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Democratic capitalism is showing signs of sickness in the US, Europe and Australasia, even as varieties of state or authoritarian capitalism are slowly becoming entrenched around the world, particularly in China and Russia.
The Financial Action Task Force’s decision on whether or not to lift Iran’s probationary status rests entirely on Iran maintaining its commitment to anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing reforms.
An examination of the air quality–carbon–water interdependencies of China's six major natural gas sources and three end-use gas-for-coal substitution strategies in 2020.
Diplomacy

Diplomacy ResearchRSS

Diplomacy Experts

Robert M. Danin

Robert M. Danin

Senior Fellow, Future of Diplomacy Project

Amand Sloat

Amanda Sloat

Fellow, Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship

Fidel Sendagorta

Fidel Sendagorta

Rafael del Pino-MAEC Fellow, Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship

Energy & Environment

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CAMBRIDGE, MA –The Environment and Natural Resources Program at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government announced today that the Advancing Green Infrastructure Program - a public-private partnership in New Haven, Connecticut - is the winner of the 2018 Roy Family Award for Environmental Partnership. The partnership consists of the Urban Resources Initiative at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, EMERGE Connecticut, Inc., the City of New Haven Department of Engineering, the Greater New Haven Water Pollution Control Authority, and Common Ground High School.

Energy & Environment Experts

Henry Lee

Henry Lee

Director, Environment and Natural Resources Program; Co-Principal Investigator, Energy Technology Innovation Policy; Member of the Board, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs; Senior Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

Cristine Russell

Cristine Russell

Senior Fellow, Environment and Natural Resources Program

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Halla Hrund Logadóttir

Fellow, Environment and Natural Resources Program ; Co-Founder, Arctic Initiative ; Co-Director, Arctic Initiative

Science & Technology

Science & Technology ResearchRSS

Solar panels at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory gather sunlight at the test facility

AP/Jack Dempsey

The authors raise for debate and discussion what in their opinion is a growing mis-control and mis-protection of U.S. energy research. They outline the origin of this mis-control and mis-protection, and propose two guiding principles to mitigate them and instead nurture research: (1) focus on people, not projects; and (2) culturally insulate research from development, but not science from technology.

Science & Technology Experts

Kelly Sims Gallagher

Kelly Sims Gallagher

Member of the Board, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

William C. Clark

William C. Clark

Member of the Board, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs; Faculty Chair, Environment and Natural Resources Program; Harvey Brooks Professor of International Science, Public Policy, and Human Development; Area Chair, HKS International and Global Affairs

Joel Clement

Joel Clement

Non-resident Senior Fellow, Arctic Initiative

Security

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U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo participates in a press conference with U.S. President Donald J. Trump during the NATO Foreign Ministerial in Brussels

U.S. State Dept.

Transatlantic relations have suffered since the advent of Donald Trump’s presidency. While collaboration and mutual understanding were taken for granted on a plethora of issues of joint interest during the administration of Barack Obama, Trump approaches Europe with undisguised skepticism. Although he has softened his rhetoric since his 2016 campaign, the US and the EU have not yet worked through their mutual antagonism. One significant issue on the agenda is NATO defense expenditure per member state. BESA joins the debate by posing the question: Is Trump right to push NATO partners to pay more for their participation in NATO?  Steven E. Miller responds.

Security Experts

John S. Park

John S. Park

Faculty Affiliate, Project on Managing the Atom; Director, Korea Working Group

Dara Kay Cohen

Dara Kay Cohen

Associate Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School; Faculty, International Security Program; Member of the Board, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Mariana Budjeryn

Mariana Budjeryn

Former Postdoctoral Research Fellow, International Security Program/Project on Managing the Atom, 2017–2018; Former Stanton Nuclear Security Postdoctoral Fellow, International Security Program/Project on Managing the Atom, 2016–2017