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Juliette Kayyem on lessons learned from Winter Storm Nemo

Snowstorm Will Provide a Blizzard of Lessons By Juliette Kayyem Boston Globe “The recovery is now in earnest for those still without power, for public transportation systems that closed during the height of the snowstorm, and for families who left … Continue reading

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Juliette Kayyem on the Superbowl blackout

“Frank, We Lost the A Feed” By Juliette Kayyem Boston Globe “A few days and many press conferences later, there is no definitive answer to what happened. The Ravens eventually won the game, making the blackout seem less of a … Continue reading

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Jeffrey Frankel on Cuban time travel

Cuban Time Travel by Jeffrey Frankel The Scotsman (from Project Syndicate) “For an American, the short trip to Havana requires navigating an obstacle course, owing to the trade and travel embargo the US maintains against Cuba. It is also a trip … Continue reading

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Calestous Juma on Africa’s poor infrastructure

Poor Infrastructure Is Africa’s Soft Underbelly By Calestous Juma Forbes “In one of Africa’s most ambitious investment decisions, South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has unveiled a plan to spend $97 billion on infrastructure over the next three years to upgrade … Continue reading

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Juliette Kayyem on India’s blackout

Fear the grid The Boston Globe August 2, 2012 Op-ed by: Juliette Kayyem, lecturer in public policy with the Belfer Center and member of the Belfer Center Board of Directors Topic: India’s blackout “As the United States grapples with competing … Continue reading

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Calestous Juma on Senegal’s economic renewal

Senegal’s Political Transition Hinges on Fulfilling Economic Dreams of the Young The Guardian, Poverty Matters blog March 29, 2012 Commentary by: Calestous Juma, director of the Center’s Science, Technology, and Globalization Project; principal investigator, Agricultural Innovation in Africa; member of … Continue reading

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Juliette Kayyem on building lasting infrastructure

Bridge to the future The Boston Globe February 16, 2012 Op-ed by: Juliette Kayyem, lecturer in public policy with the Belfer Center and member of the Belfer Center Board of Directors Topic: Building lasting infrastructure “PRESIDENT OBAMA’S blueprint for fiscal … Continue reading

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