In the World

Photo illustration of New York City Manhattan skyline at night with the concept of network connection
October 25, 2019 Large Image
Fletcher graduate Liz Kerton connects tech startups with established companies to bring new ideas to the global market

Liz Kerton, F98, connects established powerhouses in the automotive and telecommunications industries with innovative startups from around the...

Two men shaking hands. Why Russia is the new Middle East power broker; the U.S. withdrawal from a previously Kurdish-controlled region gives Russia even more influence in the region
October 24, 2019 Large Image
The U.S. withdrawal from a previously Kurdish-controlled area gives Russia even more influence in the region, a Fletcher professor says

In a deal forged in Russia earlier this week, Russian and Turkish troops will take joint control of a vast swath of northeastern Syria that was...

Man standing in front of a classroom of students. Former senior Justice Department official—and popular podcast host—Chuck Rosenberg, A82, brings life lessons to an unexpected audience.
October 24, 2019 Large Image
Former senior Justice Department official—and popular podcast host—Chuck Rosenberg, A82, brings life lessons to an unexpected audience

Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama have a lot in common, according to a man who worked for both of them. Chuck Rosenberg, A82, who served...

Family sitting atop crowded truck with their possessions. Turkey’s military offensive in northeastern Syria has raised concerns about ethnic cleansing of Kurds in the region, who were U.S. allies in the fight against ISIS.
October 23, 2019 Large Image
The international community should monitor how Turkey treats Kurdish civilians in northeastern Syria—and consider the responsibility to protect them, Fletcher School professor says

Turkey’s recent attacks on northeastern Syria have raised concerns that the Kurdish residents of the region, who were U.S. allies in the fight...

A man speaking into a microphone. Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, tells a Tufts audience that what happens in the world fundamentally affects life in the United States
October 21, 2019 Large Image
Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, tells a Tufts audience that what happens in the world fundamentally affects life in the United States

This particular moment in world politics stands out as a pivotal moment in history, said Richard Haass in his Dr. Maurice S. Segal Lecture at The...

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