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Flags of the Arctic states at the 11th Ministerial Meeting of the Arctic Council in Rovaniemi, Finland

Mandel Ngan/Pool via AP

Analysis & Opinions - Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

The Arctic Won’t Wait: Novel Structures for Advancing Arctic Goals During Geopolitical Crisis

| June 28, 2022

Russia's invasion of Ukraine has slammed the brakes on the collaborative operations of the Arctic Council. An interim Indigenous Arctic Council could ensure that critical research keeps pace with the rapid rate of climate change in the region, among other benefits, argues Joel Clement.

Afghan security personnel inspect a damaged building

AP Photo/Rahmat Gul, File

Analysis & Opinions - World Politics Review

Using Afghanistan's Frozen Funds to Pay 9/11 Families Could Backfire

| June 17, 2022

Charli Carpenter comments on  U.S. President Joe Biden's executive order, issued in February 2022, releasing $7 billion in frozen, U.S.-held Afghan central bank reserves. It has been proposed to use half of the funds to pay reparations to the families of 9/11 victims.

Mexico City Metrobus on the street

Mariana Gil/EMBARQ Brasil

Book Chapter - Routledge

Partnerships Under Pressure: Lessons on Adaptation and Overcoming Challenges

| May 31, 2022

This chapter investigates the durability of partnership arrangements and their adaptability as a key condition for partnership effectiveness and long-term sustainability. Using a 16-year database consisting of partnership initiatives selected as finalists for the Roy Family Award for Environmental Partnership, as well as case studies of the Noel Kempff Climate Action Project, Mexico City Metrobús, and Alianza Shire, Amanda Sardonis and Henry Lee show that partnership adaptability is a determinant of partnership effectiveness and is intrinsically linked to partnership structuring.

A dirty surgical mask in the gutter surrounded by dead leaves.

Elizabeth McDaniel

Analysis & Opinions - Medium

5 Lessons Learned in Pandemic Year 2

| May 24, 2022

Ask yourself, what would you say to someone if they told you in just over two years, a virus too small to see with the naked eye but brutal enough to kill a population the size of Delaware would sweep through the nation?

As leaders in one of the largest healthcare systems in the United States, we would say: this would be a travesty of epic proportions.