Princeton University

Anne-Marie Slaughter


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

“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?", 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,", 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,", 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,", 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,", 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.
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"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 Justfiable, 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. PDF

"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. PDF

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

"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. PDF

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

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

"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. PDF

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

"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. PDF

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Blog Contributor, America Abroad,, 2005-2006.

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

“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. PDF

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

"America Has Nothing to Apologize For," Guardian Unlimited (Comment Is Free Blog) <
the_us_has_nothing_to_apologis.html> (September 4, 2006).

"No Rush to Reform," Guardian Unlimited (Comment Is Free Blog) <
annemarie_slaughter_on_un.html> (June 12, 2006).

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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. PDF

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

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

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

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

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

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

“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. PDF

“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. PDF



"Our Chat with Anne-Marie Slaughter: Women Can't Have It All...Now What?" Refinery 29, October 25, 2015.

"You Can't Change Women's Roles without Changing Men's Roles," Real Simple, October 2015.

Facebook Live Video, October 21, 2015.

"Why Anne-Marie Slaughter Isn't Afraid to Shock the System," Chicago Tribune, October 19, 2015.

"Conversation: Balancing Act," Princeton Alumni Weekly, October 7, 2015.

"The Biggest Mistake I Made at Work," Lenny, October 6, 2015.

"Unfinished Business," Boston Globe, October 5, 2015.

"She Said Women Can't Have It All. Now She's Recommending a Revolution in Family Life," Washington Post, October 1, 2015.

"'Unfinished Business': When Working Families Can't Do It All," National Public Radio (NPR), September 27, 2015.

"Author Anne-Marie Slaughter Wants You to Have It All," Glamour Magazine, September 2015.

"The Truth about the 'Having It All' Lie," More Magazine, September 2015.

"Anne-Marie Slaughter on How You Can Have It All (or at Least Most of It)," Allure Magazine, September 2015.

"Interview," The Legacy Project, 2015.

"Anne-Marie Slaughter on Forging Confidence and a Career," interview with LIllian Cunningham, Washington Post, May 12, 2014.

Can We "All Have It All"? TEDGlobal, 2013.

"The Accidental Feminist Icon," Daily Beast, November 15, 2013.

"Interview, On Our Terms," The Undergraduate Journal of the Athena Center for Leadership Studies @ Barnard College, November 2013.

"Power Luncheon with Anne-Marie Slaughter," 85 Broads, May 21, 2013.

"What to Do about Syria?" Fareed Zakaria GPS Sunday, May 4, 2013.

"Anne-Marie Slaughter on the New America Foundation, Obligations, and Bipartisanship," Washington Post, April 7, 2013.

"We Are Ready for the Next Wave of the Women's Movement," The European Magazine, March 18, 2013.

"TWIS Interviews Anne-Marie Slaughter at the 2013 Renaissance Luncheon," This Week in Sarasota, March 15, 2013.

"#SXLB: Anne-Marie Slaughter, Author & Professor at Princeton University," LeoBurnett Worldwide, South by Southwest Conference, Austin, TX, March 10, 2013.

"Next Steps in the Work/Family Revolution: 2013 Socrates Program Keynote Address," The Aspen Institute, Aspen, CO, February 16, 2013.

"Forget 'Having It All' -- Own What You Want," Knowledge@Wharton, University of Pennsylvania, February 13, 2013.

"A Discussion on Management Education," DeansTalk, January 21, 2013.

"Childless Women Ahead," Huffington Post Live, January 11, 2013.

"Webinar: A Conversation with Anne-Marie Slaughter on Women, Work, and Family," National Council for Research on Women," October 22, 2012.

"The post-American Middle East," Aljazeera (Empire Programme), October 19, 2012.

"21st Century Statecraft," Dialogue with Richard Burge, Wilton Park Chief Executive Officer, August 2012.

Richard Longworth Interviews, "Up Close and Personal with American and International Experts," Chicaco Council on Global Affairs, May 11, 2012.

FiveBooks Interview, "Anne-Marie Slaughter on 21st Century Foreign Policy," The Browser, May 2012.

"The Role of Citizens and Citizenship Values in Reviving Our Democracy," John Bredemas Center for the Study of Congress, New York University, March 2, 2012.

"One Woman's Proposal to Halt the Violence in Syria," Frontline, March 2, 2012.

Financial Times, Anne-Marie Slaughter on Syria, February 15, 2012.

C-SPAN’s “Washington Journal,” Topics “Syria, Iran and U.S. Foreign Policy,” January 29, 2012.

Lego World," PopTech Conference, Camden, ME, October 21, 2011.