Diplomacy

What the New NATO Secretary General Appointment Means for the Arctic

April 8, 2014 by Iveta Cherneva
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Even as NATO tries to fashion a response to the crisis on its eastern frontier in Ukraine, the appointment of Norway’s former prime minister Jens Stoltenberg as Secretary General should alert global attention to another region: the Arctic.

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An Interview with Kenneth Roth of Human Rights Watch

March 18, 2014 by Forum Staff
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In an interview with The Fletcher Forum, Mr. Roth discusses a potential way forward in Syria, the devastating situation in the Central African Republic, the crisis in Ukraine, and a host of other pressing international issues—from Venezuela to Burma.

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For Russia Impasse, Go For The Gas

March 11, 2014 by Luke Tarbi
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The United States should take discernible, concrete steps to weaken Russia’s power and influence in Ukraine, including explicit support for Europe in reducing their reliance on Russian gas imports.

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On Artificial Intelligence and Meta-Geopolitics

February 14, 2014 by Nayef Al-Rodhan
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In the era of artificial intelligence, we must expand our views of the means and ways through which state power is defined and the range of resources that contribute to it.

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Reevaluating Ethopian-Saudi Ties Amid Migrant Worker Crackdown

February 10, 2014 by Alemayehu Weldemariam
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In light of the recent mistreatment of Ethiopian migrant workers in Saudi Arabia, Addis Ababa must now reexamine the future of the bilateral relationship.

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2014 Global Risk Forum: An Introduction by Dean James Stavridis

February 6, 2014 by James G. Stavridis
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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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