In celebration of the North American Treaty Organization’s (NATO) seventieth anniversary, a group of 19 Georgetown students participated in the European-American Workshop on Security Affairs, where 28 military and political leaders convened to discuss issues of U.S.-European security.
Students met with Huawei executives in Shenzhen and rural farmers in Maharashtra as they conducted meetings, research, and interviews with local stakeholders on summer trips with the Initiative for U.S.-China Dialogue on Global Issues and the India Initiative.
In a Jersualem Post op-ed, Minatullah Al-Obaidi (MAAS'19) discusses how women must continue to struggle for freedom, rights, and political visibility in Iraq, despite a constitutional guarantee of 25% female representation in parliament since 2005.
In an op-ed for War on the Rocks Pat Savage (SSP’18) says the U.S. must being “relearning” how to develop conflict concepts that coordinate all services of the Armed Forces. 18 years of anti-insurgency focus has left the U.S. unprepared for a conventional war with Russia or China.
Daniel Byman, Professor of Security Studies and Vice Dean for Undergraduate Affairs, discusses how 9/11 acts as an outlier rather than a typical example of terror in a Foreign Policy oped. He notes how college first year students today are born after the event and struggle to understand the level…
Professor Joanna Lewis, who first joined the Georgetown faculty ten years ago, has been named Director of the Science, Technology and International Affairs (STIA). She succeeds Professor Mark Giordano, who served in the position for five years.