Monthly Archives: September 2011

Olli Heinonen on weapons-grade uranium

Officials say crime ring has uranium Associated Press September 27, 2011 Quoted: Olli Heinonen, Belfer Center senior fellow Topic: Weapons-grade uranium “According to Olli Heinonen, a former investigator at the International Atomic Energy Agency, a small quantity of uranium oxide … Continue reading

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Rami Khouri on Palestinian statehood

After the Festival of Rhetoric Agence Global September 28, 2011 Commentary by: Rami Khouri, an associate with the Belfer Center’s Dubai Initiative and director of the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs and the American University of … Continue reading

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Melissa Hathaway on cybersecurity

Dim Prospects for Cybersecurity Law in 2011 GovInfoSecurity.com September 28, 2011 Article by: Melissa Hathaway, senior advisor, Explorations in Cyber International Relations Topic: Cybersecurity  “Are you old enough to remember Saturday morning cartoons like School House Rock? Last weekend, I … Continue reading

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Charles G. Cogan on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s U.N. remarks

The Real Theater of the Absurd The Huffington Post September 26, 2011 Commentary by: Charles G. Cogan, associate with the Belfer Center’s International Security Program Topic: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s U.N. remarks “Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu described the United Nations, … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week: Nicholas Burns on Iran’s nuclear program

“I’m very alarmed.  I’ve read many IAEA reports over the years and they are very carefully written by civil servants. This time they are clearly ringing the alarm bells.” Nicholas Burns, professor of the practice of diplomacy and international politics … Continue reading

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Ashton B. Carter confirmed as deputy secretary of defense

Ashton B. Carter Named Deputy Secretary of Defense Belfer Center September 26, 2011 Featuring: Ashton B. Carter, on leave from the Belfer Center’s board of directors to serve as undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology, and logistics Topic: Carter confirmed … Continue reading

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Belfer Center welcomes new research fellows

Belfer Center welcomes new research fellows Harvard Gazette September 26, 2011 Featuring: Belfer Center 2011-2012 research fellows Topic: Belfer Center research “Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs this week announced its 2011-12 research fellows. While the … Continue reading

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Nicholas Burns, Shai Feldman, and Karam Dana on Palestinian statehood

Palestinian leaders seek full recognition at the United Nations WGBH’s Greater Boston September 22, 2011 Interview with: Nicholas Burns, professor of the practice of diplomacy and international politics and a member of the Belfer Center Board of Directors; Shai Feldman, … Continue reading

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Meghan O’Sullivan on why the U.S. should stay in Iraq

U.S. Military Must Stay On In Iraq WBUR’s Talk of the Nation September 22, 2011 Interview with: Meghan O’Sullivan, Jeane Kirkpatrick Professor of International Affairs and member of the Belfer Center Board of Directors Topic: Iraq war “O’SULLIVAN: I think … Continue reading

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Juliette Kayyem on Massachusetts’ relationship with Brazil

Hitching a Ride on Brazil’s Coattails The Boston Globe September 26, 2011 Op-ed by: Juliette Kayyem, lecturer in public policy with the Belfer Center and member of the Belfer Center Board of Directors Topic: Massachusetts’ relationship with Brazil “PRESIDENT DILMA … Continue reading

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