SIWPS Visiting Scholar Linde Desmaele has been awarded a Stanton Nuclear Fellowship with the Security Studies Program at MIT. Starting in October, 2022, Linde will spend the academic year at MIT conducting research on the linkages between the United States extended deterrence posture in Europe and East Asia. This year The Stanton Nuclear Security Fellows […]
On August 30, 2022, Tamar Mitts had an article published in Perspectives on Politics. Titled, “Political Coalitions and Social Media: Evidence from Pakistan,” the article offers a new perspective for understanding interactions among political actors on social media, and presents data from Pakistan to illustrate the value of this approach. You can read the article here.
On August 29, 2022, Page Fortna had a post in Political Violence at a Glance, based on her recent article in The Journal on Conflict Resolution, “Is Terrorism Really a Tool of the Weak? Debunking the Conventional Wisdom.” You can read the post Here and the original article Here.
On August 26, 2022, Anne Nelson had an opinion piece in The New Republic Online’s The Soapbox titled, “A Rare Peek Inside the Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy.” You can read it Here.
Jean-Marie Guéhenno’s new book, “Le Premier XXIème Siècle, de la globalisation à l’émiettement du Monde,” (roughly translated as “The first twenty-first century, from globalization to fragmentation”) has won the French Prix de la Revue des Deux Mondes. Jean-Marie received the prize in a ceremony in Paris on June 1, 2022. The prize is given each year to a […]
Tamar Mitts has an article in the Spring 2022 volume of the Journal of Politics titled, “Studying the Impact of ISIS Propaganda Campaigns.” You can find it here.
Michael Rubin, Saltzman Staff Member and Student Scholar, is a co-recipient of the 2022 Shanley & Chamberlain Prize for his submission, “National Health Care and Presidential Conviction, Savviness, and Popularity: An Analysis of Presidential Identity and Health Care Legislative Outcomes in the United States from 1977-2020.” The prize is awarded annually to 1-3 undergraduates deemed […]
On May 4, 2022, Kimberly Marten had piece in Foreign Affairs online, analyzing Finland’s likely bid for NATO membership. Titled, “Finland’s New Frontier: Will Russia Seek to Disrupt Helsinki’s NATO Bid?,” her article discusses a range of military and economic issues, and concludes that the benefits outweigh the risks. You can read it here.
On April 28, 2022, Stephen Biddle had an essay on Ukraine in the Washington Post’s Monkey Cage titled, “Is There a Difference between ‘Offensive’ and ‘Defensive’ Weapons? In Ukraine and Beyond, Determination and Tactics Matter More than the Mix of Weapons.” You can read it here.
SIWPS Coordinator and former Saltzman Student Scholar Inbar Pe’er will depart her position on June 30 in preparation to attend Yale Law School next fall. Although we will miss her, we are all excited for her and wish her every success.