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Yuriko Koike

Yuriko Koike

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Yuriko Koike, Governor of Tokyo, has been Japan’s defense minister, national security adviser, and a member of the National Diet.

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  1. The Ukraine War and Asian Security
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    The Ukraine War and Asian Security

    Dec 12, 2022 Yuriko Koike hopes that Russian aggression spurs Asian leaders to consider their own region's vulnerabilities.

  2. Tokyo’s Sustainable Games
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    Tokyo’s Sustainable Games

    Oct 14, 2019 Yuriko Koike explains how the city is ensuring that the 2020 Summer Olympics serve its long-term interests.

  3. Asia’s Cities Against North Korea
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    Asia’s Cities Against North Korea

    Dec 21, 2017 Yuriko Koike calls on the region’s municipal leaders to help mitigate the threat posed by Kim Jong-un’s rogue regime.

  4. Cleaning Up the Olympics
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    Cleaning Up the Olympics

    Aug 15, 2016 Yuriko Koike promises that, on her watch, the city will prevent waste and corruption in planning the 2020 Games.

  5. The Tokyo the World Needs
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    The Tokyo the World Needs

    Jul 21, 2016 Yuriko Koike would model the world's largest city on its cosmopolitan incarnation in the early twentieth century.

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    From Welfare State to Safe State in Latin America

    Jorge G. Castañeda & Carlos Ominami urge the region’s progressives to start treating security as an essential component of social protection.
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    The Urgency of Sovereign-Debt Restructuring

    José Antonio Ocampo highlights the need for a comprehensive mechanism to deliver relief to low- and middle-income countries.
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    The Gaza War Goes Global

    Joschka Fischer

    The escalating war in the Middle East must be understood in a broader context. The fact that the Iranian regime felt emboldened to risk a direct strike on Israel attests to a changing world order in which Western power is increasingly open to challenge.

    considers the implications of Iran’s unprecedented decision to launch a direct strike on Israeli territory.
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    Gender-Neutral Fintech Isn’t Working for Women

    Emmanuel Nyirinkindi & Jessica Schnabel show that the industry is not fully delivering on its promise to accelerate financial inclusion.
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    The Urgency of Palestinian Statehood

    Gareth Evans explains why formal international recognition is crucial to ending the intolerable status quo.
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    Quality Journalism Is More Important than Ever

    Anya Schiffrin, et al. explain how policymakers can support rigorous, objective reporting, just as they provide other public goods.
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    Is India’s Economy Overhyped?

    Shang-Jin Wei argues that the country’s rapid development, while undeniable, conceals deeper structural problems.
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    Negotiating a Bigger, Better World Bank

    Michael Krake & Wempi Saputra explain how a new framework will nudge countries to invest in projects that deliver global public goods.
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    The Ozone Layer’s Recovery Shows How to Protect the Planet

    Robert Redford & Xiye Bastida highlight the critical role of international cooperation in preserving the planet’s habitability.

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