Commentary

Frequent press, radio, and television interviews on international tribunals, terrorism, and international law.

"US Voters Long for an Alternative to Fix Their Broken Democracy," Financial Times, June 6, 2017.

"Networks, Not Nation States, Will Solve Global Crises," Boston Globe, May 25, 2017.

"Science and International Development Policy" (with Kate Himes), Project Syndicate, May 22, 2017.

"As Trump Withdraws from the World, Non-State Networks Step Up," Huffington Post (World Post), May 12, 2017.

"What Is Education For?" New America Weekly, May 11, 2017.

"Four Futures for Work in America," LinkedIn, May 2, 2017.

"Introduction: Changing the Culture," New America Weekly, April 20, 2017.

"Syria Strike Must Herald New Trump Doctrine," Financial Times, April 11, 2017.

"Fake News, Media Literacy, and the Role of Our Nation's Schools," New America Weekly, March 23, 2017.

"Nationalists and Globalists," Project Syndicate, March 23, 2017.

"Nations Jockey for Influence in Cyber Space," Financial Times, March 16, 2017.

"On Representation and Representative Democracy," New America Weekly, March 9, 2017.

"Five Ways to Guarantee Women Can Speak Up and Speak Out," Financial Times, March 7, 2017.

"New Capitalism Nurtures People, Not Products," Financial Times, February 19, 2017.

"Of George Washington, Donald Trump, and Civility," New America Weekly, February 16, 2017.

"Putting 'America First' Isn't the Problem. Trump's Version of It Is," Washington Post, February 12, 2017.

"How America's Asian Allies Can Survive Trump" (with Mira Rapp-Hooper), Project Syndicate, January 24, 2017.

"Why Millions of Women, Girls, and Men Felt Compelled to March," Financial Times, January 22, 2017.

"To Attend or Not to Attend," New America Weekly, January 19, 2017.

"The World Awaits America's New Social Contract," Financial Times, January 18, 2017.

"Donald Trump's Childcare Plans Are a Step in the Right Direction," Financial Times, December 20, 2016.

"The Lessons of Hillbilly Elegy," New America Weekly, December 15, 2016.

"Introduction: Link between Gender and Security," New America Weekly, December 8, 2016.

"Open Your Mind," THRIVE Global, November 30, 2016.

"A Tipping Point Missed," with Jay Newton-Small, Project Syndicate, November 18, 2016.

"The Mandate for Change Can Bring a Positive Populism," Financial Times, November 14, 2016.

"What's Next," New America Weekly, November 10, 2016.

"Opening the Tank" (with Hana Passen), New America Weekly, October 27, 2016.

"A National Security Blind Spot," with Elizabeth Weingarten, Project Syndicate, October 19, 2016.

"Trump's Overt Sexism Obscures a More Dangerous Bias," Financial Times, October 17, 2016.

"Innovation in Gender Roles Will Bring Us Equality by 2026," AT Kearney/WSJ Custom Studios, America@250, September 28, 2016.

"Mothers of the Disappeared," with Alice Driver, Project Syndicate, September 22, 2016.

"A Closed-off Corner of Learning Set Free by Technology," Financial Times, September 20, 2016.

"Clinton Knows: In the New Economy, Caring Is Crucial," The Guardian, September 8, 2016.

"Situation Vacant: Technology Triathletes Wanted," Financial Times, August 22, 2016.

"Exec's Jurassic Remark on Women a Blessing in Disguise?" cnn.com, August 4, 2016.

"The Wrong Lessons of the Iraq War," with Nussaibah Younis, Project Syndicate, July 19, 2016.

"Flexible Forms of Union Offer a Bright Way Forward for Europe, Financial Times, July 18, 2016.

"College Kids, with Kids," with Jamie Merisotis, New York Times, July 5, 2016.

“Memo to CEOs: You Can’t Predict the Future of Work,” with Roy Bahat, Fortune, June 14, 2016.

“Clinton Nomination Reflects a Life Committed to Equality,” Financial Times, June 9, 2016.

“Breaking the Ultimate Glass Ceiling,” cnn.com, June 9, 2016.

“Closing the Middle East’s Education Deficit,” with Lauren Bohn, Project Syndicate, May 25, 2016.

“What Law Has Changed Your Life?” cnn.com, May 19, 2016.

“Social Entrepreneurship Can Give the Government a Lift,” Financial Times, May 18, 2016.

“A Modern Family Leave Policy Needs these Three Things,” with Brigid Schulte, Washington Post, May 10, 2016.

“This Mother’s Day, Teach Your Sons How to Be Real Feminists," Elle, May 5, 2016.

"Connections, Not Armies, Make Countries Powerful," Financial Times, April 18, 2016.

