The Case for Foreign Aid to the Northern Triangle (8/8/2019) Posted in: Articles, International Development, Latin America – By Madison HandyPresident Trump recently instructed the State Department to halt foreign assistance to three Central American countries, known as the Northern Triangle: El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala. The president’s directive will not end migration to the United States. Rather, […]
Gendered Impacts of Climate Change: Women as Agents of Change (6/27/2019) Posted in: Archives, Articles, Global Gender Policy, International Development, International Science & Technology Policy – By Telesha Mahadeo, Staff Editor The detrimental impact of climate change has gained notoriety due to observable effects on the world’s oceans, biodiversity and ecosystems, food security, human health, and weather conditions. However, research also indicates that women are disproportionately affected […]
The Rise and Fall of Peace on Earth by Michael Mandebaum (5/28/2019) Posted in: Archives – Anne Armstrong is pursuing a M.A. in Security Policy Studies at the Elliott School of International Affairs with specializations in Transnational Security and Conflict Resolution. Her primary academic interests lie in study of transnational organized crime groups and the utility […]
Space Power and Trajectory of U.S. Influence in Space (5/28/2019) Posted in: Archives – Takuya Wakimoto is a M.A. student in International Science and Technology Policy program at the Elliott School of International Affairs. Before pursuing a master’s degree, he worked in the aerospace division at IHI Corporation in Japan for more than four […]
Iran and UAE in Yemen: Regional and Global Ambitions (5/28/2019) Posted in: Archives – Aaron Tielemans is a M.A. student in the International Affairs program at the Elliott School of International Affairs. He also studied at the Elliott School as an undergraduate student and has worked for the Department of State and the House […]
Putin’s Petroleum Paradise (5/28/2019) Posted in: Archives – Adriianna M. Lagorio is pursuing a M.A. in Security Policy Studies at the Elliott School of International Affairs with specializations in Latin American security and counterterrorism. She attended the University of San Diego for her undergraduate degree where she studied […]
The SOUTHCOM Reconnaissance Systems Program in Colombia (5/28/2019) Posted in: Archives – Tessa McLinden is pursuing a M.A. in Security Policy Studies at the Elliott School of International Affairs, concentrating in Transnational Security and Conflict Resolution. Regionally focused in Latin America, Tessa spent the summer of 2018 working with the Kroc Institute […]
Weak States, Poor Governance, and Human Security (5/14/2019) Posted in: Archives, Articles, Latin America, Security Policy Studies – Venezuela was once the most prosperous and stable country in Latin America. After the death of the charismatic and autocratic Hugo Chavez, his successor, Nicolas Maduro, assumed the presidency in a fraudulent election. With petrol prices plummeting to a record […]
The Crisis in Venezuela: Imposing Sanctions on Venezuela’s Top Security Officials (5/14/2019) Posted in: Archives, Articles, Latin America, Security Policy Studies – Venezuela today has two presidents. The 2018 presidential election re-elected president Nicolas Maduro, and his term started in January. The election was considered void by the Venezuela National Assembly and appointed Assembly Speaker Juan Guaido as interim president. Guido has […]
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