May 6, 2014
Ambassador Derek Shearer, former U.S. Ambassador to Finland and current professor at Occidental College, delivered a lecture on “Sports, Diplomacy and Soft Power” on April 30 as part of the Future of Diplomacy Project’s speaker series.
April 27, 2014
The Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to the United States, Cui Tiankai on China's Role in the Asia-Pacific Region and China-U.S. Relations
By Blaise Cohen
The Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to the United States, Cui Tiankai, spoke on the topic “China's Role in the Asia-Pacific Region and China-U.S. Relations” on April 25. In his address, Ambassador Cui explored China’s strategic goals in the Asia-Pacific region as well as the future of China-U.S. relations.
April 23, 2014
Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel Russel spoke at an “off-the-record” breakfast seminar at the Harvard Kennedy School on April 18.
April 22, 2014
"I am an optimist when it comes to the relationship. That, if nothing else, explains my frequent involvement with it."
April 2, 2014
In this installment of “Inside the Middle East: Q&A,” Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, Executive Committee Member of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), discusses the ongoing peace negotiations between the Israelis and Palesitinians, and prospects for the future.
By Kelly Sims Gallagher, Member of the Board and Laura Diaz Anadon, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School; Member of the Board, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
This document contains March 2014 updates to our database on U.S. government investments in energy research, development, demonstration, and deployment (ERD3) through the Department of Energy. The database, in Microsoft Excel format, tracks DOE appropriations from FY 1978–2014 and the 2015 budget request and includes funding for ERD3 from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. It also includes several charts.
March 12, 2014
Expectations of the Next NATO Summit: Altered Core Functions, Operations, and a Redefinition of the Transatlantic Link
By John Lee
On March 6, 2014, former Minister of Defense and current Polish senator, Bogdan Klich, led a seminar to examine expectations of the September 2014 NATO Summit in Wales, as part of the program’s annual “Europe Week.”
March 11, 2014
By John Lee
On March 6, 2014, Roger Cohen, columnist for The New York Times, discussed the difficulties in the transatlantic relationship following the NSA spying revelations and the challenges posed by Russian incursions into Ukraine.
March 8, 2014
In this installment of “Inside the Middle East: Q&A,” Dr. Adnan Shihab-Eldin, Director General of the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences, discusses changes in the global energy market, security in the Gulf countries, and the advancement of science and technology efforts in Kuwait.
March 7, 2014
In this installment of “Inside the Middle East: Q&A,” Maria Fantappie, Iraq analyst at the International Crisis Group, discusses the current situation in Iraq, ongoing sectarian conflict in the country, and prospects for Iraq's future.