Magazine or Newspaper Article (continued)
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.
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
"Researching Asian security issues has never been more topical," Yvonne Yew said in discussing her work at the Belfer Center. Despite Asia's economic growth, she said, "simmering tensions, territorial disputes, nuclear proliferation concerns, and military skirmishes serve to potentially undermine the region's peace and prosperity. As a former Singaporean diplomat and representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency, Yew is in a unique position to view security issues spurred by the momentous and ongoing rise of Asia."
Newsletter Article, Belfer Center Newsletter
Belfer Center Director Graham Allison and Robert Blackwill, a former Harvard professor and now a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, with Belfer Center associate Ali Wyne, have written a new book that has people once again focusing on Lee, now 89 and as blunt as ever. Lee Kuan Yew: The Grand Master’s Insights on China, the United States, and the World, was published in February by MIT Press to acclaim from reviewers, including Fareed Zakaria, who said on his weekly Sunday talk program on CNN: “This short book [is] packed with intelligence and insight. If you are interested in the future of Asia, which means the future of the world, you've got to read this book.”