Category Archives: Paper

William Tobey on nuclear security

Defining and Implementing Best Practices in Nuclear Security By William Tobey Discussion Paper This paper analyzes the contribution that best practices can make to the field of nuclear security by doing the following: – Defining what is meant by best … Continue reading

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Calestous Juma on African democracy

Viewpoint: How tribalism stunts African democracy By Calestous Juma BBC “Africa’s democratic transition is back in the spotlight. The concern is no longer the stranglehold of autocrats, but the hijacking of the democratic process by tribal politics.” Read more >

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Olli Heinonen on verification of a Middle East WMD-free zone

The Middle Eastern Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone (WMDFZ) – Nuclear Verification Wilton Park Conference “Verification in the 21st Century” June 2012 Conference paper by: Olli Heinonen, Belfer Center senior fellow Topic: Verification of a Middle East WMD-free zone  … Continue reading

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Leonardo Maugeri’s new report on world oil production capacity

Oil: The Next Revolution Belfer Center June 2012 Discussion paper by: Leonardo Maugeri, Roy Family Fellow with the Belfer Center’s Geopolitics of Energy Project Topic: New report forecasts sharp increase in world oil production capacity A new study by Belfer … Continue reading

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Olli Heinonen on IAEA inspections

IAEA Inspections in Perspective Nonproliferation Policy Education Center May 23, 2012 Presentation by: Olli Heinonen, Belfer Center senior fellow Topic: IAEA inspections “The nuclear non-proliferation regime continues to face a broad array of challenges. It is easy to see why … Continue reading

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Lawrence Summers and J. Bradford DeLong on U.S. economic growth

Stimulus now can ease debt burden later: DeLong and Summers Brookings Institution March 26, 2012 Paper by: Lawrence Summers, Charles W. Eliot University Professor and member of the Belfer Center Board of Directors, and U.C. Berkeley’s J. Bradford DeLong Topic: … Continue reading

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Melissa Hathaway on internet service providers

Duties for Internet Service Providers Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto March 2012 Paper by: Melissa Hathaway, senior advisor, Explorations in Cyber International Relations, John E. Savage Topic: Internet service providers “In today’s interconnected world, the Internet is … Continue reading

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William H. Tobey on nuclear security

Building a Better International Nuclear Security Standard U.S.-Korea Institute at SAIS: Johns Hopkins University March 2012 Working paper by: William H. Tobey, Belfer Center senior fellow Topic: Nuclear security “That al Qaeda or another group bent on inflicting the maximum … Continue reading

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Henry Lee and Grant Lovellette on electric cars

Will Electric Cars Transform the U.S. Vehicle Market? Belfer Center July 2011 Discussion paper by: Henry Lee, director of the Environment and Natural Resources Program and a member of the Belfer Center Board of Directors; Grant Lovellette Topic: Electric cars … Continue reading

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