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Eric Schmidt, a former CEO and chair of Google/Alphabet, is Chair of the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence.

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    A New Model for African Health

    Mariana Mazzucato & Vera Songwe

    Despite inadequate international support and a lack of access to COVID-19 vaccines, African governments and regional institutions have acquitted themselves well in responding to the pandemic. The task now is to build on these successes, making “health for all” an overarching whole-of-government priority.

    propose a new holistic approach to designing policies, directing innovation, and investing in people.
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    The Lose-Lose Tech War

    Kishore Mahbubani & Tony Chan

    Because the advancement of human knowledge should not be politicized, science and technology offer the best prospects for renewed cooperation between China and the United States. But both sides first need to lower the temperature.

    worry that politics is getting in the way of the cooperation needed to advance science and tackle global problems.
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    What’s the Endgame in Ukraine?

    Nearly three months after Russia launched its invasion, Western countries appear more committed than ever to Ukraine’s defense, and, in some quarters, to Russia’s defeat. We asked PS commentators what outcome the West, Russia, and Ukrainians themselves can realistically expect.

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