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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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    How the G20 Could Help Eliminate Hunger and Extreme Poverty

    Kevin Watkins urges the group’s members to harness their economic and political power to advance shared development targets.
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    A Hillbilly Elegy for Ukraine and the West

    Carl Bildt considers the disastrous implications of US vice-presidential nominee J.D. Vance’s worldview.
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    We Are All Biomass

    Slavoj Žižek sees our shared environmental predicament as a stronger basis for solidarity than appeals to compassion.
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    Mordecai Kurz on market power, Big Tech, antitrust, and more

    Mordecai Kurz explains how technology firms abuse patent law to establish and preserve monopolies, criticizes the US Supreme Court’s approach to market power, sheds light on the relationship between innovation and inequality, and more.
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    Biden Rejects the Drug of Power

    Nina L. Khrushcheva

    Joe Biden's decision to drop out of the presidential race reflects a humility that is far more likely to be found among democratic leaders than authoritarians. But as Donald Trump has shown – with his efforts to overturn the 2020 election and his vow to be a dictator “on day one” – such humility is never guaranteed.

    praises the US president for stepping aside to let a younger candidate take over.
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    Impunity for Authoritarians Fuels Political Violence

    Maciej Kisilowski explains why allowing corrupt leaders to evade justice can stoke public fear and discontent.
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    As Disinformation Thrives, Democracy Dies

    Nishant Lalwani, et al. argue that increased aid for independent media is necessary to defend press freedom in the developing world.
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    The Dead Hand of Neoliberalism Is Blocking Green Growth

    Laura Carvalho sees rich countries pursuing industrial strategies while poorer countries are prevented from following suit.
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    Will the Democrats Win After Biden’s Withdrawal?

    Richard Haass

    US President Joe Biden’s decision to drop out of the 2024 presidential race has revived the Democrats’ chances of victory. Given the profound differences between the two parties, it is difficult to exaggerate just how much is at stake when Americans vote this November.

    explains how the new Democratic nominee could get out from under the shadow of an unpopular president.

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