On August 11, 2023, Amb. Jorge Heine, Research Professor at Boston University’s Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies and Interim Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, was quoted in a POLITICO article on the congressional delegation (CODEL) of progressives visiting Latin America in the second week of August. The CODEL…
“Chinese strategic circles are engaged in debates and discussions on security rethinking and adaptation to the new environment. Thus, the new security initiative is likely to stifle such debates and limit the scope of disagreements in China.”
Professors Schmidt, Shifrinson, and Ye were three of 78 experts who signed the open letter opposing a no-fly zone in Ukraine, adding to the argument against putting United States troops in direct engagement with Russians.
“Unfortunately, the violent means used by the protesters in Cetinje overshadowed the legitimate reasons and revulsion felt by people in Montenegro with the inauguration being held in Cetinje.”
As President Biden pushes his infrastructure bill to combat China’s own gains, Professor Ye advises U.S. policymakers to avoid an “oversell of [the] China threat” in relation to the country’s infrastructure investment.
What does the U.S. need to change about the way it talks about China?
Professor Emeritus Andrew Bacevich discussed why America has failed to end a largely unsuccessful war.
Professor Jessica Stern said that fighting ISIS had paradoxically contributed to its appeal.
Changing oil and gas markets in the western hemisphere mean that the so-called Islamic State poses little direct threat to the U.S., says Bacevich.