Dr. Irfan Nooruddin, SFS Professor and election specialist, analyzed the results of the 2017 Honduran Presidential Election at the request of the Organization for American States. He gave a presentation of his report with the Center for Latin American Studies.
As North Korea’s nuclear capabilities grow, SFS Professor Victor Cha cautions against the use of preventive military strikes. According to Cha, “There is a forceful military option available that can address the threat without escalating into a war that would likely kill tens, if not hundreds, of thousands of Americans.”
Andrea Moneton (SFS ’18), an International Politics major with a concentration on Foreign Policy, hopes to use her knowledge of and experience with international and intercultural relations after graduation to make an impact in people’s lives through her work.
“I appreciate all the opportunities Georgetown has given me to travel and conduct independent research, which has been invaluable to my understanding of transnational threats,” said Hannah Byrne (SSP’18). Byrne is pursuing her master’s degree in the Security Studies Program, which has provided her with numerous opportunities to get a first-hand look at asymmetric conflict abroad.
SFS Alumnus Yash Johri calls for the adoption of Indian legislation that would not be too draconian yet serve to temper uncensored voices.
SFS Professor Hoffman argues that Al-Qaida has deliberately stayed in the shadow of ISIS, is still contesting almost half of Afghanistan, and is still capable of carrying out attacks in the West.
On February 7th, 2018, Dr. Alexander Thurston, Assistant Professor of Teaching in the African Studies Program, launched his new book Boko Haram: The History of an African Jihadist Movement at an event hosted by the Mortara Center for International Studies.