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  1. Abdulla Naseer is Minister of State for Environment, Climate Change, and Technology for the Maldives.

  2. Irene Norstedt is Director of the People Directorate in the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation at the European Commission.

  3. Jennifer Nuzzo is a senior scholar at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, and an associate professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

  4. Masashi Nishihara

    Masashi Nishihara

    Writing for PS since 1997
    2 Commentaries

    Director, National Defense Academy, Tokyo.

  5. Aryeh Neier

    Aryeh Neier

    Writing for PS since 1999
    63 Commentaries

    Aryeh Neier, President Emeritus of the Open Society Foundations and a founder of Human Rights Watch, is author of The International Human Rights Movement: A History (Princeton University Press, 2012).

  6. Boris Nemtsov

    Boris Nemtsov

    Writing for PS since 2000
    2 Commentaries

    Boris Nemtsov was Russia's first deputy prime minister and a prominent opposition leader.

  7. Vyacheslav Nikonov

    Vyacheslav Nikonov

    Writing for PS since 2000
    4 Commentaries

    Vyacheslav Nikonov, one of Russia's leading political scientists, is President of the Politika Foundation, Moscow. He is a grandson of Vyacheslav Molotov.

  8. Dorothy Nelkin

    Dorothy Nelkin

    Writing for PS since 2001
    2 Commentaries

    Professor of Sociology, NYU.

  9. Pierre Nora

    Pierre Nora

    Writing for PS since 2001
    1 Commentary

    Director of studies, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris and a member of the Académie Française.

  10. M. I. Nadiri

    Writing for PS since 2002
    1 Commentary

    M. Ishaq Nadiri, who participated in the talks that created Afghanistan's interim government, is Professor of Economics at NYU and an economic advisor to Hamid Karzai, Afghanistan's interim leader.

  11. Julian Nida-Rümelin

    Julian Nida-Rümelin

    Writing for PS since 2002
    1 Commentary

    Germany's Minister for Cultural Affairs and Media. Professor of Philosophy at Göttingen University.

  12. Ethan A. Nadelmann

    Ethan A. Nadelmann

    Writing for PS since 2002
    1 Commentary

    The founder and executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance, which promotes alternatives to the global war on drugs and author of Cops Across Borders: The Internationalization of US Criminal Law Enforcement.

  13. Thomas Nagel

    Thomas Nagel

    Writing for PS since 2002
    2 Commentaries

    Professor of Law and Philosophy at NYU.

  14. Joseph S. Nye, Jr.

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr.

    Writing for PS since 2002
    254 Commentaries

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr., an emeritus professor at Harvard Kennedy School and a former US assistant secretary of defense, is the author of Do Morals Matter? Presidents and Foreign Policy from FDR to Trump (Oxford University Press, 2020) and the forthcoming memoir A Life in the American Century (Polity Press, January 2024).

  15. Hamid Narjisse

    Writing for PS since 2003
    1 Commentary

    Professor of Rangeland Ecology at Institut Agronomique et Vétérinaire Hassan II in Rabat, Morocco.

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    The US Is Jeopardizing the Open Internet

    Natalie Dunleavy Campbell & Stan Adams condemn America’s apparent decision to abandon its role as a champion of a free digital domain.
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    How to Finance Higher Education in Africa

    Célestin Monga proposes a mix of several funding streams to improve access to high-quality colleges and universities.
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    Catalytic Capital Holds the Key to Southeast Asia’s Green Transition

    Kitty Bu & Stefanie Fairholme highlight the potential role of early-stage funding in advancing the region’s decarbonization efforts.
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    Which AI Risks Matter?

    Edoardo Campanella

    To prevent humanity from ever being demoted to the status of gorillas by a highly advanced artificial intelligence, most AI experts agree that we must retain control over the technology. But with developers racing to achieve the next breakthrough and gain market share, that may be easier said than done.

    considers three leading experts’ assessments of the technology’s future capabilities and their implications.
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    Europe Must Defend Itself

    Donald Trump – who spent his presidency lambasting NATO – recently suggested that he would encourage Russian aggression against NATO allies that had not met their commitment to spend 2% of GDP on defense. With Trump vying for another term in the White House – and the Ukraine war still raging on the European Union’s doorstep – EU countries can no longer ignore the difficult but essential task of taking charge of their own security.

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    Making the Most of FDI

    Keun Lee considers what it takes to convert foreign investment into growth, development, and technological upgrading.
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    Explaining Americans’ Pessimism About a Strong Economy

    Jeffrey Frankel considers possible reasons for the disconnect between economic performance and public perceptions.
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    Sharing the Tech Wealth

    Diane Coyle urges investment in digital public infrastructure to curb the adverse effects of market power.
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    The WTO’s FDI Challenge

    Karl P. Sauvant urges the World Trade Organization’s members to adopt the new Investment Facilitation for Development Agreement.

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