I never post as much as I should about the fabulous work done by the student editors of The Fletcher Forum. Partly compensating for my recent lapse, I’m going to share the list of articles I recently received in a Forum newsletter. Note that, “Founded in 1975, The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs is the student-managed foreign policy journal at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. The publication provides a broad, interdisciplinary platform for analysis of legal, political, economic, environmental, and diplomatic issues in international affairs.” And you can follow the Forum on Twitter. Happy reading!
An Interview with Ambassador Aizaz Chaudhry
Pakistan’s Ambassador to the U.S. Aizaz Chaudhry, F90, talks about the challenges of Pakistan’s engagement with the U.S. and Afghanistan and his time at Fletcher when the Berlin Wall was coming down.
Debunking Three Myths about Libya’s Civil War
Libya expert Jalel Harchaoui discusses some common misconceptions about Libya’s civil war.
An Interview with Scott McDonald, CEO, Oliver Wyman
Read as Scott McDonald, CEO of Oliver Wyman, talks about when it’s appropriate for businesses to take up a political mantle.
State Department Reorganization: Little to Show, Much to Worry About
“Staff reductions at the State Dept appear to be connected to the White House dictated goal of a 30% budget cut, but no specific logic has been described and the number appears disconnected from the unfinished reform effort.” Ronald E. Neumann expounds here.
An Interview with Paul Lambert: Understanding the Importance of Religious Literacy
What does religious literacy mean in a business context? Fletcher alum Paul Lambert helps us unpack this complex topic and understand the importance of religious literacy.
Challenges in Global Leadership by Adm. James Stavridis, USN (ret.)
Trump’s Misunderstanding of the U.S.-Japan Alliance by Pamela Kennedy
Blockchain For Government by Jennifer Brody