As the U.S. decreases troop levels in Afghanistan approaching the 2016 withdrawal deadline, there are more questions about nuclear relations in South Asia than ever before.
The Peace Corps We Deserve
Recently implemented—and long-overdue—reforms are professionalizing the Peace Corps so it can recruit the better-prepared and more-diverse workforce critical to its long-term success.
It Still Takes a Network: Defeating the Progeny of al-Qaeda in Iraq
Testifying before the Senate in June days after the Islamic State seized Iraq’s second largest city, Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, implored lawmakers to temper their expectations regarding the American use of force. Developing an accurate intelligence picture of events in Iraq today will require more than drone and Twitter feeds.
Combating Wildlife Trafficking with 21st Century Statecraft
Armed poachers who take advantage of the instability in countries like the Central African Republic undermine a nearly non-existent rule of law and foster cultures of corruption, bribery, and violence that further unravel Africa’s economic boom.
Volume 38:1 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, Winter Volume 38:1. The Winter 2014 volume features articles by military leaders, distinguished academics, and innovative policy practitioners in international affairs.