August 14, 2013
Magazine or Newspaper Article, GlobalPost
By Nicholas Burns, Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Politics, Harvard Kennedy School
Today's violence and chaos in Cairo is a stark reminder of the complexities of political revolution in one of the most important countries in the Middle East, to say nothing of the tricky international diplomacy that surrounds it. On August 14, GlobalPost interviewed Professor Nicholas Burns about events in Egypt.
Magazine or Newspaper Article, Finance & Development, issue 4, volume 48
By Calestous Juma, Professor of the Practice of International Development; Director, Science, Technology, and Globalization Project; Principal Investigator, Agricultural Innovation in Africa
Cell phone use has grown faster in Africa than in any other region of the world since 2003....Of course, South Africa—the most developed nation—still has the highest penetration, but across Africa, countries have leapfrogged technology, bringing innovation and connectivity even to remote parts of the continent, opening up mobile banking and changing the way business is done.
September 16, 2011
Magazine or Newspaper Article, TIME / time.com
By Eben Harrell, Associate, Project on Managing the Atom
"Nuclear proliferation is a crime that pays well. Those involved in the Khan network were made very wealthy for their efforts, and the inability of the international community to effectively punish them has resulted in a missed opportunity to provide a deterrent against future black-market salesmen."
February 2, 2008
Magazine or Newspaper Article, that's China
By Jing Zhang and Calestous Juma, Professor of the Practice of International Development; Director, Science, Technology, and Globalization Project; Principal Investigator, Agricultural Innovation in Africa
China's Ministry of Science and Technology launched the China-Africa Science and Technology Partnership on November 24, 2009. The ministry announced that technological cooperation will be enhanced in areas such as water management and conservation, sanitation, crop breeding, health, and renewable energy. One hundred joint research partnerships will be created, and 100 African scientists at the postdoctoral level will have the opportunity to conduct research at China's technology parks, research institutes, and private enterprises. Chinese scientists and engineers will also travel to African countries to provide technical guidance, and in order to increase the research capacities of African countries, China will also donate laboratory equipment.
Science, Technology, and Globalization Project Director Calestous Juma shared his insights into the history and future of Sino-African relations in a February 2008 interview with that's China columnist Jing Zhang.
September 8, 2007
Magazine or Newspaper Article
By Rami Khouri, Senior Fellow, Middle East Initiative
The United Nations should thoroughly review its optimum role in a transforming world, because its existing contradictory policies risk damaging its credibility and efficacy for years to come.
April 23, 2006
Magazine or Newspaper Article, Boston Globe
By Rebecca Weiner, Former Research Fellow, International Security Program, 2005–2007
As the international community dithers over Darfur, private military companies say they've got what it takes to stop the carnage, if only someone would hire them.
August 11, 2014
An audio recording and report from Susan Akram, Director, International Human Rights Clinical Program, Boston University School of Law. Professor Akram presented her research on the legal issues that are creating barriers to relief and protection for refugees fleeing Syria at MEI on April 7, 2014. Along with Boston University graduate students Aaron Lang, Sarah Bidinger and Danielle Hites, Professor Akram recently published the full report of the research project, which is available to download here.
December 11, 2013
An audio recording of a talk with Ishac Diwan, Lecturer in Public Policy (HKS), at the Middle East Initiative at Harvard Kennedy School on October 23, 2013.
December 10, 2013
An audio recording of a talk by Heba Handoussa, founder of Egypt Network for Integrated Development (ENID), on October 30, 2013 at the Middle East Initiative at Harvard Kennedy School.
December 4, 2013
An audio recording of a talk by Robert Springborg, professor in the Department of National Security Affairs at the Naval Postgraduate School, on October 9, 2013 at the Middle East Initiative at Harvard Kennedy School.