October 28, 2015
The Belfer Center and the Center for a New American Security Receive Nuclear Deterrence Grant from Carnegie Corporation
Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) have been awarded one of six grants from the Carnegie Corporation of New York to examine threats to nuclear deterrence arising from new or evolving weapons systems that threaten to upend the strategic balance.
October 28, 2015
Cambridge MA -- The Future of Diplomacy Project at Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs is announcing the appointment of its fall 2015 Fisher Family Fellows. They are former NATO Secretary General and Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen; former UK Shadow Foreign Secretary Douglas Alexander; and former Indian Minister of Environment and Forests and chief climate change negotiator Jairam Ramesh.
October 23, 2015
Russia in Review: a digest of useful news from U.S.-Russia Initiative to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism for October 16-23 , 2015
October 22, 2015
In this installment of “Inside the Middle East: Q&A,” recorded on September 22, 2015, Mahmoud Gebril, Former Prime Minister of Libya, discusses Libya's difficult transition including international intervention and the overthrown of the Qaddafi regime, subsequent elections and reform efforts, and his hopes for future political stability and economic prosperity.
October 16, 2015
Russia in Review: a digest of useful news from U.S.-Russia Initiative to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism for October 9-16, 2015
October 14, 2015
By Graham Allison, Director, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School
Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs hosted Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday, October 13, for a discussion of diplomacy and challenges in key hotspots around the globe.
In a one-on-one discussion with Secretary Kerry, Belfer Center Director Graham Allison asked Kerry about his concerns and plans related to Iran, Syria, Russia, and the Islamic State, among others.The overflow event in the Charles Hotel ballroom included questions from the audience of more than 500 Harvard students and faculty.
Included here is the complete U.S. Department of State transcript from the event. The video is included with the original transcript.
October 9, 2015
We hear about encryption, Edward Snowden, the NSA all the time. But how did we get to the point where the government can track us — and where will it go in the future? Host Juliette Kayyem speaks to Susan Landau, former Google employee and current professor of social science and policy studies at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
October 9, 2015
Russia in Review: a digest of useful news from U.S.-Russia Initiative to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism for October 2-9, 2015
October 8, 2015
The Middle East Initiative is now accepting research proposals on major policy issues affecting the region from Harvard University faculty.
October 7, 2015
An audio recording of the seminar with Hedi Larbi, Kuwait Foundation Visiting Scholar, Fall 2015, MEI and Paul Salem, Vice President for Research and Policy, Middle East Institute, Washington, D.C. Introductory session for the fall 2015 study group was led by MEI Visiting Scholar Hedi Larbi on Rewriting the Arab Social Contract: Toward Inclusive Development and Politics in the Arab World.