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Conflict, Earthquakes, and School Outcomes: Two Studies on Nepal
The increased frequency of natural disasters globally has prioritized the need for a broader understanding of disaster resilience. More recently, on April 25 and May 12 of 2015, two major earthquakes devastated many ...
Strengthening Ukraine: Policy Recommendations for the New Administration
This project comprises four sections exploring how to strengthen Ukrainian institutions, the Ukrainian military, the Ukrainian economy, and how to assist the Ukrainians in countering Russian propaganda. Within each section ...
Do NGOs Deliver? The Role of NGOs in Responding to the Syrian Refugee Crisis in Jordan
Eleven million Syrians have fled their homes or have been killed as a result of the Syrian Civil War that began in 2011 (Mercy Corps, 2016). The violence, destruction of homes, human rights violations, and lack of access ...
Global Health Security: The Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network
: In the mid-1990s two infectious disease outbreaks – Pneumonic Plague in Surat, India and Ebola in Kikwit, Democratic Republic of Congo (then Zaire) - caused great concern globally. At that time the standard communication ...
Posidonichthys hutchinsi, TCWC 17260.03
The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 Compared with the Law of Electronic Surveillance in Europe
The purpose of this article is to compare the fundamental operative provisions of the U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) with the equivalent directives of European surveillance law in five representative ...
The Challenges of Risk Perception and Infectious Disease Response: Counteracting Inaccurate Risk Perception
In 2014 an Ebola epidemic swept through western Africa, killing tens of thousands of people. When a case of the virus appeared in Dallas, TX, the American public began to panic. There was concern that the disease would ...
A Continent in Chaos: The Security Implications of the European Migrant Crisis
This report analyzes the migrant crisis which in 2015 tormented, and in 2016 continues to torment, Europe: what happened and why, and most importantly, the implications of the crisis for Europe and the EU, with a special ...
For National Security: Gen. Brent Scowcroft
“A friend in Washington is someone who stabs you in the chest.” Brent Scowcroft sometimes tells this joke to break the ice when beginning a speech. The irony, though, is that Scowcroft has a great many friends and admirers. ...
The Role and Importance of the National Security Advisor
It is impossible to talk about the role of the National Security Advisor without talking about Brent Scowcroft. It is fair to say that Henry Kissinger was the father of the “ inter-agency system” that is still with us ...