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Dina Khapaeva

Dina Khapaeva

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Dina Khapaeva is Professor of Russian at the Georgia Institute of Technology. The second edition of Crimes sans châtiment (Crimes without Punishment, Éditions de l’Aube, 2012) is forthcoming in January 2023.

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  1. Displaying Our Skeletons
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    Displaying Our Skeletons

    Oct 31, 2022 Dina Khapaeva explains how Halloween arose from the dead and, since the late 1970s, took over the world.

  2. Putin’s New Nuclear Blackmail
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    Putin’s New Nuclear Blackmail

    Sep 29, 2022 Dina Khapaeva urges Western leaders not to give in to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s threats.

  3. Putin the Terrible
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    Putin the Terrible

    Sep 2, 2022 Dina Khapaeva traces the history of the Kremlin's campaign to transform Russia's national memory and identity.

  4. Making Murder Great Again
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    Making Murder Great Again

    Nov 8, 2019 Dina Khapaeva says violent protagonists in films like “Joker” radically refute the value of human life and democratic freedom.

  5. Putin and the Apocalypse
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    Putin and the Apocalypse

    Jan 24, 2019 Dina Khapaeva asks what lies behind the Russian president's increasingly frequent talk of nuclear Armageddon.

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    Putin’s Brezhnev Moment

    Aryeh Neier draws parallels between the regime’s ongoing crackdown on civil society and late Soviet repression.
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    Utopia or Bust

    J. Bradford DeLong considers our options for both expanding and effectively slicing the proverbial economic pie.
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    Germany’s Reckoning

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    Germany is now grappling with a host of difficult questions about its place in the world, the nature of its politics, and its most cherished values. For a pacifist society in a new age of conflict and war, everything must change if things are to remain the same.

    traces the contours of the country's debate, triggered by the Ukraine war, about its strategic future.
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    Preempting a Generative AI Monopoly

    Diane Coyle urges policymakers to take steps to counter the anti-competitive implications of a rapidly emerging market.
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    Japan’s Strategic Imperative

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr. sees the country doubling down on its best option for ensuring national security and regional stability.
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    China’s Savings Conundrum

    Zhang Jun explains why – and how – the country must stimulate household consumption to achieve a robust recovery.
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    The Flight of the Inflation Hawks

    Though the US Federal Reserve’s first interest-rate hike of 2023 is smaller than those that preceded it, policymakers have signaled that more increases are on the way, despite slowing price growth. But there is good reason to doubt the utility – and fear the consequences – of continued rate hikes, on both sides of the Atlantic.

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    How to Transform African Agriculture

    Safia Boly & Omid Kassiri identify four principles that could help governments across the continent boost food security.
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    Making Ukrainian Victory Possible

    Josep Borrell explains why continued military support and other forms of assistance remain critical.

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