France is stuck between a rock and a hard place. By contracting to deliver Mistral-class helicopter carriers to Russia amidst Russian aggression towards Ukraine, France has assumed the untenable position of selling military hardware to a country whose military actions it decries.
Can the World Learn from America’s Approach to Nuclear Energy?
Strategic partnership between the public and government based on participation and representation can provide many insights to other nations looking to manage the political debate and risks around nuclear power.
The Battle of Thermopylae and the Iconography of Hate
The media has enormous power in energizing social movements for good or ill. While it is folly to attribute the traction gained by far right organizations and hate groups to media images, history suggests that we would do well to consider how popular culture is capable of turning hate into heroism.
Foreign Fighters: A Security Threat at Home?
Over 4,000 American and European citizens have joined the ongoing conflict in Syria and Iraq, with more on the way each month. Now policymakers must decide how to handle fighters who return home.
Volume 38:2 of The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs Now Available
The editorial staff of The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs is pleased to bring you our latest issue, Summer Volume 38:2. The Summer 2014 volume is the first edition of The Fletcher Forum with all-female authorship, and is meant to highlight and celebrate women who have risen to important roles in the international community.