January 7, 2015
Talking to CNN's 'The Lead,' former U.S. Special Representative to Muslim Communities and the Future of Diplomacy Project's former Fisher Family Fellow Farah Pandith criticized the ideological narrative constructed to recruit muslim youths in her response to the recent Paris attack on "Charlie Hebdo" cartoonists.
January 7, 2015
In an article for the Wall Street Journal, Farah Pandith, former U.S. Special Representative to Muslim Communities and the Future of Diplomacy Project's former Fisher Family Fellow, reflects on the Paris massacre of 12 individuals associated with the "Charlie Hebdo" satirical French magazine. Pandith argues that the reprisal is not an isolated incident and that there has been a history of violent attacks against artists seen to be criticizing or satirizing elements of Islam.
December 24, 2014
The Science, Technology, and Public Policy (STPP) Program is seeking a new colleague to manage, coordinate, and conduct research for a major research project. The project examines a wide range of issues focusing on innovations, climate mitigation, and sustainable energy alternatives in China, the United States, and the European Union.
December 24, 2014
Russia in Review: a digest of useful news from U.S.-Russia Initiative to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism for December 19-24, 2014
December 23, 2014
By Trevor Findlay, Associate, Project on Managing the Atom
On October 21, 2014, Trevor Findlay, senior research fellow with the International Security Program and Project on Managing the Atom, chaired a session of the International Atomic Energy Agency's quadrennial Symposium on International Safeguards held at IAEA headquarters in Vienna. In addition to chairing the session on "Performance Management in Non-profit Organizations," he also presented a paper with a powerpoint slides on IAEA nuclear safeguards culture, "IAEA Safeguards Culture: 'Candy Concept' or Powerful Prism?"
December 19, 2014
Russia in Review: a digest of useful news from U.S.-Russia Initiative to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism for December 12-19, 2014
December 17, 2014
Hosting speakers such as US Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger, President of Turkey Dr. Abdullah Gül, and China's Ambassador to the US Cui Tiankai, the Future of Diplomacy Project has had an amazing year in 2014, pursuing its mission to promote public understanding of modern diplomatic practice in response to complex international issues.
December 16, 2014
By Emile Simpson, Ernest May Fellow in History and Policy, International Security Program
The twenty-first century's information revolution creates networked, multi-player, and open-ended conflicts that occupy a grey zone between war and peace. Emile Simpson will propose that this type of dispute is the new normal. His talk will analyse the challenges that arise from this phenomenon and suggest appropriate strategic responses.
December 15, 2014
Symposium on the Non-Proliferation Treaty, Nuclear Disarmament, Non-proliferation, and Energy: Fresh Ideas for the Future
The ninth Review Conference of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) will be held at the UN Headquarters in New York from April 27-May 22, 2015. This is the fourth such conference since the indefinite extension of the NPT in 1995. Participating governments will discuss nuclear disarmament, non-proliferation, and the peaceful use of nuclear energy with a view to arriving at consensus on a number of issues.
December 12, 2014
Russia in Review: a digest of useful news from U.S.-Russia Initiative to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism for December 6-12, 2014