.
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    Helping Middle-Income Energy Exporters Kick the Fossil-Fuel Habit

    Carlos Lopes explains what it will take for resource-rich economies to diversify and develop new revenue sources.
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    The New European Frontier

    Giulio Boccaletti

    Given this summer's climate-driven disasters, one might think that the European political system would be devising comprehensive adaptation plans. But, despite some steps in the right direction, Europeans are only just waking up to the constitutional implications of a changing physical environment.

    thinks a changing climate will force the European Union finally to embrace its political nature.
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    The Poverty of Anti-Capitalism

    Harold James considers recent arguments against markets, globalization, and growth, finding them to be deeply flawed.
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    How Not to Fight Inflation

    Joseph E. Stiglitz sees little upside and much downside to further monetary-policy tightening by the US Federal Reserve.
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    Who Is Part of the Free World?

    Anne-Marie Slaughter urges US President Joe Biden to abandon a phrase that is better left in the twentieth century.
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    Realism About Techno-Optimism

    Gernot Wagner laments that public debate about climate solutions is long on political grandstanding and short on nuance.

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