Friedman’s Feinstein International Center, in partnership with Mercy Corps, has published “The Currency of Connections: The role of social connectedness among South Sudanese refugees in West Nile, Uganda,” a new report on the importance of social relationships for South Sudanese refugees both during their flight and after their arrival in settlements.
Fletcher student Zihao Liu examines the challenges to the 1992 Consensus, a political understanding achieved between mainland China and Taiwan that has provided the "foundation of stable cross-strait relations" between the two.
Fletcher's Hurst Hannum examines the International Court of Justice order for Myanmar to take “provisional measures” to protect the Rohingya, an ethnic Muslim minority that has suffered greatly under the military.
Friedman's William Masters co-authors this piece on his collaborative research into the quality of commercially available, premixed cereals for infants in Malawi, finding that current standards need to be strengthened and enforced.
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Fletcher Ph.D. student Frank Sobchak writes this piece on the importance of preventing Iran from developing nuclear weapons.
Engineering’s Daniele Lantagne discusses her work fighting the infectious disease cholera by focusing on effective strategies for water, sanitation, and hygiene.
Vladimir Putin's tenure as Russian president may be nearing its end, but that doesn't mean he is loosening his grip on power. Fletcher Professor Chris Miller details the lessons Putin learned about power transitions in the former Soviet Union and what it means for Russia moving forward in his latest piece for Foreign Policy.
Rachel Kyte, dean of the Fletcher School, says “Europe and America are moving slightly apart from each other” in this article on President Donald Trump’s appearance at the World Economic Forum, during which he threatened tariffs against European countries traditionally thought of as allies to the United States.