"The National Security Issue No One Is Talking About," (with Elizabeth Weingarten), Time.com, April 12, 2016.

"Standing Up to a Fight: Who's Really Qualified to Be President?" cnn.com, April 10, 2016.

"Entrepreneurship as a Diplomatic Tool," (with Elmira Bayrasli), Project Syndicate, March 23, 2016.

"Easy? Fast? Reliable? What We Should Know about the Internet," Financial Times, March 21, 2016.

"For Women, Happiness Isn't the Issue. Equality Is," Washington Post, February 5, 2016.

"Robots and Refugees," Project Syndicate, January 31, 2016.

"A Tale of Two Feminisms at Davos," World Economic Forum, Global Agenda, January 15, 2016.

"The Paris Approach to Global Governance," Project Syndicate, December 28, 2015.

"The 4 Words Stay-at-Home Parents Dread the Most (and what that says about America)," Huffington Post, December 10, 2015.

"New Refugee Homelands," Project Syndicate, November 27, 2015.

Engaging the World in Syria,” Project Syndicate, October 30, 2015.

Speaker-to-be Ryan Could Help Articulate New Family Values,” Washington Post, October 27, 2015.

The Gig Economy Can Actually Be Great for Women,” Wired, October 23, 2015.

A Worthy Ambition,” Fortune, October 14, 2015.

"If You Ask for Job Flexibility, Will You Be Punished?" cnn.com, September 29, 2015.

"The Unfinished Sexual Revolution," Project Syndicate, September 24, 2015.

"A Toxic Work World," New York Times, September 19, 2015.

"Women Are Sexist, Too," Time.com, September 2015.

"A No-Fly Zone for Syria," Project Syndicate, August 25, 2015.

"War with Iran Is the Only Alternative to a Deal," USA Today, August 20, 2015.

"Europe's Civil War," Project Syndicate, July 21, 2015.

"Securing the Internet Commons," Project Syndicate, June 29, 2015.

Don’t Worry, Working Moms: Just Leave Dad in Charge at Home,” Washington Post, June 19, 2015.

"New-Model Development Finance," Project Syndicate, May 22, 2015.

Room for Debate: "Israel's Rightward Shift Helps Make It Its Own Worst Enemy," New York Times, May 8, 2015.

"Leading By Engaging," Project Syndicate, April 24, 2015.

"A Raisin in the Israeli Sun," Project Syndicate, March 23, 2015.

"Charlie Hebdo's Rights and Wrongs," Project Syndicate, January 27, 2015.

"How the Future of Work May Make Many of Us Happier," Originally published in the Huffington Post (World Post) January 21, 2015.

"Exposing America," Project Syndicate, December 30, 2014.

"National Security Babies," Project Syndicate, November 28, 2014.

Governing A World Out of Order,” Project Syndicate, October 31, 2014.

“Paid Sick Days Gaining Steam in NJ: Opinion,” Star-Ledger (New Jersey), October 13, 2014.

Obama versus the Islamic State,” Project Syndicate, September 23, 2014.

"Don't Fight in Iraq and Ignore Syria," New York Times, July 17, 2014.

"World Cup America," Project Syndicate, July 16, 2014.

"Families of the Future," Project Syndicate, May 26, 2014.

"Opinion: Big Ideas for an Era of Small-ball Politics," CNN.com, May 15, 2014.

"Stopping Russia Starts in Syria," Project Syndicate, April 23, 2014.

"The War of Words over Ukraine Plays into Putin's Hands," Washington Post, March 25, 2014.

"Thriving with My Birds," Huffington Post, March 24, 2014.

"Let Europe Lead in Ukraine," Project Syndicate, March 23, 2014.

"Germany Steps Up," Project Syndicate, February 20, 2014.

"Opinion: Our Predatory Capitalist System Need Not Be a Zero-sum Game," CNN.com, January 20, 2014.

"Behind Every Great Woman Is a Great Man," World Economic Forum Blog, January 19, 2014.

"Stopping the Syria Contagion," Project Syndicate, January 18, 2014.

"A New America that Cares," Shriver Report, January 9, 2014.

"Xi's Recipe," Project Syndicate, December 23, 2013.

"Bringing the Iran Deal Back Home," Project Syndicate, November 25, 2013.

Post-Shutdown America,” Project Syndicate, October 28, 2013.

“Men’s Lib: The Next Emancipation,” (cover) (article) The Wired World in 2014 (UK edition), 2013/2014.

“Violence (Sissel Tolaas and Nick Knight),” Design and Violence, Museum of Modern Art, October 18, 2013.

"Muzzling the Dogs of War," Project Syndicate, September 17, 2013.

"Support Obama on Syria," CNN.com, September 5, 2013.

"Anne-Marie Slaughter Envisions an America Where Caring Is as Important as Competing," Washington Post, September 5, 2013.

