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.

Can the World Learn from America’s Approach to Nuclear Energy? Can the World Learn from America's Approach to Nuclear Energy?

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.

The Battle of Thermopylae and the Iconography of Hate The Battle of Thermopylae and the Iconography of Hate

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.

Foreign Fighters: A Security Threat at Home? Foreign Fighters: A Security Threat at 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.

Volume 38:2 of The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs Now Available Volume 38:2 of The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs Now Available

2014 Global Risk Forum: An Introduction by Dean James Stavridis

Dean of The Fletcher School, James G. Stavridis, introduces the 2014 Global Risk Forum, identifying the top five risks to global stability in the year ahead.

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Perils and Proposals: Military Contracting with Volatile Regimes

February 16, 2015 by Andreas Kuersten
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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.

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Nationalism by Another Name

February 10, 2015 by Brandon Tensley
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Since October, Dresden has become a hotbed of nationalism, due at least in part to a dearth of debate about immigration between elites and civil society, and to Germany’s ongoing struggle to redefine competing notions of nationhood and belonging.

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Hebdo Aftermath Shows International Rift on Religious Exceptionalism

February 6, 2015 by Kyle Rohrich
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The aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo shooting has shed light on the deep-seated tension regarding the role of religion in the political affairs of a state and in the international system. However, religious exceptionalism impedes cooperation and lays the groundwork for future confrontations.

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Dear Congress: Stay Active on the Global Stage

January 19, 2015 by Heather Le Munyon
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In a letter to the new 114th United States Congress, Fletcher student Heather LeMunyon calls on Congress to concentrate on four areas of U.S. foreign policy to strengthen foreign relations.

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