From the monthly archives: April 2020

WPF’s Bridget Conley interviews Xiaodon Liang about this new WPF published paper, “A typology of corrupt third-parties in the legal arms trade” (World Peace Foundation April 2020).

Drawing on WPF’s Compendium of Arms Trade Corruption, Liang developed a typology of third party actors in arms deals. In this video interview, Liang provides an overview […]

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Today, the WPF is launching a new research project tracking COVID 19 in places of detention, with focus on the United States. Our first case study, of Massachusetts, is now available. The project is led by WPF Research Director, Bridget Conley, and draws on a team of Tufts University-affiliated researchers.

Beginning in […]

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The memo, “Governance Implications of Epidemic Disease in Africa: Updating the Agenda for COVID-19″ was originally posted by the London School of Economics, as part of the Conflict Research Program. The memo summarises some of what is known about epidemic disease and governance in Africa based on past experience, and poses questions concerning COVID-19.

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On Monday, April 20th, I had the chance to speak with Adrienne Klein, a Fletcher graduate and former student of mine, about time she spent working in a makeshift morgue in New York City. I spoke with her while she was ‘camping out’ in quarantine in an empty apartment several blocks from her home.

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This essay is part of a series, Fletcher Voices. WPF invited students at Tufts University’s the Fletcher School for Law and Diplomacy to submit short essays reflecting on the impact of coronavirus. Zihao Liu is a Class of 2020 Master of Arts in Law & Diplomacy candidate at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, where […]

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This essay is part of a series, Fletcher Voices. WPF invited students at Tufts University’s the Fletcher School for Law and Diplomacy to submit short essays reflecting on the impact of coronavirus. Kevin Dupont is a second-year MALD at the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, where he studies International Security Studies and focuses on […]

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