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Dynamics of Nuclear and Radiological Terrorism Threats to Post-Soviet Russia

    Editor:
  • Angelina Flood
| June 21, 2022

Simon Saradzhyan was invited to publicly brief the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) committee addressing the adequacy of strategies to prevent, counter, and respond to nuclear terrorism, and identify technical, policy, and resource gaps. The consensus study is a congressionally mandated analysis included in the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (Section 1299I) sponsored by the Office of the Secretary of Defense (Policy).  Nearly 60 stakeholders concerned about this topic from the Department of Defense, US Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration, State Department, National Security Council, US Congress, the National Labs, and many non-governmental organizations were in attendance. The briefings are available at the NAS event website. Video of the presentation can be found here.

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Conny Schneider

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

Answers to Tough Questions: the Framework of a Federal Data Security & Privacy Law

    Authors:
  • Tatyana Bolton
  • Brandon Pugh
  • Sofia Lesmes
  • Cory Simpson
| June 14, 2022

This one-pager is an overview and precursor to a series of policy recommendations for a federal data privacy and security law, which answer and expand on the concepts of preemption, private right of action, and the role of the FTC.

In this March 29, 2018, file photo the logo for Facebook appears on screens at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York's Times Square. Facebook made $40 billion in advertising revenue last year.

(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Policy Brief

Federal Data Security and Privacy Law: Finding Compromise On Federal Legislation

| Apr. 12, 2022

This explainer is part of a series considering roadblocks to a federal data security and privacy law, drawing upon research and engagement with stakeholders to identify and recommend appropriate courses of action to find compromise on federal legislation. Ongoing research also includes topics like civil rights in privacy, arbitration and covered entities and data. We offer the following initial recommendations:

A Syrian refugee receives the Chinese-made Sinopharm coronavirus vaccine at a medical center in the Zaatari refugee camp, in Mafraq, about 80 km (50 miles) north of the Jordanian capital Amman, Monday, Feb. 15, 2021.

AP Photo/Raad Adayleh

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

Applying Lessons from Other Global Crises to the COVID-19 Pandemic and Future Health Crises

    Authors:
  • Sabs Quereshi
  • Dr. Linda Mobula
  • Dr. Ambrose Otau Talisuna
  • Dr. Esther Tan
| Jan. 12, 2022

Over the course of the history of the humanitarian aid sector, thousands of humanitarian aid workers, including public health, medical and crises response experts from the United States and other nations have been deployed for decades developing and sharpening the technical skills needed in health crises. These experiences and skills can provide a framework to help strengthen health systems, risk communication and community engagement strategies, vaccine rollouts, recovery and overall public health funding in the U.S.

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

Six Things to Do Regardless of Variant

| Dec. 10, 2021

Variants put the focus back on prevention. We may end up going through the entire Greek alphabet as more variants continue to emerge. This doesn’t mean we’re starting from square one. We’ve learned an incredible amount of information these past 2 years on the virus that causes COVID-19 to know variants don’t defy the laws of physics and magically circumvent our pandemic prevention toolbox.

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

How to Make Holiday Gatherings Safer: 6 Things to Keep in Mind

| Oct. 25, 2021

Last year’s holiday season occurred during a raging pandemic and no vaccines in our toolbox. This year’s holiday season has two clear advantages: (1) we have safe and effective vaccines against COVID-19 and (2) we’re much more attuned to risk reduction measures like the availability of at-home testing, ventilation, and better masks that can make any type of gathering safer.

In this Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021 file photo, Students wearing protective masks walk past a "Welcome Back" sign before the first day of school at Sessums Elementary School in Riverview, Fla.

AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File

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

Back-to-School Pandemic Toolbox for Parents and Caregivers

| Aug. 24, 2021

Pediatric cases of COVID-19 are continuously rising in the midst of back to school re-openings. The Centers for Disease Control and Preventions updated Guidance for COVID-19 Prevention in K - 12 Schools to keep children safe through a layered prevention strategy is essential for schools to follow and consistently implement.