Monthly Archives: November 2011

Quote of the Week: Paul Volcker on repairing Europe and reviving the United States

“There is a basic economic adjustment that needs to be made between effective, efficient, growing parts of Europe and the relatively inefficient, over-committed, over-indebted parts of Europe….I do think it’s a soluble problem, but they’re solving it inch by inch … Continue reading

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More on the ETIP Transforming U.S. Energy Innovation report

A Roadmap to Cleaner Energy Harvard Gazette November 25, 2011 Topic: Energy Innovation Report “After studying U.S. energy innovation for three years, Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) researchers recommended Tuesday nearly doubling research and development spending and pushing private industry to … Continue reading

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Nicholas Burns on the Arab spring

Arab Awakening, Act 2 The Boston Globe November 25, 2011 Commentary by: Nicholas Burns, professor of the practice of diplomacy and international politics and a member of the Belfer Center Board of Directors Topic: Arab Spring “Think of the revolutions … Continue reading

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Niall Ferguson on Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney to the Rescue Newsweek November 28, 2011 Commentary by: Niall Ferguson, member of the Belfer Center Board of Directors Topic: Mitt Romney  “From the Tea Party to Occupy Wall Street, America is angry at elites. But Mitt Romney’s … Continue reading

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Calestous Juma on biotechnology in Africa

Preventing Hunger: Biotechnology is Key Nature November 24, 2011 Commentary by: Calestous Juma, director of the Belfer Center’s Science, Technology, and Globalization Project; principal investigator, Agricultural Innovation in Africa; member of the Belfer Center Board of Directors Topic: Biotechnology in … Continue reading

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Juliette Kayyem on cruise ship safety

Paranoia on the High Seas The Boston Globe November 28, 2011 Op-ed by: Juliette Kayyem, lecturer in public policy with the Belfer Center and member of the Belfer Center Board of Directors Topic: Cruise ship safety “To make car travel … Continue reading

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Joseph S. Nye, Jr. named one of FP’s Top 100 Global Thinkers

The FP Top 100 Global Thinkers Foreign Policy December 2011 Features: Joseph S. Nye Jr., Harvard University distinguished service professor and a member of the Belfer Center Board of Directors Topic: Top 100 global thinkers When Foreign Policy asked 10 … Continue reading

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Stephen M. Walt on what to be thankful for in November 2011

Giving Thanks, But For How Long? Foreign Policy November 23, 2011 Op-ed by: Stephen M. Walt, member of the Belfer Center’s Board of Directors and Harvard Kennedy School’s Robert and Renée Belfer Professor of International Affairs Topic: What to be … Continue reading

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Charles G. Cogan on the origins of the two-state solution

Reversal of Roles: When the Jews Accepted the Two-State Solution but the Arabs Did Not The Huffington Post November 20, 2011 Commentary by: Charles G. Cogan, associate with the Belfer Center’s International Security Program Topic: Origins of the two-state solution … Continue reading

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Melissa Hathaway on NATO and the EU in cyberspace

NATO and the EU in Cyberspace: The Power of Both for the Good of All Security Europe November 2011 Commentary by: Melissa E. Hathaway, senior advisor, Explorations in Cyber International Relations Topic: NATO and the EU in cyberspace “As part … Continue reading

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