Security

The Information Age Adversary and Smart Counterterrorism Strategy: A Conversation with Thom Shanker

April 26, 2015 by Forum Staff
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The Fletcher Forum recently hosted The New York Times’ Thom Shanker for a discussion about his experience covering the wars in the Afghanistan and Iraq, as well as the changing nature of the media industry and its impact on policy and decision makers.

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The UN’s man in Baghdad: A Conversation with Nickolay Mladenov

April 2, 2015 by Forum Staff
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The UN’s outgoing Special Representative for Iraq, Nicolay Mladenov, speaks to The Forum about the tense days this past summer that saw fighters from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria take Mosul and approach dangerously close to Baghdad.

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The Lessons of In Amenas: How Can Corporations Prevent Strategic Surprise in Risky Environments?

March 30, 2015 by Andrew Koch
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The 2013 In Amenas hostage crisis was the largest terrorist attack to ever strike the oil and gas industry. Two years on, what can companies, operating in risky environments, learn from In Amenas that can help them prevent strategic surprise in the future.

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The Evolution of Nonviolent Resistance

March 17, 2015 by Forum Staff
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In an interview with The Fletcher Forum, Serbian democracy activists Srdja Popovic and Slobodan Djinovic discuss innovations in repression and resistance, the complexities of nonviolence and violent extremism, and the future of the scholarship and practice of nonviolence.

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