"The Middle East's Arc of Prosperity," Project Syndicate, August 26, 2013.

"What America Wants in Egypt," Project Syndicate, July 22, 2013.

"Iran, Turkey, and the Non-Arab Street," Project Syndicate, June 21, 2013.

"U.S. Inaction on Syria is Shameful," Financial Times, June 16, 2013.

"Do You See the World As a Ladder or a Web?" Huffington Post, June 6, 2013.

"The Syria Lessons," Project Syndicate, May 28, 2013.

"The Message from Boston," Project Syndicate, April 29, 2013.

"Obama Should Remember Rwanda as He Weighs Action in Syria," Washington Post, April 28, 2013.

"Thatcher's Legacy Is Britain's Isolation," Financial Times, April 12, 2013.

"A New-State Solution for Israel and Palestine," Project Syndicate, March 25, 2013.

"Arguing Iraq: If I Could Re-Roll the Film, I Would Stop the Invasion," The New Republic, March 20, 2013.

"The Coming Atlantic Century," Project Syndicate, February 21, 2013.

"Obama's Year of Iran," Project Syndicate, January 28, 2013.

Does Obama Have a Grand Strategy for His Second Term? If Not, He Could Try One of These," Washington Post, January 18, 2013 (link to original article).

"America Will Reaffirm Its Commitment to Europe," Financial Times, December 26, 2012.

"The Fiscal Cliff and US Foreign Policy," Project Syndicate, December 17, 2012.

Why Family Is a Foreign Policy Issue,” Foreign Policy, December 2012.

Feeling Typecast, Madame Secretary?Washington Post, December 7, 2012.

Saving General Petraeus,” Project Syndicate, November 16, 2012.

"Government as Platform" (page 1) (page 2), The Wired World in 2013 (UK edition), 2012/2013.

"Overcautious Obama," Project Syndicate, October 16, 2012.

"Blood Sport Politics," Project Syndicate, September 14, 2012.

"Family Well-Being Tied to Men's Work Lives," with Joan C. Williams, San Francisco Chronicle, September 1, 2012.

"The Media Cold War," Project Syndicate, August 21, 2012.

We Will Pay a High Price If We Do Not Arm Syria’s Rebels,” Financial Times, July 31, 2012.

What’s Stopping Women?Project Syndicate, July 19, 2012.

America’s Wrong Conclusions,” German Times, February 2012.

"Reinventing the European Dream," Project Syndicate, June 18, 2012.

"Syria Intervention Is Justifiable, and Just," Washington Post, June 8, 2012.

"Syria Is Not a Problem from Hell," Foreign Policy, May 31, 2012.

"Globalizing Nato," Project Syndicate, May 21, 2012.

"Three Ideas to End the Stalemate in Syria," Financial Times, May 16, 2012.

"Mind the Neighbors," Project Syndicate, April 17, 2012.

"A Pivot to the People," Project Syndicate, March 20, 2012.

"How to Halt the Butchery in Syria," New York Times, February 23, 2012.

"Turkey Must Act on Syria," Project Syndicate, February 13, 2012.

Room for Debate: "An Iron Grip Shows Signs of Weakening," New York Times, February 7, 2012.

"How to Rescue the Syrian Peace Plan," Financial Times, February 6, 2012.

"Grading Obama's Foreign Policy," Foreign Policy, January 23, 2012.

"How the World Could—And Maybe Should—Intervene in Syria," The Atlantic, January 23, 2012.

"Saving Face and Peace in the Gulf," Project Syndicate, January 9, 2012.

"Design Your Own Profession," Harvard Business Review Blog Network, December 22, 2011.

"Obama the Statesman," Project Syndicate, December 19, 2011.

"A New Theory for the Foreign Policy Frontier: Collaborative Power," The Atlantic, November 30, 2011.

"How the World Can Peacefully Intervene in Syria," The Atlantic, November 14, 2011.

"Diplomacy is the Least Damaging Option with Iran," Financial Times, November 9, 2011.

"Problems Will Be Global and Solutions Will Be, Too," Foreign Policy, September/October, 2011.

"Veto or No Veto, Middle East Is on the Brink," Financial Times, September 22, 2011.

"American Power, American Humility," The New Republic, September 15, 2011.

"Resilience vs. Revenge," Wall Street Journal, September 9, 2011.

"Why Libya's Skeptics Were Proved Badly Wrong," Financial Times, August 24, 2011.

"Reflections on the 9/11 Decade," Royal United Institute for Defence Studies, August 2011.

"It's Time to Compromise to Protect Libya's People," Financial Times, July 28, 2011.

"America's Influence," International Herald Tribune, May 3, 2011.

