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Zaki Laïdi

Zaki Laïdi

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Zaki Laïdi is a professor at Sciences Po.

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  1. Why Macron Is Risking an Election
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    Why Macron Is Risking an Election

    Jun 12, 2024 Zaki Laïdi points out that the French president has little to lose by dissolving parliament after two years of paralysis.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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    The Dangers of a US Capital Inflow Tax

    Maurice Obstfeld worries that a little-known, highly costly method of deficit reduction is gaining political traction.
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    Europe’s Green Transition Requires More Skilled Workers

    Julie Beaufils urges policymakers to boost the attractiveness of technical vocations by expanding access to apprenticeships.
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    A Monetary and Economic Order Fit for the Twenty-First Century

    Ulrich Volz, et al. identify eight priorities to build a more resilient, inclusive, and sustainable global financial architecture.
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    Putting Africa on the Path to Prosperity

    Mohamed Ould Ghazouani & Ajay Banga urge the G7 to focus on the continent’s future, and on five priorities in particular, at this week’s summit.
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    Anatomy of a Massacre

    Shlomo Ben-Ami

    The 1860 massacre of Christians in Damascus holds useful lessons about what it takes to arrest – and recover from – inter-communal violence. But there is a difference between a pogrom and a genocide, and conflating the two can do more harm than good.

    considers what the 1860 massacre of Christians in Damascus can and cannot teach us about preventing genocide.
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    AI: Hope or Hype?

    Whether generative artificial intelligence will do more harm or good to our families, economies, and societies remains an open question. In devising strategies for harnessing the technology, optimism is undoubtedly warranted, but it should not come at the expense of realism.

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    How Denmark Keeps the Far Right at Bay

    Michael Ehrenreich explains how mainstream parties have neutralized the threat of right-wing populists.
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    How Techno-Libertarians Fell in Love with Big Government

    Quinn Slobodian argues Silicon Valley investors are against the state only insofar as it is not enriching them personally.
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    How Chinese Savings Can Support the Global Green Transition

    Daniel Gros urges the EU to welcome cheap low-carbon goods, such as electric vehicles, from China.

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