Fletcher’s Michael Glennon joins this episode of All Things Considered to give insight into Justice Department efforts to stop foreign agents’ attempted political assassinations in the United States.
Distinguished Professor and Friedman School Dean Emeritus Dariush Mozaffarian, identified as FIMI director, comments on similarities between the Mediterranean and Atlantic diets, a variation that consists of foods traditionally eaten in northwest Spain and Portugal, noting “There’s broad principles that are important rather than a very exact diet.”
A&S political scientist Fahd Humayun says “While public confidence in the country’s institutions has clearly fluctuated in the past few years, these elections, for all their flaws, have proven that there was considerable political mobilization around the issue of representation, and that should inspire hope for Pakistan’s future.”
A&S historian Ayesha Jalal discusses the aftermath of Pakistan's general election and what the next government may look like.
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Distinguished Professor and Friedman School Dean Emeritus Dariush Mozaffarian comments in this article examining the benefits and concerns around different types of cooking oils, noting there is strong evidence that “seed oils, which are rich in healthy, unsaturated fats, are really good for our health.”
Fletcher Professor Emeritus William Moomaw is quoted about the GHG Protocol, which is providing guidelines for farm and forestry emissions and impacting the companies that make climate-unfriendly products.
A&S historian Diego Javier Luis examines the spiritual life of colonial Latin America, where Spanish control “was far from absolute.”
Fletcher’s Tara D. Sonenshine examines historical U.S. immigration trends and looks at the current global response to immigration.
Fletcher’s Alex de Waal, director of the World Peace Foundation, joins BBC Newshour to discuss the memorandum of understanding Ethiopia has signed with the self-declared republic of Somaliland to use one of its ports. (His comments begin at 38:4.)