"Interests vs. Values: Misunderstanding Obama's Libya Strategy," The New York Review of Books Blog, March 30, 2011.

"Fiddling While Libya Burns," New York Times, March 3, 2011.

"Farewell Remarks," U.S. Department of State, January 27, 2011.

"Fear of an Angry Dragon," Newsweek (International edition), December 15, 2008.

America’s New Global Challenge,” with Ivo Daalder and Bruce Jentleson, The Boston Globe, July 24, 2008.

Democracies Must Work in Concert,” with John Ikenberry, The Financial Times, July 10, 2008.

Back to Basics: Religion and America,” International Herald Tribune, June 21, 2008.

Remember the Refugees,” The New York Times, May 4, 2008.

Pakistan’s Black Revolution,” Project Syndicate, April 2008.

Das Loot,” The New York Times, March 16, 2008.

No Torture, No Exceptions,” Washington Monthly, January/February/March, 2008.

Good Reasons to Be Humble,” Commonweal Magazine, February 15, 2008.

"US Needs to Transcend Neo-Con View," The Australian, December 11, 2007.

"Say It America: This Is Not Who We Are," International Herald Tribune, October 13, 2007.

"China Learns the Power Play," Newsweek (International edition), October 8, 2007.

"Plugging the Democracy Gap," International Herald Tribune, July 31, 2007.

"Earning It," Foreign Policy (web exclusive), July 2007.

"Diplomacy," Harper's Magazine, June 2007.

"Reviving America's Ideals," International Herald Tribune, May 18, 2007.

"Punishment to Fit the Nuclear Crime," with Thomas Wright, The Washington Post, March 2, 2007, A13.

Blog Contributor, America Abroad, http://tpmcafe.talkingpointsmemo.com/america-abroad/, 2005-2006.

Force Everyone to the Table,” The New Republic, November 27, 2006, 17.

“World View: A World of Liberty and Law,” with G. John Ikenberry, Newsweek (International edition), October 9, 2006.

The U.N.'s Mandate Gap,” Project Syndicate, September 2006.

A Bigger Security Council, with Power to Act,” (with G. John Ikenberry), International Herald Tribune, September 27, 2006.

"America Has Nothing to Apologize For," Guardian Unlimited (Comment Is Free Blog) <http://commentisfree.guardian.co.uk/annemarie_slaughter/2006/09/the_us_h... (September 4, 2006).

"No Rush to Reform," Guardian Unlimited (Comment Is Free Blog) <http://commentisfree.guardian.co.uk/annemarie_slaughter/2006/06/annemari... (June 12, 2006).

"No More Blank-Check Wars,” (with Leslie H. Gelb), The Washington Post, November 8, 2005.

"Degrading Our Soldiers and Ourselves: America, be Beautiful,” International Herald Tribune, October 28, 2005.

"We Can Beat Terror at its Own Game,” Los Angeles Times, April 25, 2005.

"What is this European Union?International Herald Tribune, October 19, 2004.

"Bush’s Mistaken View of US Democracy,” (with Robert O. Keohane), International Herald Tribune, June 22, 2004.

"America is Failing to Honor its Own Codes,” International Herald Tribune, May 21, 2004.

"Not the Court of First Resort,” The Washington Post, December 21, 2003.

Allow an International Panel to Judge Saddam: Justice for All the Victims,” (with William Burke-White), International Herald Tribune, December 20, 2003.

Use Courts, Not Combat, to Get the Bad Guys: Pre-emptive Justice,” International Herald Tribune, November 20, 2003.

"On the Right Side of the Law," Newsweek (Atlantic edition), August 4, 2003, 11.

Role for U.N. in War Crimes Trials,” (with William Burke-White), The Washington Times, May 21, 2003.

A Chance to Reshape the UN,” The Washington Post, April 13, 2003.

The UN Must Help Bring Justice to Iraq,” (with William Burke-White), The Financial Times (London), April 10, 2003.

“Opinion,” International Herald Tribune, March 19, 2003.

Good Reasons for Going Around the UN,” The New York Times, March 18, 2003.

Accused of Irrelevance and Deeply Divided over Iraq, the United Nations Has Never Mattered More,” The Washington Post, March 2, 2003.

"On Thinking Like a Lawyer," Harvard Law Today, May 2002.

“Al-Qaeda Should Be Tried Before the World,” The New York Times, November 17, 2001.

“Terrorism and Justice: An International Tribunal Comprising US and Islamic Judiciary Should Be Set Up to Try Terrorists,” The Financial Times (London), October 12, 2001.

A Defining Moment in the Parsing of War,” The Washington Post, September 16, 2001.

“Sue Terrorists, Not Terrorist States,” (with David Bosco), The Washington Post, October 28, 2000.

On a Foreign Death Row,” The Washington Post, April 14, 1998.