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The Russia-Ukraine War: A Setback for Arms Control

May 2022

The Russia-Ukraine war is entering its fourth month, with no end in sight.  The Kremlin seems intent on achieving a victory on the battlefield, while relations between the West and Russia plummet to...

CISAC names 2022-23 fellows

May 2022

The Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) is pleased to welcome the fellows who will be joining us for the 2022-23 academic year. These scholars will spend the academic year...

Which Yoon Should Biden Expect at the Upcoming South Korea-U.S. Summit?

May 2022

Yoon has been compared to Biden’s own nemesis, Donald Trump, but he is far from a political iconoclast.

ARD Releases April 2022 Issue of Mofeed Digest

May 2022

The Program on Arab Reform and Democracy (ARD) at CDDRL is pleased to announce the release of the April 2022 issue of Mofeed Digest, a periodic recap of the most important scholarly and policy...

Should the Government Regulate Social Media?

May 2022

Government regulation to prevent the spread of misinformation and disinformation is neither desirable nor feasible.

SHP Welcomes 2 New Knight-Hennessy Scholars to PhD Program

May 2022

The new Knight-Hennessy Scholars are both working toward improving health equity here at home and around the world.

Mofeed-19 Discusses the Pandemic's Impact on Lebanon's Sectarian Politics

May 2022

Rima Majed, Assistant Professor of Sociology at American University of Beirut, joins ARD scholars Amr Hamzawy and Hesham Sallam on the sixth episode of Mofeed-19, a 19-minute video podcast that...

Russians allegedly storm Ukrainian ISP, blackmail it to switch to Russian networks

May 2022

Ukraine’s state communications agency said Friday that Russian forces had invaded a Kherson-based Internet company and disconnected all equipment, threatening to confiscate it if the company did not...

Congratulations to CISAC Honors Students inducted to Phi Beta Kappa!

May 2022

Five CISAC Honors students were inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. Phi Beta Kappa selects students with high academic achievement who have also successfully taken classes showing a breadth of engagement...

Sanaa Seif and Sharif Abdel Kouddous Discuss Egypt's Worsening Human Rights Situation

May 2022

The Program on Arab Reform and Democracy (ARD) at CDDRL hosted a talk featuring prominent political activist Sanaa Seif and award-winning journalist Sharif Abdel Kouddous, who discussed the current...

Everything Counts: Building a Control Regime for Nonstrategic Nuclear Warheads in Europe

May 2022

Before the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the Biden administration insisted in arms control talks with Russia that a follow-on agreement to the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) should...

CDDRL Congratulates Newly Elected Phi Beta Kappa Members

May 2022

Sylvie Ashford (honors class of 2021) and Carolyn Chun (honors class of 2022) are among the newest members of this prestigious academic honors society.

Scholars Gather to Analyze Causes, Prospects, and Challenges of China’s Common Prosperity Program

May 2022

SCCEI joins forces with the Asia Society Policy Institute (ASPI) to convene private roundtables comprised of social science experts who conduct data-intensive research into timely issues confronting...

K-pop’s “Next Level”: Notes from the Field

May 2022

Prof. Dafna Zur shares impressions from her visit with Soo-Man Lee, founder and chief producer of SM Entertainment, and the rare opportunity to tour the Seoul-based company and see the K-pop...

What Does It Mean to Be an American?: Reflections from Students (Part 8)

May 2022

Reflections of eight students on the website “What Does It Mean to Be an American?”

Belarus has good reason for concern over Putin’s nuclear intimidation

May 2022

In a May 5 interview with the Associated Press, Belarus dictator Alyaksandr Lukashenka expressed concern that the ongoing Russo-Ukrainian War could see the use of nuclear weapons. Lukashenka called...

Off the Farm and Into the Field: Master's Students Practice Hands-on Policymaking

May 2022

The 2022 cohort of the Ford Dorsey Master's in International Policy has been busy this quarter getting out of the classroom and into hands-on policymaking with partner organizations in Tunisia,...

Ukraine And The Cloud Of Genocide

May 2022

When confronted with the murderous policies of the Third Reich on the eastern front in the late summer of 1941, Winston Churchill stated: “We are in the presence of a crime without a name.”

Missed diagnoses: Study highlights the importance of physician skills in health care

May 2022

Research by David Chan and Matthew Gentzkow points to how much diagnostic skills matter in patient care and how policies to boost skills can improve health care efficiency.

Nuclear weapon-free zones and the issue of maritime transit in Latin America

May 2022

Why did Latin American states exclude a prohibition on maritime nuclear transit from their regional nuclear weapon-free zone (NWFZ)?

Russia Victory Day and War in Ukraine

May 2022

Norman Naimark discusses the war crimes committed in Ukraine and Putin's comments on the war during the Russia Victory Day parade.

CDDRL Honors Aluma Named Knight-Hennessy Scholar

May 2022

Carson Smith (honors class of 2018-19) is among 70 scholars in the Knight-Hennessy Scholars' fifth cohort.

Nate Persily and Daphne Keller Give Testimony on Platform Regulation

May 2022

"We cannot live in a world where Facebook and Google know everything about us and we know next to nothing about them." – Nate Persily

How the west became less anxious about Russia’s nuclear threat

May 2022

Despite sabre-rattling US and allies believe deploying such weapons would be too risky for Moscow

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