Monthly Archives: February 2011

Quote of the Week: NICHOLAS BURNS on military action in Libya

“You’ve got to assume the worst about Moammar Gadhafi.  With his back to the wall, he’s going to go out in a blaze of vicious attacks.” Nicholas Burns, professor of the practice of diplomacy and international politics and a member … Continue reading

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JULIETTE KAYYEM on immigration reform

End visa cap on experts Boston Globe February 28, 2011 Op-ed by: Juliette Kayyem, on leave from the Belfer Center’s board of directors Topic: Immigration reform “It seems counter to our times to think small. Health care reform. The Egyptian … Continue reading

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CALESTOUS JUMA on African economic growth

Africa Can Learn From India Peace FM Online February 28, 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: African … Continue reading

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JOSEPH S. NYE, Jr. on cyber security

Cyberspace Wars International Herald Tribune February 27, 2011 Op-ed by: Joseph S. Nye, Jr., Harvard University distinguished service professor and a member of the Belfer Center’s board of directors Topic: Cyber security “This year, the 47th Munich Security Conference included … Continue reading

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BEN HEINEMAN on Egypt's political reform

Egypt’s Quest for Economic (Not Just Political) LegitimacyThe Atlantic February 28, 2011 Commentary by: Ben Heineman, Belfer Center senior fellow Topic: Egypt’s political reform “A closed, unaccountable polity led, in Tahrir Square, to the cries for freedom, demands for constitutional … Continue reading

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ELAINE KAMARCK and WILLIAM GALSTON on the U.S. political system

Make politics safe for moderates Politico February 23, 2011 Commentary by: Elaine Kamarck, lecturer in public policy; and William Galston Topic: U.S. political system “Our political system is structured in ways that mute moderates’ voices and block access to the … Continue reading

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CALESTOUS JUMA on education and technology

Do not give him a fish, give him a network El Pais February 23, 2011 Featured: 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 … Continue reading

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RAMI KHOURI on Arab revolts

Bahrain and Libya Raise the Stakes Agence Global February 23, 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 the American … Continue reading

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MATTHEW KROENIG and M. STEVEN FISH on Egypt

Egypt’s future needs a strong legislature CNN February 23, 2011 Op-ed by: Matthew Kroenig, affiliate with the Project on Managing the Atom; and M. Steven Fish Topic: Egypt “In the past month, we have witnessed a stunning wave of protests … Continue reading

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CHARLES G. COGAN on Israeli settlements

It Ain’t Cricket: World 130, United States 1 Huffington Post February 22, 2011 Commentary by: Charles G. Cogan, associate with the Belfer Center’s International Security Program Topic: Israeli settlements “Yes, that was the implicit imbalance behind the failed vote in … Continue reading

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