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United States' Ambassador to India Richard Verma speaks at the Foreign Correspondents Club Of South Asia in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017. Verma said that India-U.S. relation is on an upward trajectory

AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal

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

Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center Senior Fellow Richard Verma Nominated as U.S. Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources 

| Jan. 17, 2023

The White House has announced President Biden's nomination of Ambassador Richard Verma as Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources at the U.S. Department of State. Ambassador Verma is a Senior Fellow with Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and an active member of the Harvard Kennedy School community. 

juvenile Arctic cod

Shawn Harper, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Journal Article - Polar Record

The Central Arctic Ocean Fisheries Moratorium: A Rare Example of the Precautionary Principle in Fisheries Management

| Jan. 16, 2023

This paper explores the unique conditions that made the Agreement to Prevent Unregulated High Seas Fisheries in the Central Arctic Ocean possible and examines how success was achieved by the interrelationships of science, policy, legal structures, politics, stakeholder collaboration, and diplomacy.

bare tree, river, snow-covered Kyiv

AP/Bernat Armangue

Analysis & Opinions - PS Quarterly

A Diplomatic Winter?

| Dec. 12, 2022

Joseph Nye writes that neither the war in Ukraine nor the Chinese Communist Party's increasingly turn to nationalism and “wolf warrior” diplomacy looks promising for effective diplomacy in 2023.

President Joe Biden

AP/Susan Walsh, File

Analysis & Opinions - Project Syndicate

War Over Taiwan?

| Dec. 02, 2022

Joseph Nye explains why, for five decades, both China and the United States benefited from the time they had bought on the question of the island's status. To prevent what is currently a managed competition from spiraling out of control, the United States should take careful but clear steps to strengthen its longstanding policy of "double deterrence."

The Ukrainian flag flatters at half mast near the Ukrainian Motherland monument

AP/Bernat Armangue

Analysis & Opinions - Foreign Policy

The Perpetually Irrational Ukraine Debate

| Nov. 29, 2022

Stephen Walt argues the war in Ukraine continues to be discussed in ways that are self-serving—and self-defeating. A narrowing of debate is typical of most wars—at least for a long time—with governments encouraging patriotic groupthink and marginalizing dissident views. And this war has been no exception thus far.