Lost in the furor over what Moscow did or did not do, and what effects it did or did not have, is the broader question of what this incident says about Russian intentions and aims. Just how unusual was it for great powers to interfere in a democracy’s electoral processes, and just how outraged should Americans be by the alleged activities?
Nathan Fleming is interested in natural resource economics and security studies: Specifically, he is interested in understanding how access to natural resources affects national security and potentially drives conflict. He also has a related interest in manufacturing firm strategies for securing critical materials. He is currently a doctoral student in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. He began his career as a mechanical engineer; he designed aircraft engines at General Electric for 5 years before returning to school to earn SM degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Technology & Policy at MIT.Last Updated: Jan 10, 2017, 4:59pm