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Taliban fighters patrol on the road

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Analysis & Opinions - Foreign Affairs

Should the United States Normalize Relations with the Taliban?

| Aug. 21, 2023

Foreign Affairs has recently published a number of articles on how the United States should engage with the Taliban government in Afghanistanextremist forces within the regimehow the West can help ordinary Afghans, and the fate of the country’s women. To complement these essays, Foreign Affairs asked a broad pool of experts for their take. As with previous surveys, Foreign Affairs approached dozens of authorities with expertise relevant to the question at hand, along with leading generalists in the field. Participants were asked to state whether they agreed or disagreed with a proposition and to rate their confidence level in their opinion. Two Belfer Center experts participated, International Security Executive Editor Jacqueline L. Hazelton and Future of Diplomacy Project Senior Fellow Paula Dobriansky.

Announcement - Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

International Security Editor Jacqueline Hazelton's "Bullets Not Ballots" Wins APSA Foreign Policy Section's Best Book Award

| Aug. 10, 2022

Bullets Not Ballots: Success in Counterinsurgency Warfare, which was published as part of the Cornell Studies in Security Affairs in May 2021, has been named the American Political Science Association (APSA) Foreign Policy Section's Best Book for 2021–2022.  The award will be presented in September 2022 at the APSA Annual Meeting in Montreal, Quebec.

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News - Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

Jacqueline Hazelton Joins the Belfer Center as Executive Editor of International Security

| Mar. 01, 2022

Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs welcomes Jacqueline (Jill) Hazelton as the new Executive Editor of the journal International Security. Hazelton, the Journal’s first female Executive Editor, joins the Center from the Naval War College, where she was Associate Professor in the Department of Strategy and Policy.

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Analysis & Opinions - Military Times

The US is Safer from Jihadi Terrorism 20 Years after 9/11

| Jan. 13, 2022

Jacqueline L. Hazelton  details why the international jihadi terrorist threat to the United States is down since the al-Qaida attacks of 20 years ago. Not through war or other uses of organized violence, but through cooperation, use of legal and financial tools, and strengthening homeland defense and resilience.


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Audio - Modern War Institute

Two Sides of the COIN: Good Governance vs. Compellence

| Jan. 01, 2022

In Episode 43 of the Irregular Warfare Podcast,  the hosts and their guests discuss success in counterinsurgency warfare—more broadly, whether great powers can suppress destabilizing insurgencies and reform corrupt or repressive governments into legitimate ones.