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  1. Frans D. Waal

    Frans D. Waal

    Writing for PS since 2002
    1 Commentary

    Frans de Waal, a Dutch-born zoologist, is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Living Links Center at Emory University, in Atlanta. His most recent book is The Ape and the Sushi Master.

  2. Shiro Wachira

    Shiro Wachira

    Writing for PS since 2018
    1 Commentary

    Shiro Wachira is a project specialist on the microfinance partnerships team at One Acre Fund.

  3. Andrew Wachtel

    Andrew Wachtel

    Writing for PS since 2017
    2 Commentaries

    Andrew Wachtel is President of the American University of Central Asia.

  4. Mathis Wackernagel

    Mathis Wackernagel

    Writing for PS since 2015
    1 Commentary

    Mathis Wackernagel is the co-creator of the Ecological Footprint and President and Co-founder of the Global Footprint Network.

  5. Daniel A. Wagner

    Daniel A. Wagner

    Writing for PS since 2015
    1 Commentary

    Daniel A. Wagner is UNESCO Chair in Learning and Literacy, Professor of Education at the University of Pennsylvania, and Director of the International Literacy Institute.

  6. Gernot Wagner

    Gernot Wagner

    Writing for PS since 2016
    9 Commentaries

    Gernot Wagner, a climate economist at Columbia Business School (on leave from New York University), is the author of five books, most recently Geoengineering: The Gamble (Polity, 2021).

  7. Martin Wagner

    Martin Wagner

    Writing for PS since 2016
    1 Commentary

    Martin Wagner is the managing attorney of the International Program of Earthjustice, the largest non-profit environmental law organization in the United States.

  8. Sameh Wahba

    Sameh Wahba

    Writing for PS since 2018
    1 Commentary

    Sameh Wahba is Global Director for Urban and Territorial Development, Disaster Risk Management, and Resilience at the World Bank.

  9. Zaki Wahhaj

    Zaki Wahhaj

    Writing for PS since 2017
    3 Commentaries

    Zaki Wahhaj is an associate professor at the University of Kent.

  10. Margareta Wahlström

    Margareta Wahlström

    Writing for PS since 2012
    5 Commentaries

    Margareta Wahlström is Head of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR).

  11. Silvio Waisbord

    Silvio Waisbord

    Writing for PS since 2012
    1 Commentary

    Silvio Waisbord, a professor at the School of Media and Public Affairs at George Washington University, is Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Press/Politics and the author of the forthcoming book Reinventing Professionalism: News and Journalism in Global Perspective.

  12. Yoshibumi Wakamiya

    Yoshibumi Wakamiya

    Writing for PS since 2001
    2 Commentaries

    Yoshibumi Wakamiya is the Managing Editor of "Asahi Shimbun." Author of The Postwar Conservative View Of Asia.

  13. Jerome C. Wakefield

    Jerome C. Wakefield

    Writing for PS since 2009
    3 Commentaries

    Jerome C. Wakefield is Professor of Social Work and Professor of Psychiatry at New York University and author (with Allan V. Horwitz) of The Loss of Sadness: How Psychiatry Transformed Normal Sorrow into Depressive Disorder.

  14. John Walcott

    John Walcott

    Writing for PS since 2018
    2 Commentaries

    John Walcott has covered foreign policy and national security for Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, and other publications, and is an adjunct professor in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.

  15. Arnoldo Wald

    Arnoldo Wald

    Writing for PS since 2018
    1 Commentary

    Arnoldo Wald is a professor of law at Rio de Janeiro State University.

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    Understanding the US-China Rivalry

    Edoardo Campanella

    US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan may have widened the divide between the United States and China even further. But the Sino-American rivalry has been building for years, if not decades, alongside each power's evolving role in the international system.

    reviews five recent books on the recent history, and worrisome future, of the Sino-American relationship.
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    Will US-China Tensions Boil Over?

    A toxic mix of mutual distrust and rising nationalism – with Taiwan the immediate flash point – has brought Sino-American relations to their lowest point in decades. While neither China nor the United States appears to want a military conflict, we asked PS commentators whether the two powers might nonetheless stumble into one.

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