Professor Shifrinson discusses how the West and Russia may now be entering into the terminal stages of an insecurity spiral that could produce a larger European conflagration.
Brian Winter, the editor-in-chief of “Americas Quarterly,” extensively details a strategy of active non-alignment for Latin America, which Heine and his coauthors propose in their book, which involves a foreign policy that is “equidistant” between Washington and Beijing, neither subservient to nor hostile toward either.
“New Delhi is uniquely positioned not just to shore up its own geopolitical position but also to prevent a deeply destabilizing and extremely violent conflict. India’s alternative, trying to avoid the crisis in order to maintain ‘strategic autonomy,’ won’t wash.”
Ambassador Heine explores the lead up to President Jovenel Moïse’s assassination, the messy succession process that followed, as well as the country’s descent from one of the richest and most prosperous French colonies to one where 60% of the population is below the poverty line.
“Although his predecessor…gave voice to similar impulses, it is Biden who offers a more coherent version of pragmatic realism – a mode of thought that prizes the advancement of tangible U.S. interests, expects other states to follow their own interests, and changes course to get what the United States needs in a competitive world.”
The GERD will make Ethiopia an energy powerhouse, but the dam has strained relations in the Nile River basin.
Ambassador Heine discusses Latin America’s relations to the U.S. and China in the latest edition of Foreign Affairs Latinoamérica.
Prof. Vivien Schmidt tells Foreign Affairs the “good and bad” of Brexit could cancel one and another out for the EU.
Prof. Joshua Shifrinson discusses United States fears of war at the end of the Cold War and the effects on U.S. policy toward German reunification.
Prof. Michael Woldemariam discusses the recent political upheaval in Sudan and its implications on the Horn of Africa as well as the entire African continent.
Prof. Joseph Wippl was interviewed for an article on what the lessons from a 1972 investigation of a Stasi operation can teach us about the Mueller report.
Prof. Joshua Shifrinson recently published an article in Foreign Affairs exploring the upside of a nuclear-armed North Korea.
Prof. Manjari Miller discusses the growing divide in India along ideological and religious lines under Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Prof. Jeremy Menchik’s book Islam and Democracy in Indonesia was reviewed in Foreign Affairs.
Prof. Manjari Miller examines India-Israel bilateral relations and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent visit to Israel.
Adil Najam joined the new Pakistan Ambassador to USA for a ‘Conversation in Diplomacy’ at the Harvard Kennedy School.
Cornel Ban and Vivien Schmidt were invited to weigh in on Greece’s culpability in its recent economic crisis by the magazine Foreign Affairs.
Pardee School Professor Henrik Selin represented Boston University at the 2015 College and University Educator’s Workshop hosted by the Council on Foreign Relations.
Mark Blyth and Cornel Ban look at the implications of the politics of austerity in Europe, in light of recent Greek elections.
Manjari Chatterjee Miller, assistant professor of International Relations, has been selected as a top contributor for 2014 by Foreign Affairs magazine.