Conflict & Conflict Resolution

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., signs the article of impeachment against President Donald Trump

AP/Alex Brandon

Analysis & Opinions - The Atlantic

How MAGA Extremism Ends

| Jan. 12, 2021

Juliette Kayyem argues that if Trump keeps losing, the risk of future violence will abate. Keeping Trump in office until January 20 won't assuage the supporters who falsely believe that the election was stolen from him, but removing him from office a week early would emphasize that he is losing. Recruitment is easier for a winning team. 

President-Elect Joe Biden

AP/Susan Walsh

Analysis & Opinions - Project Syndicate

How Will Biden Intervene?

| Jan. 05, 2021

Broadly defined, intervention refers to actions that influence the domestic affairs of another sovereign state, and they can range from broadcasts, economic aid, and support for opposition parties to blockades, cyber attacks, drone strikes, and military invasion. Joseph Nye asks: Which ones will the U.S. president-elect favor?

Cameramen film Saudi King Salman, center, as he chairs the 40th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019.

AP Photo/Amr Nabil

Policy Brief

A Proposal for a Stability Mechanism for the Gulf Cooperation Countries

| December 2020

A stability mechanism for the Gulf Cooperation Council would be aimed at institutionalizing solidarity and fiscal discipline among members. The Gulf Cooperation Council Stability Mechanism would issue some special obligations and lend the proceeds at low rates to its members, requiring them to undertake economic reforms in return.

Photo of President-elect Joe Biden removing his face mask as he arrives to introduce his nominees and appointees to key national security and foreign policy posts at The Queen theater, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, in Wilmington, Del

(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

First 100 Days: Mapping Policy Priorities for the Biden Administration

Fall 2020

As a new presidential administration prepares to take office, we asked Belfer Center experts: In your issue area, what one policy step would you advise the Biden administration to prioritize in its first 100 days? A number of Center scholars and  practitioners—many of them former government officials—shared their thoughts. 

Leaders of six other nations look on as the presidents of Serbia, Croatia and Bosnia sign the Dayton Accords at the Elysee Palace in France.

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Analysis & Opinions - WBUR

How Diplomacy Forged The Dayton Accords That Brought 'Uneasy Peace' To Bosnia 25 Years Ago

| Dec. 15, 2020

A quarter century ago this week, a landmark peace agreement was signed that ended an especially brutal war in Eastern Europe. The Dayton Accords put a stop to ethnic violence among Serbs, Croats and Muslims in the Balkans.

Report - Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship and the German Council on Foreign Relations

Stronger Together: A Strategy to Revitalize Transatlantic Power

| December 2020

Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) convened a strategy group of experts and former government officials from the United States and Europe over the past year to discuss the crisis in the transatlantic relationship and to propose a strategy to revive and strengthen it.

Ambassador Nicholas Burns


Newspaper Article - Ekathimerini

Turkey Must Stop its Aggressiveness towards Greece, Says Burns

| Dec. 03, 2020

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has gone too far with his challenging of Greece's sovereignty and territorial waters, former US Ambassador to Greece Nicholas Burns told the online 31st annual Greek Economic Summit of the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday.