SFS Research


  • The Institute for the Study of Diplomacy PUBLISHES REPORT ON THE FUTURE OF THE ARCTIC

    The Institute for the Study of Diplomacy PUBLISHES REPORT ON THE FUTURE OF THE ARCTIC

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Faculty Research

Victor Cha Publishes Research on North Korean Development of Missile Capabilities

Professor Victor Cha recently published research identifying “13, out of an estimated total of 20, undeclared North Korean missile operating bases” for “short-range ballistic missiles.” The report noted that “North Korea’s decommissioning of the Sohae satellite launch facility, while gaining much media attention, obscures the military threat to U.S. forces and South Korea from this and other undeclared ballistic missile bases.”

Marko Klašnja Publishes Research on Multi-Generational Effects of Education

This Washington Post article summarizes the findings of research published by Professor Marko Klašnja, who used poverty rates and average years of schooling completed in areas surrounding religious missions to show that the benefits of education last longer than the lifetime of the generations who directly receive it.

Student Research

Centers and Institutes

GIWPS Study Referenced in Article on Pakistani Policewoman

This Nasdaq article, detailing the heroism of Pakistani policewoman Suhai Aziz Talpur during a recent attack on the Chinese consulate in Karachi, references a study performed by the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security which ranked Pakistan as the fourth worst country for women. The article uses the study to illustrate the point that strong women such as Talpur, a “potential feminist icon,” are helping to change the perception and role of women in their country.

SFS Institute for the Study of Diplomacy Releases “Religious Intolerance and America’s Image and Policies Abroad” Report

The ISD’s “Religious Intolerance and America’s Image and Policies Abroad” report documents the effects of religious intolerance on US diplomacy. The report includes excerpts from a conversation with “diplomatic corps, academia, non-governmental organizations, and U.S.-based faith communities,” and the ISD created a list of “Guiding Principles and Policy Recommendations” for policymakers and organizations to keep in mind when researching and/or working on policies.