In the NewsOctober 27, 2023Christopher GoedWavellRoom
Ford International Professor of Political Science Barry Posen was cited in an analysis of the US Army’s counterinsurgency doctrine in the early 2000s.
In the NewsOctober 26, 2023Throughline PodcastNPR
Lerna Ekmekcioglu, the McMillan-Stewart Associate Professor of History, is featured on NPR’s history podcast Throughline. She talks about learning about the Armenian genocide while growing up as an Armenian in Turkey.
In the NewsOctober 24, 2023 Steffen LüdkeDer Spiegel
Kelly M Greenhill, director of the Seminar XXI Program, spoke with Der Spiegel about how countries like Belarus, Turkey, and Tunisia are using refugees to advance their own interests, as well as how Europe can respond. Note: Content is in German.
In the NewsOctober 23, 2023MIT Center for International StudiesMIT News
MIT News interviews managing director of the MIT Policy Lab Drew Story. Story discusses the projects and aspirations of the Lab: “The Policy Lab is an impact magnifier for MIT researchers. When scholars want to see their work have an impact on public policy, we empower and support them to do just that.”
Analysis + OpinionOctober 20, 2023Elizabeth N Saunders and Kelly M GreenhillGood Authority
Mass migration is a common and tragic feature of war. Many people think of it as an unintended consequence of conflict, as people flee for their lives, from guns, tanks, and artillery on the ground and from bombs and missile strikes from the air. This conventional wisdom is correct, but incomplete.
In the NewsOctober 19, 2023Emily FengNPR
Quoted: Director of the Security Studies Program M Taylor Fravel says China’s acceleration and expansion of its nuclear weapons program is “a complete transformation” as he talks to NPR about the country’s doubling of warheads.
In the NewsOctober 14, 2023John HilliardBoston Globe
Quoted: Noora Lori, associate professor of international relations at Boston University and member of the steering committee of the Inter-University Committee on International Migration, is calling for the opening of humanitarian corridors to aid Gazans escaping violent conflict in the area. She states “they’re still under constant shelling, they have no food, water, electricity, nowhere to go, and no safe passage."
News@E40October 10, 2023
The Center for International Studies (CIS) endorses the message issued by MIT president Sally Kornbluth. “The brutality perpetrated on innocent civilians in Israel by terrorists from Hamas is horrifying … we are bracing for a prolonged conflict that will also gravely harm or kill many innocent Palestinians in Gaza,” said Kornbluth in a video statement released on Tuesday, October 10.
In the NewsOctober 9, 2023Here & NowWBUR
Jim Walsh, senior research associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Security Studies Program, explains the October 7 Hamas attacks on Israel and wartime diplomacy.
In the NewsOctober 6, 2023Zach WinnMIT News
The Middle East Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow (MEET) program’s mission is to empower students to positively impact the Middle East by showing them the value of collaboration as they go through a fast-paced curriculum. The MIT student portion of the program is organized and supported by MISTI.