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Anne-Marie Slaughter

Anne-Marie Slaughter

Writing for PS since 2006
106 commentaries
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Anne-Marie Slaughter, a former director of policy planning in the US State Department, is CEO of the think tank New America, Professor Emerita of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University, and the author of Renewal: From Crisis to Transformation in Our Lives, Work, and Politics (Princeton University Press, 2021).

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  1. Can AI Improve Family Life?
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    Can AI Improve Family Life?

    May 27, 2024 Anne-Marie Slaughter & Avni Patel Thompson foresee parents and other caregivers spending more time on meaningful activities, and less time on drudgery.

  2. A Network-Based Approach to Health in Ukraine
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    A Network-Based Approach to Health in Ukraine

    Mar 21, 2024 Anne-Marie Slaughter & Kelly Saldaña envision a health-care system capable of responding to the complex demands of a conflict environment.

  3. Do Israelis and Palestinians Inhabit the Same World?
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    Do Israelis and Palestinians Inhabit the Same World?

    Jan 31, 2024 Anne-Marie Slaughter envisions a diplomatic approach that does not require each side to adopt the other's perspective.

  4. If Europe Could Do It, So Can the Middle East
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    If Europe Could Do It, So Can the Middle East

    Nov 23, 2023 Anne-Marie Slaughter shares three lessons from the post-World War II experience of peacemaking between ancient enemies.

  5. A Pact for People and Planet
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    A Pact for People and Planet

    Sep 12, 2023 Anne-Marie Slaughter, et al. propose an agreement that aligns existing climate commitments and accelerates progress toward a net-zero future.

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    Africa’s Hobbled Hegemons

    Adekeye Adebajo

    In the face of regional turmoil, rising extremism, and heightened geopolitical tensions, Africa urgently needs strong leadership. But its two most significant regional powers, Nigeria and South Africa, are too constrained by domestic challenges to represent Africa’s interests effectively on the world stage.

    examines the causes of political and economic malaise in Nigeria and South Africa.
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    The US Needs a Techno-Industrial Strategy

    Liza Tobin & Addis Goldman outline a three-pronged approach that would entrench American leadership in advanced industries.
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    The Fed Should Not Cut Interest Rates Yet

    Michael R. Strain argues that declaring victory over inflation, while tempting, would be to misread current economic conditions.
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    Preparing for a Future of Extreme Heat Waves

    Renzo R. Guinto urges political leaders to place resilience at the heart of housing, transport, and water policies.
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    Israel Is Enabling Iran’s War of Attrition

    Shlomo Ben-Ami thinks that Binyamin Netanyahu and his messianic allies are hastening the destruction of the Jewish state.
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    Unlocking IMF Reform

    Barry Eichengreen

    Sketching a reform agenda for the International Monetary Fund is easy; implementing reform is hard. It will require, among other things, the US to give up its veto in the institution, and China to assume more responsibility for global stability and the problems of other economies.

    writes that the key is a governance overhaul combined with a renewed focus on the Fund’s core mission.
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    The King of the Americans

    Steve Pincus observes that the US Supreme Court has given the president powers denied to English monarchs since James II.
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    Will Trump Benefit from the Attempt on His Life?

    Shang-Jin Wei draws parallels between the attack on Trump and the incident that swayed the 2004 Taiwanese election.
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    Fighting Climate Change Requires a Different Mindset

    Sonia Guajajara thinks the rest of the world can learn a lot from how indigenous peoples relate to nature.

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