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February 6, 2020

Do Republicans view Vladimir Putin in the same light that Russians view Donald Trump?  

Mershon Center’s Olga Kamenchuk says the findings may explain why congressional Republicans are…

November 22, 2019

On November 15-16 the Mershon Center for International Security Studies hosted its first annual peacebuilding symposium, “Exploring Obstacles to Social Cohesion in the Aftermath of Violent…

November 20, 2019

This post is a book overview of Un Siècle de Réfugiés. Photographier l’exil [A Century of Refugees: Photographing Exile] by Bruno Cabanes, Donald G. and Mary A. Dunn Chair in Modern Military…

November 7, 2019

In the aftermath of violent conflict, peace practitioners, policymakers, and foundations spend billions of dollars and decades of time trying to rebuild societies torn apart…

October 13, 2019

After a yearlong process of surveys, focus groups, and analyses, the Mershon Center for International Security Studies is launching its strategic plan for 2019 through 2023, “Interdisciplinary…

October 11, 2019

This is farmland along a river in Bangladesh.

At least, it used to be. 

The stubble on the left is a rice field that used to stretch another 600 meters out into the river. Flooding…

October 10, 2019

Four Mershon affiliates are part of a $300,000 grant from the State Department to create the Serbian Educational Alliance.

The grant, administered…

October 9, 2019

Realism as a theoretical perspective has dominated the study of international relations for centuries. From the sophists and Thucydides, to Machiavelli and Hobbes, E. H. Carr and Hans Morgenthau,…

October 2, 2019

Impeachment is a loaded word. It's also a complicated process, one that most of us probably don't fully understand. 

Did you know, for instance, that a president who is impeached and…