January 26, 2015
For the second year in a row and the third time in four years, the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs has been ranked the best university-affiliated research center in the world.
January 25, 2015
How Obama & Modi can develop intelligence and counter-terror cooperation and foil future attacks on India: The Hindu
January 22, 2015
Nuclear Security Matters
By Matthew Bunn, Professor of Practice; Co-Principal Investigator, Project on Managing the Atom
"As the Boston Globe reported Monday, Russia has put a stop, for now, to most U.S.-Russian nuclear security cooperation. Russian, U.S., and world security will be in more danger as a result. But some small pieces of cooperation continue – and with creativity and effort, it may be possible to rebuild a robust nuclear security dialogue of equals, rather than a donor-recipient relationship..."
Janaury 22, 2015
By Chuck Freilich, Senior Fellow, International Security Program
"The need for major reforms in the areas of health, education, housing, and even national security strategy are common to many countries, but the ability of Israel's governmental system to deliver these public goods is increasingly in question."
August 11, 2014
Washington Institute for Near East Policy
By Dennis Ross, International Council Member, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
When the Palestinian unity agreement was signed this spring, Hamas wanted the PA to assume the burden of governance while its own cadres maintained control over Gaza's weapons. Once Abbas refused to transfer funds to the group, however, this scenario did not materialize, spurring Hamas to start a war.
January 22, 2015
The National Interest
By Jill Goldenziel, Research Fellow, International Security Program
"To encourage Cuba to improve its human-rights record and commitment to the rule of law, the United States must lead the way by bringing its own policies toward asylum-seekers into compliance with international law."
The Fall 2014 Issue of the quarterly journal International Security
is now available!
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