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Analysis & Opinions

More Ambition Is Needed On The Clean Energy Transition, says Meghan L. O'Sullivan in Foreign Affairs

| June 18, 2024

Forward-thinking leaders should embrace the transition away from carbon-intensive energy as a means to resolve pressing global problems rather than as just an end in itself, write Meghan L. O’Sullivan and Jason Bordoff in Foreign Affairs. 

Audio - Harvard Environmental Economics Program

Energy, Geopolitics, and Climate Change: A Conversation with Meghan O'Sullivan

| May 06, 2024

International relations expert Meghan O'Sullivan, the Jeane Kirkpatrick Professor of the Practice of International Affairs at Harvard Kennedy School, expressed her hopes for achieving successful international climate policy solutions in the latest episode of “Environmental Insights: Discussions on Policy and Practice from the Harvard Environmental Economics Program.”

Meghan O'Sullivan speaks to CNBC

CNBC

Analysis & Opinions - CNBC

Iran is Willing to Take the Risk that a Larger War Will Develop, Says Harvard’s Meghan O’Sullivan

| Apr. 17, 2024

Meghan O’Sullivan, Harvard University’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs director and former Deputy National Security Advisor, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss the latest developments in the Middle East conflict, the potential impact of new sanctions on Iran, what a possible retaliatory strikes from Israel could look like, and more.

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

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs Announces Spring 2024 Senior Fellows

Cambridge, MA – April 02, 2024 — The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard Kennedy School proudly announces several new Senior Fellows joining in Spring 2024, chosen for their outstanding leadership, professional accomplishments, and dedication to shaping future policy leaders.  

Barham A. Salih gestures as he speaks at the podium of the United Nations.

Timothy A. Clary/Pool Photo via AP

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

Barham A. Salih Joins Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and Middle East Initiative at Harvard Kennedy School as Senior Fellow

The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard Kennedy School is proud to announce the appointment of Barham A. Salih, esteemed Iraqi Kurdish leader and former President of the Republic of Iraq, as a Senior Fellow.

Eleanor Roosevelt holding a poster of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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Analysis & Opinions - Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

The Future of Human Rights

In honor of the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Belfer Center experts shared their perspectives on the future of the international human rights movement as part of the Carr Center's publication, Making a Movement: The History and Future of Human Rights

Henry Kissinger against a black background

Stephanie Mitchell

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

The Impact of Henry Kissinger

Henry Kissinger – longtime scholar and diplomat – died on Wednesday, November 29. Several Belfer Center foreign policy and security experts share their thoughts on the impact Kissinger has had on the U.S., the world, and on themselves.

Kurt Campbell against a dark blue curtain backdrop.

Kim Hong-Ji/Pool Photo via AP

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

President Biden Nominates Kurt Campbell for Deputy Secretary of State 

The White House announced today that President Joe Biden has nominated Kurt Campbell for Deputy Secretary of State. Campbell, recent Belfer Center Senior Fellow and former Assistant Director of the Center, is currently the National Security Council Coordinator for the Indo-Pacific. He is the architect of Biden’s China and Indo-Pacific strategy and advises the president on a range of policy issues related to Asia.