Monthly Archives: May 2011

ELAINE KAMARCK on 2012 Republican candidates

The Serious GOP Candidates Are In. Will Voters Get Bored? Washington Post May 27, 2011 Op-ed by: Elaine Kamarck, lecturer in public policy Topic: 2012 Republican candidates “In 2012, Republicans will be running against an incumbent who vanquished the nation’s … Continue reading

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JULIETTE KAYYEM on the future of the Arab world

Post-revolution Uncertainty Boston Globe May 30, 2011 Op-ed by: Juliette Kayyem, member of the Belfer Center Board of Directors Topic: Future of the Arab world “Today we remember those who died in wars to protect America’s freedoms. Today also marks … Continue reading

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SIMON SARADZHYAN and NABI ABDULLAEV

Alternative futures for Russia: the presidential elections and beyond EU Institute for Security Studies May 2011 Occasional paper by: Simon Saradzhyan, Belfer Center fellow; Nabi Abdullaev Topic: Russia’s short-term future “Both Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and President Dmitry Medvedev have repeatedly … Continue reading

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ANNE LAUVERGEON on the future of nuclear power

Areva’s Chief Remains Hopeful For Nuclear Power Wall Street Journal May 30, 2011 Featured: Anne Lauvergeon, Belfer Center International Council member Topic: The future of nuclear power “Over the past decade Areva, whose interests include uranium mining and nuclear-waste recycling, … Continue reading

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MATTHEW BUNN and OLLI HEINONEN on global nuclear security

Preventing the Next Fukushima Belfer Center May 26, 2011 Commentary by: Matthew Bunn, co-principal investigator for the Belfer Center’s Project on Managing the Atom and a member of the Center’s board of directors; Olli Heinonen, Belfer Center senior fellow Topic: … Continue reading

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MONICA DUFFY TOFT on churches and Latin American democracy

The Role of Churches in Promoting Democracy in Latin America Ethics and Public Policy Center May 27, 2011 Featured: Monica Duffy Toft, associate professor of public policy and member of the Belfer Center Board of Directors Topic: Churches and Latin … Continue reading

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CHUCK FREILICH on Palestinian statehood

Waiting for the Tsunami Foreign Policy May 23, 2011 Commentary by: Chuck Freilich, International Security Program senior fellow Topic: Palestinian statehood “Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak recently described an impending U.N. General Assembly resolution calling for a Palestinian state on … Continue reading

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RAMI KHOURI on Middle East foreign policy issues

The ‘New’ in This Season of Speeches Agence Global May 25, 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 … Continue reading

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PETER KRAUSE on Palestine

Is it Really a New Start for Palestinians? The Providence Journal May 26, 2011 Commentary by: Peter Krause, International Security Program research fellow Topic: Palestine “The unity deal between Fatah and Hamas may well be ‘historic,’ but not in the … Continue reading

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THOMAS M. NICHOLS on the 1973 War Powers Resolution

Repeal the War Powers Resolution World Politics Review May 25, 2011 Commentary by: Thomas M. Nichols, International Security Program/Project on Managing the Atom research fellow Topic: 1973 War Powers Resolution “The debate over whether President Barack Obama violated the 1973 … Continue reading

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