Dean Adil Najam highlighted the growing anger and frustration on the ‘Muslim Street’ not only about the reaction from the ‘West’ but also from the so-called ‘Muslim World.’
If the U.S. is able to withdrawal troops by September 11, it will certainly be historic; however, there will be a lot of difficult discussions in Washington, D.C. and Kabul between now and then.
“If we restrict the space of nature, if we restrict the space of biodiversity, then nature will hit back…there is no human health without ecological health.”
Experts discussed the development of British diplomatic efforts in Pakistan from 1947 through the “War on Terror,” as chronicled in Ian Talbot’s new book.
What are the current educational models in the MENA region? How might liberal arts work in the context of the MENA region? Dean Najam joined fellow scholars to address these questions.
As we enter a second holy season in a pandemic, Dean Najam discusses how communities of faith have tried to maintain a sense of community despite COVID-19.
Dean Najam emphasized the importance of differentiating national and global impacts on the environment, measuring the global impact of climate change, and how this can play into crafting effective environmental policy.
“The bill, and addressing climate change in general, is a matter of ‘moral responsibility, not foreign aid’…[and] it addresses shared responsibility.”
Dean Najam joins the the Institute whose mission is to bring scientific rigor and systemic vision to critical environmental and social issues.
The Least Developed Countries (LDC) Fund bill allows local climate action in Massachusetts to link directly with global impact.
While the IAEA agreement is a step in the right direction, Najam was quick to note it does not mark a breakthrough in US-Iran relations.
“The real ‘trial’ of what happened on January 6 will continue in the public imagination for a long time to come.”
Dean Najam noted the lessons he learned from “The World After Coronavirus,” the turbulent state of global politics pre-COVID-19, and how the pandemic is going to shape political realities in Pakistan.
Dean Najam discussed the importance of interdisciplinarity in global leadership and how the Pardee School is an “experiment in leadership, both global and interdisciplinary.”
While there is little the U.S. President can do to resolve the situation in Myanmar, Dean Najam argues that President Biden must take a strong principled stance on the issues that define this crisis.
Dean Najam argued for a “global social contract” rooted in truly global norms and deeply global values.
“The most important international message Biden can deliver is one of domestic healing.”
Dean Najam called out the ever growing divide between political ideologies and the seemingly broken political environment in the U.S., which he has previously referred to as “The Angst of America.”
In hosting #WorldAfterCorona, Dean Najam learned many things. Most importantly, he learned there is no “going back to normal.”
In 2021, Dean Najam claims the “Big State” is out, and the “competent state” is in.