EUROPE WEEK 2016 Upcoming Events (Feb. 22 - Feb. 25)
Mon. 2/22 at 8am: "Transatlantic Security in the Age of Insecurity - The Road to Warsaw in 2016" with Rt Hon. Douglas Alexander and Dr. Kori Schake.
Mon. 2/22 at 12:15pm: "Brexit? Negotiating Britain's Role in Europe" with Rt Hon. Douglas Alexander and Sir Peter Westmacott.
Tue. 2/23 at 8am: "A Strategic & Global Approach to the European Migration Crisis" with Gregory Maniatis.
Wed. 2/24 at 8am: "After the Deal: Prospects for Better Relations with Iran" with Sir Peter Westmacott.
Thu. 2/24 at 4:15pm: "German's Fragile Leadership in Europe" with Ulrich Speck.
January 15, 2016
By Cathryn Clüver, Executive Director, The Future of Diplomacy Project
In a new article for the German Council on Foreign Relations' IP-Die Zeitschrift (IP-Journal) titled “Political Leadership in the Digital Age,” Future of Diplomacy Project Executive Director Cathryn Clüver evaluates how German foreign policy actors have failed to respond adequately to the rapid changes instigated by the information technology revolution.
January 19, 2016
The New York Times
By Nicholas Burns, Roy and Barbara Goodman Family Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations, Harvard Kennedy School
In this New York Times op-ed, Professor Burns relfects on the historic developments in the U.S. relationship with Iran, with the lifting of sanctions and the release of four U.S. prisoners.
December 26, 2015
Hosting an array of events on subjects as diverse as strategic health diplomacy, climate change negotiations, and the crisis in Syria, the Future of Diplomacy Project offered students in the fall an opportunity to gain deeper insight into some of the world's most intractable challenges from the perspectives of key policy-makers and world-shapers. In fall 2015, the Project welcomed back former NATO Secretary General, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, and former UK Shadow Foreign Secretary, Douglas Alexander, as fall 2015 Fisher Family Fellows to deepen the discussion around transatlantic security ties, Russian aggression, and Britain's relations with the EU.
December 16, 2015
The Boston Globe
By Farah Pandith, Non-Resident Senior Fellow, Future of Diplomacy Project
IT’S NEARLY unfathomable that two San Bernardino parents could nonchalantly drop off their six-month-old baby and embark on a shooting spree, murdering 14 people in the name of a terrorist organization. Yet theirs is hardly an isolated impulse. According to FBI Director James Comey, there are currently 300 American-based sympathizers online. The FBI is pursuing 900 active cases in all 50 states, and 71 individuals have been arrested on terrorism-related charges this year alone. As facts like these make clear, American youth are not immune to extremist ideology, and we should be doing far more to protect them.