In the World

damaged road in Florida
September 19, 2017 Large Image
In the wake of hurricanes in Texas and Florida comes possibility of righting past inequities during redevelopment, says Fletcher alumna

Sarah Labowitz, F09, wasn’t supposed to be facing down a hurricane in Houston. She had hoped to be working for the first female president in U.S....

woman and child in badly damaged home in Florida after hurricane Irma
September 18, 2017 Large Image
Children can be deeply affected by natural disasters like hurricanes, and their caregivers need to know the signs, says child trauma researcher

As the nation recovers from hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the only two Category 4 Atlantic storms to hit the United States in the same year, it’s...

Daniel Shapiro at Tufts
September 15, 2017 Large Image
Former U.S. Ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro says the Israelis and Palestinians view conflict as a zero-sum game

Daniel Shapiro, who served as U.S. ambassador to Israel from 2011 to 2017, is a firm believer in working toward separate, sovereign states for...

Tsering Gellek with monastics at SINI in India
September 14, 2017 Large Image
Tsering Gellek, F00, honored for efforts to preserve Tibetan Buddhist culture and foster East-West dialogue

As the American-born daughter of a French-Egyptian poet and a Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader, Tsering Gellek, F00, grew up bridging cultures—...

People in Seoul watch TV news about North Korea missile program
September 12, 2017 Large Image
As North Korea ratchets up its nuclear provocations, Fletcher’s Sung-Yoon Lee examines what motivates the regime’s leader

Despite international warnings and U.N. sanctions, North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un has not stopped his country’s nuclear program. If anything, he’s...