Magazine or Newspaper Article (continued)
Magazine or Newspaper Article, Prospect, issue 157
By Monica Duffy Toft, Former Associate Professor of Public Policy; Former Board Member, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs; Former Director, Initiative on Religion and International Affairs.
It’s a busy time for civil wars. The Sri Lankan army has pushed far into Tamil territory, seeking a decisive victory. The killings in Northern Ireland show how spoilers try to gain advantage over rivals in any political process. Then there is the threat that recently pacified civil wars, such as those in Iraq and Sudan, will come back, while the global recession may push new ones forward.
Magazine or Newspaper Article, MIT Center for International Studies Audit of the Conventional Wisdom, volume 06-02
By Vanda Felbab-Brown, Former Research Fellow, International Security Program/Program on Intrastate Conflict, 2005–2007
It is widely recognized that access by belligerent groups to the gains from drug production and trafficking contributes to the intensity and prolongation of military conflict. Also, that such groups—terrorists, insurgents, or warlords—grow stronger when they successfully exploit the drug trade. The United States' response—its antinarcotics policy— emphasizes crop eradication. This strategy is too simplistic and, ultimately, ineffective.
October 15, 2005
Magazine or Newspaper Article, The Saigon Times Weekly
By Alexander Vuving, Former Research Fellow, International Security Program, 2005-2007; Former Associate, International Security Program, 2007-2008
Vietnam’s Geopolitical Resources in Today’s World Politics
September 15, 2004
Magazine or Newspaper Article, The Globalist
By Thomas J. Wright, Former Research Fellow, International Security Program, 2004-2007
Thomas Wright examines America’s ideological hawks and their post-Iraq future.
November 15, 2010
Robert Kaplan warns of increased competition in the Indian Ocean and the “arrival of the Asian Century”
By Vilas Rao, Research Assistant, India and South Asia Program
The Indian Ocean will become a critical area of influence over the next century, according to journalist and author Robert Kaplan, reflecting on the findings of his new book Monsoon: The Indian Ocean and the Future of American Power.
August 9, 2010
Memorandum, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
By Graham Allison, Director, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs; Douglas Dillon Professor of Government, Harvard Kennedy School
The Belfer Center is honored to have a number of our scholars and alumni prominently featured in the film Countdown to Zero. It is a testament to our long-standing commitment to providing leadership in advancing policy-relevant knowledge about the threat of nuclear terrorism and proliferation. Translating words into deeds, however, will require private citizens to take action. For her work in pushing nations around the world to sign a treaty banning land mines, Jody Williams won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1997....Someone asked one of my colleagues here at the Center, what would a nuclear Jody Williams do? Colleagues here have developed a list.
March 14, 2014
A half-day program at Harvard Law School, on April 10, will include a conversation with Ambassador Koh and panel discussions with faculty from PON and FDP.
September 24, 2013
The Program on Negotiation, an inter-university consortium of Harvard, MIT, and Tufts; and the Future of Diplomacy Project at Harvard Kennedy School have named Ambassador Tommy Koh of Singapore the recipient of the 2014 Great Negotiator Award. Ambassador Koh will be honored at a series of public events at Harvard on April 10 for his distinguished career contributions to the fields of negotiation and dispute resolution, especially his leading roles in challenging settings, including the Law of the Sea, the “Rio” Earth Summit, the ASEAN Charter and the Singapore-U.S. Free Trade Agreement.
By Sharon Wilke, Associate Director of Communications
The Spring 2013 issue of the Belfer Center newsletter features recent and upcoming activities, research, and analysis by members of the Center community on critical global issues. This edition highlights the Belfer Center’s deepening engagement with China.
Newsletter Article, Belfer Center Newsletter
Ambassador Tommy Koh, recipient of the 2014 Great Negotiator Award, discussed “Multiparty Deals: The Law of the Sea, the Rio Earth Summit, and the Future of Large Conference Negotiations” during an event in April honoring him for his many successful efforts in large-scale diplomacy. Koh, of Singapore, is the eleventh recipient of the Award, awarded jointly in 2014 by Harvard’s Program on Negotiation (PON) and the Belfer Center’s Future of Diplomacy Project at Harvard Kennedy School.