Fletcher School professor Joel Trachtman writes this opinion piece examining China’s threat to cut off U.S. access to rare earth minerals, which is “intended to maintain parity of threats—and pain—with the U.S. in the current trade war.”
In this “Countdown to the Closing Bell” segment, Fletcher School professor Joel Trachtman discusses how the U.S. may blacklist Chinese surveillance firm Hikvision.
Fletcher’s Monica Duffy Toft explores the USSR’s failed efforts to maintain its perceived “true” national identity, despite a different demographic reality, noting similarities to the current polarized state of the U.S.
The Boston Globe
Two budding entrepreneurs at Tufts University were recently awarded $15,000 for their proposal to improve health for female Bangladeshi garment workers.
The challenge: devise a novel financial instrument to improve the world.
New York Times
History professor Hugh Roberts comments on the current political situation in Algeria, where the army chief of staff has called for President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to “be deemed unfit to rule,” noting that the general’s statement “is probably the best way to go forward” as “[Bouteflika is] not well or legitimate.”
Sackler News & Events
Micro program faculty member Andy Camilli and Sackler alum Minmin Yen explore the use of bacteriophage to control cholera.
Students whose preference is to join the U.S. Foreign Service should still do that—and, yes, serve under the Trump administration—according to Fletcher School Professor Daniel Drezner.
March 12 event is part of the Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series