End Notes features the professional achievements of our scholars, students, and staff. This includes recent awards, speaking engagements, and publications.
Van Evera revisits World War I
One hundred years ago on November 11, 1918, the Allied Powers and Germany signed an armistice bringing to an end World War I. Stephen Van Evera, Ford International Professor of Political Science and an expert on the causes of war, revisits the Great War and discusses key insights for today one century after its bitter end.
Human Rights & Technology Fellowship Program; MIT-Japan goes full STEAM ahead; Journalist Una Hajdari joins CIS; Starr Forums; SSP Wednesday Seminars; and more.
Populism: A case-by-case study; Reducing gun violence; New conversations with MIT students about identity while abroad.
The other side of the COIN
Counterinsurgency, or COIN, in its contemporary American incarnation, grew out of the inability of existing US doctrine to contain the insurgency in Iraq, says Matthew Cancian, a PhD student in security studies and international relations.
précis Interview: Admiral Scott Swift
Admiral Scott Swift, the former commander of the US Pacific Fleet, discusses important lessons learned during his more than 40 years of service in the US Navy. The admiral joined CIS as the 2018 Robert Wilhelm Fellow and is using this time at MIT to study key challenges facing US and global security.