Monthly Archives: January 2011

Quote of the Week: ASHRAF HEGAZY on the turmoil in Egypt

“People have been very frustrated, for decades now.” Ashraf Hegazy, Dubai Initiative executive director, on the turmoil in Egypt, quoted in the Boston Globe on January 29, 2011. Read more >

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JOHN P. HOLDREN on climate change education

White House official cites ‘education problem’ on climate The Hill January 30, 2011 Quoted: John P. Holdren, on leave from the Belfer Center’s board of directors to serve as assistant to the president for science and technology and director of … Continue reading

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DIANA BUTTU on the Palestine papers

Reaction to the leaked Palestine papers Guardian January 24, 2011 Quoted: Diana Buttu, Dubai Initiative research fellow Topic: Leaked confidential Palestinian records “But a former colleague of the two men on the negotiations team, Diana Buttu, called their secret proposal … Continue reading

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BEN HEINEMAN on a Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission recent report

FCIC: The Private Sector Failed The Atlantic January 31, 2011 Commentary by: Ben Heineman, Belfer Center senior fellow Topic: Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission recent report “After the Congressionally appointed Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission issued its report last week, there was … Continue reading

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OLLI HEINONEN on Iran's nuclear talks

Can the Nuclear Talks with Iran Be Saved? Foreign Policy January 27, 2011 Quoted: Olli Heinonen, Belfer Center senior fellow Topic: Iran’s nuclear talks “The world’s major powers are locked in a dead-end conflict with Iran over its nuclear program. … Continue reading

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DAVID MEDNICOFF on the Middle East uprisings

The wrong friends Boston Globe January 30, 2011 Article by: David Mednicoff, Dubai Initiative research fellow Topic: Middle East uprisings “Can today’s secular governments really be the basis for a stable Middle East? The recent overthrow of the president of … Continue reading

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RAMI KHOURI on the Arab revolt

Tunisia Was the Trigger, Egypt Is the Prize Agence Global January 31, 2011 Op-ed by: Rami Khouri, a senior fellow with the Belfer Center’s Dubai Initiative and director of the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs and … Continue reading

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CRISTINE RUSSELL on high school science bloggers

Blogging from Biology Class Columbia Journalism Review January 27, 2011 Article by: Cristine Russell, a senior fellow with the Belfer Center’s Environment and Natural Resources Program Topic: High school science bloggers “If you’re worried about the future of science journalism, … Continue reading

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TAREK MASOUD on the crisis in Egypt

Boston area natives cope amid turmoil in Egypt Boston Globe January 31, 2011 Quoted: Tarek Masoud, Belfer Center faculty affiliate; assistant professor of public policy Topic: Crisis in Egypt “Tarek Masoud, a Middle East specialist who teaches at the John … Continue reading

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CALESTOUS JUMA on science and technology opportunities

Calestous Juma sees a new harvest for Africa EarthSky January 31, 2011 Interview with: Calestous Juma, director of the Center’s Science, Technology, and Globalization Project; principal investigator, Agricultural Innovation in Africa; member of the Belfer Center’s board of directors Topic: … Continue reading

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