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Zaki Laïdi

Zaki Laïdi

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Zaki Laïdi, a professor at Sciences Po, is Senior Adviser to the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy.

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  1. Europe’s Chinese New Year
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    Europe’s Chinese New Year

    Dec 11, 2023 Zaki Laïdi describes the delicate balance the EU is seeking to strike in its relationship with the People’s Republic.

  2. Europe’s Hard Choices in 2020
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    Europe’s Hard Choices in 2020

    Dec 26, 2019 Zaki Laïdi explains what the European Union must do to defend itself against three major powers that seek to weaken it.

  3. The Hardening of Soft Power
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    The Hardening of Soft Power

    Nov 4, 2019 Zaki Laïdi worries that trade, law, and technology are increasingly being used as means of geopolitical coercion.

  4. Toward a Euro-Pacific Partnership
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    Toward a Euro-Pacific Partnership

    Jul 5, 2019 Zaki Laïdi, et al. advocate forming a new bloc of countries to serve as a united front against protectionism and illiberalism.

  5. Why the EU Election Was a Win for Macron
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    Why the EU Election Was a Win for Macron

    May 29, 2019 Zaki Laïdi thinks the headline results mask more important intra-European political dynamics that bode well for the bloc.

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    Banking on the World Bank’s Knowledge

    Wempi Saputra identifies three areas in which the organization’s client countries could use more guidance.
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    The Algorithm and Its Discontents

    Mariana Mazzucato & Ilan Strauss

    Deploying algorithms to maximize user engagement is how Big Tech firms maximize shareholder value, with short-term profits often overriding longer-term business objectives. Now that AI is poised to supercharge the platform economy, new rules and governance structures are urgently needed to safeguard the public.

    propose five principles to ensure that the digital economy serves the public good before short-term profit.
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    Judgment Days for Democracy

    Nicholas Reed Langen suspects that judges will play an increasingly central role in protecting democracy against populist assaults.
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    A Global Cash-Transfer Fund Could End Extreme Poverty

    Cina Lawson & Rory Stewart

    Cash transfers offer a transformative solution to multidimensional poverty, by enhancing dozens of outcomes simultaneously. They have already proven effective, adaptable, and replicable, and now they are becoming more attainable every year with growing mobile coverage and improved digital infrastructure.

    show that the conditions are ripe for deploying lump-sum payments to the world’s poorest people.
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    The Drums of US-China Cyber War

    Stephen S. Roach worries that irrational Sinophobia has become America's new bipartisan political orthodoxy.
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    Japan as Number Four

    Takatoshi Ito hopes the news that the economy has slipped from third place globally will serve as a wake-up call.
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    The Financial March to War

    Harold James explains how currency wars and speculation could feature in today’s great-power conflicts.
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    A Stablecoin Pilot in China?

    Andrew Sheng & Xiao Geng see an opportunity in Hong Kong’s efforts to establish a regulatory regime for issuers of the cryptoasset.
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    The War for the West

    Ivan Krastev interviewed by Sławomir Sierakowski about the conflict in Ukraine and the challenges facing Western democracies in a changing world.

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